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Ireecha Massacre still in the news: A human rights expert explains what happened at Bishoftu to Arise News

3 Oct

 

Posted by The Ethiopia Observatory (TEO)
 

 
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2 Oct

Posted by The Ethiopia Observatory (TEO)
 

 

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    Eyewitness says police & helicopter fire on Ireecha celebrants at Bishoftu; more than 500 reportedly killed

    Irreecha massacre October 2, 2016: An infamous day in Ethiopia with hundreds feared killed in Bishoftu
     

Eyewitness says police & helicopter fire on Ireecha celebrants at Bishoftu; more than 500 reportedly killed

2 Oct

Posted by The Ethiopia Observatory (TEO)
 


 

The murderous TPLF regime has claimed 52 persons were killed in the stampede, but not fires by security forces and helicopter from the sky.
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Does this look to BBC people are throwing rocks at police? Do these police look threatened at all? Weren’t your journalists there when helicopters threw tear gas and opened fire?

2 Oct

Posted by The Ethiopia Observatory (TEO)
 

Ireecha celebrants standing in peace and protesting.

Ireecha celebrants standing in peace and protesting.


 
/Jawar Mohammed.
 

Irreecha massacre October 2, 2016: An infamous day in Ethiopia with hundreds feared killed in Bishoftu

2 Oct

Posted by The Ethiopia Observatory (TEO)
by OPride
 

At least 250 feared dead in Bishoftu, Ethiopia, after police used tear gas and opened fire on people gathered to mark Irreechaa, the Oromo thanksgiving festival, according to activists and eyewitness reports. The Irreechaa holiday at Hora Arsadi, the crater lake near the site of Sunday’s massacre, is considered the biggest cultural and spiritual celebration in Africa.
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