Tag Archives: Sidama Zone

Four prisoners shot and killed in Yirgalem, Southern Ethiopia

ESAT News (January 12, 2018) Four prisoners were shot and killed on Monday in Yirgalem town, Sidama Zone, Southern Ethiopia. The prisoners were demanding their release saying they had completed their time. Police said they were killed while trying to escape the prison. But the Sidama Liberation Movement (SLM) said that was not the case. Chairman of the Sidama Liberation ...

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    Ethiopia: Thousands of Sidamas evicted from Bale

    ESAT News (September 12, 2017) An estimated 5000 Sidamas were evicted from Bale Zone following orders by local authorities. A witness told ESAT that the lives of thousands is in peril. The witness said the about 5000 Sidamas have settled in Chiri district in Sidama Zone, Southern Ethiopia. Authorities have ordered the Sidamas, who lived in Bale in harmony with ...

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