Tag Archives: unrest

ONLF calls for restraint by all sides in Eastern Ethiopia

ESAT News (August 8, 2018) The Ogaden National Liberation Front (ONLF) called for restraint by all sides in Eastern Ethiopia while it denounced the killing, looting and burning of churches in Jijiga over the weekend. Renewed unrest in Jijiga, the capital of the Somali region in Eastern Ethiopia, led to the killing of at least 90 people and injuries to ...

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    Scores killed in Jijiga, Dire Dawa in an attack by Liyou Police and armed youth

    by Engidu Woldie ESAT News (August 6, 2018) [UPDATE: As we compile this report, the national defense forces and federal police have been given orders to restore calm and protect the public in the Somali region of Ethiopia, as per a statement by the Office of Government Communication Affairs. The Office said the order has been give based on the ...

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      Ethiopia: Dozens killed in ethnic attack in south west Ethiopia

      ESAT News (October 23, 2017) Information reaching ESAT show that dozens of people were killed over the weekend in south west Ethiopia when anti-government protests turned violent in Bedele and Chora, in Illubabor. Several houses were set on fire and at least 5000 people were forced out of their homes and went to hiding in forests as attackers, some using ...

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        Anti-govt protests continue in Ethiopia as two killed in Chancho

        ESAT News (October 16, 2017) Protests continued for the second week in Ethiopia’s Oromo region as Agazi forces of the regime killed two people in Chancho, 32 miles north of the capital Addis Ababa. Protests continue in Jimma, Chancho, Sululta and Metu on Monday. Witnesses say in Metu, the local police and officials have taken part in the protests that ...

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