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Land confiscated after over 400 people were evicted

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November 20, 2014

After 470 people were inhumanely evicted from their lands from Kebele 11, Kombolcha Woreda of South Wello Zone in the name of investment, the land has been sold for 1 birr and 26 cents per meter.

After the mounting pressures, a meeting between members of the public and the cabinet revealed that they have sold the land...

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Jimma expresses dissatisfaction with the regime

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November 19, 2014

The people of Jimma, South Western Ethiopia, and representatives of various organisations, have expressed that they have lost faith in the government and that they want change, during a meeting held in the presence of Muktar Kedir, President of the Oromia Region, Sufian Ahmed, Minister of Finance and also the Head of...

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Several being arrested in Oromia region

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November 18, 2014

Weeks after the mass arrest of people in Oromia region saw the light of international media; several people are still being detained and sentenced in the Region.

According to the Human Rights League of the Horn of Africa (HRLHA), more than 20 Oromos students, teachers and farmers from different villages were arrested since...

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Police brutally kill a mother and son in Jimma

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November 13, 2014

Ethiopian Federal police officers stationed in Jimma, Southwest Ethiopia, have brutally   gunned down a mother and her son in the early hours of Thursday 13 November, 2014. They fired over 10 bullets after breaking into the house of the victims. The officers returned to their camp later that morning.

The residents of the...

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Political parties issue call to religious groups

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November 10, 2014

 

The nine home based Ethiopian opposition political parties that have come together under the motto “Freedom for a Fair Election”, have issued their first call to religious organisations as part of their one month program.

 

The parties recalled the immense role that religious denominations have played when...

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Members of AEUP being detained

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November 05, 2014

In a manner that looks to be precautionary act before the upcoming national election, the All Ethiopians Unity Party (AEUP) has stated that its members are being detained in the Eastern and Western parts of Gojjam, North Central Ethiopia.

Similarly, Mamo Gemo, chairman of the Unity for Democracy and Justice (UDJ) in the...

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Amnesty finds many Oromos are being harassed, arrested and killed

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October 29, 2014

A study by the rights group, Amnesty International, conducted since 2011 has found that at least 5000 Oromo people are in prison in Ethiopia.

Claire Beston, the investigator and Amnesty International’s Ethiopia researcher said to ESAT that the number could even be more than this had the Ethiopian government allowed i...

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Increasing military presence in Gambella

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October 28, 2014

 Following the violent clashes between Mezhenger and government forces near the Southern and Gambella borders, which claimed the lives of local militia and at least 50 members of the Federal police members in the past few weeks, a large presence of the Ethiopian Defense Forces is now being observed.

ESAT’s reporter said t...

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