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Ethiopian protests continue, defying TPLF’s repressive martial law

21 Feb

Posted by The Ethiopia Observatory (TEO)



Defence Minister Siraj Fergesa issues as chair of Command Post details of SOE

At least eight killed dozens wounded in protests across Oromia

12 Oct

Posted by The Ethiopia Observatory (TEO)
by Addis Standard
Addis Abeba, Oct. 11/2017 – At least eight people were killed and more than 30 wounded during fresh protests that hit several cities and towns across the Oromia regional state today, according to Addisu Arega Kitessa, head of the Oromia government communication affairs bureau.
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በኦሮሚያ የአምስት ቀን ሥራ ማቆም አድማ መጭው ረቡዕ ይጀመራል! በአማራም ከግብር ጋር ተያይዞ ተመሳሳይ ተቃውሞ እንደሚከሰት እየተጠበቀ ነው!

19 Aug

Posted by The Ethiopia Observatory (TEO)
(ኢሳት ዜና –ነሐሴ 12/2009) በኦሮሚያ በቀጣዩ ሳምንት አጠቃላይ የስራ ማቆም አድማና ተቃውሞ መጠራቱ ታወቀ።

በተለያዩ የኦሮሚያ አካባቢዎች የሚገኙ ወጣቶች በህቡዕ በመንቀሳቀስ በክልሉ በሁሉም አካባቢዎች በሚቀጥለው ሳምንት ረቡዕ ጀምሮ ለአምስት ቀናት የሚቆይ አድማ ለማድረግ ዝግጅት ላይ መሆናቸውን መረጃዎች ያሳያሉ።

በሌላ በኩል በአማራ ክልል በተለይም ባሕር ዳርን ጨምሮ በምስራቅና ምዕራብ ጎጃም ሌላ ዙር አድማና የተቃውሞ እንቅስቃሴ ሊደረግ እንደሚችል እየተነገረ ነው። ለነሐሴ 10 ተራዝሞ በነበረው የግብር መክፈያ ቀነ ገደብ አብዛኛው የንግዱ ማኅብረሰብ ባለመክፈሉ በአንዳንድ አካባቢዎች ውጥረት መንገሱን መረጃዎች ያመለክታሉ። ሱቆች እየታሸጉ ነው። የነጋዴዎች እስርም ቀጥሏል።
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The TPLF’s plan, a people’s protest and a government’s response

10 Mar

Posted by The Ethiopia Observatory (TEO)
by Amnesty International
The Ethiopian government declared a state of emergency on 9 October 2016. Protests in Oromia, which later spread to Amhara and other regions, had been ongoing since November 2015.

The protests in the Oromia Region in November 2015 were initially against the government’s Addis Ababa ‘Master Plan’, which would have extended the capital, Addis Ababa, into Oromia Regional State. Protesters were concerned that the Master Plan would lead to evictions of Oromo farmers living in the outskirts of the capital.
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Obama Administration rebukes ‘democratic’ Ethiopia regime’s intolerance of peaceful protests; urges addressing legitimtate grievances

19 Dec

By Keffyalew Gebremedhin – The Ethiopia Observatory (TEO)

The Obama Administration has finally come around to pronounce itself on the popular uprising in Ethiopia, extremely belated though.
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