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Ethiopia charges 2 with terrorism over deadly stampede

Our town of Bishoftu has been turned into a scene of blood bath.

Ethiopia has charged two people with terrorism, saying they caused a stampede last year that killed dozens of people and led the government to declare a state of emergency.

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Ethiopia Court Found Former Senior Opposition Figure Yonatan Tesfaye Guilty of Terrorism Charges

Yonatan Tesfaye charged after anti-govt Facebook posts

The charges of ‘encouragement of terrorism’, stipulated under article six of the ATP, were largely drawn from Yonatan Tesfaye's Facebook activism during the protests in Ethiopia.

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The Torture Chronicles of Ethiopian Patriot Habtamu Ayalew (in His Own Words)

Who is Ethiopian Patriot Habtamu Ayalew?

Quite awful. Among the most extreme forms of torture practiced at Maekelawi, something that is impossible to believe, is where a human being (prisoners) is crucified like Jesus Christ.

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Ethiopia: Testimony of Seenaa Jimjimo, The Suffering of Oromo People

Testimony of Seenaa Jimjimo, The Suffering of Oromo People

The human rights violations I talk about are of individuals I know personally, who got killed, mutilated, tortured and still languish in prison. Their crime is for only being Oromo and outspoken.

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Amhara nationalism or Ethiopian patriotism, you cannot have it both ways!

Gondar protest rally

What we need is Ethiopian patriotism! Patriotism is what Ethiopia lacks today. Patriotism is generous, selfless, patient, inclusive, and stabilizing.

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Human Rights Watch World Report 2017: Ethiopia

Armed security officials watch as protesters stage a protest

Large-scale and unprecedented protests swept through Ethiopia’s largest region of Oromia beginning in November 2015, and in the Amhara region from July 2016.

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Ethiopia: Year of Brutality, Restrictions (HRW)

Ethiopian security hold back demonstrators

Security forces killed hundreds and detained tens of thousands of protesters in Ethiopia’s Oromia and Amhara regions during the year.

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Ethiopia: What is the Ultimate Goal of the Oromo Movement?

The miscarriage of Oromo Leadership

The Oromo elites have as an ultimate goal for the Oromo movement the independence of Oromia as a sovereign nation without explicitly saying so for a political backlash such a view would bring about.

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TPLF charges 22 Ethiopian diaspora over terror plot

Dozens arrested in Ethiopia anti-government protest

Accordingly, prosecutors alleged that the 22 individuals under the file name of the first defendant Dereje Alemu Desta, are suspected of inciting violence.

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One Year on, Calls for Ethiopia to Discuss Issues With Protesters

Feyisa Lilesa neared the finish line in Rio de Janeiro

Feyisa, who now fears returning to Ethiopia, addressed members of the European Parliament one year after the start of the Oromo protests.

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Ethiopia: The summer of our upheaval (Yilma Bekele)

Protestors in Gondar had heard about this and came out ready to speak up for the lives of these fallen heroes and heroines from Oromia

Ethiopians both at home and those dispersed all over the world felt empowered when they saw our Oromo and Amhara cousins standing together.

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SMNE Press Release on the death of hundreds at Irreecha

Soldiers intimidating festival participants in the town of Bishoftu.

Despite ruling regime’s reports of 60-70 deaths, reliable sources using body counts and names, allege deaths numbering nearly 700 persons.

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Ethiopia: Heavy fighting underway in Western Arsi, Aje

Ethiopia: Heavy fighting underway in Western Arsi, Aje

Eyewitnesses says heavy fighting between farmers and Ethiopian regime forces underway in Western Arsi, Aje (Oromia region). At least 14 regime soldiers and 20 farmers are killed so far, regime forces are withdrawing from the area.

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Protests underway around the Outskirts of Addis Ababa

Protests underway around the Outskirts of Addis Ababa

ESAT Breaking News: Protests underway around the Outskirts of Ethiopia's capital Addis Ababa.

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Protests hit Ethiopia after stampede deaths

On Monday, witnesses said crowds took to the streets in Oromiya’s Ambo, Guder, Bule Hora and other towns in response to the deaths.

On Monday, witnesses said crowds took to the streets in Oromiya’s Ambo, Guder, Bule Hora and other towns in response to the deaths.

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Ethiopia: Uprising renewed in Oromia region

Uprising renewed in Oromia region

Following the massacre in Bishoftu (Debre Zeit) at Irreecha festival, uprising in Oromia towns resumed. Protesters are burning government vehicles and properties everywhere.

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Government continues mass murder in Ethiopia: Massacre at Irreecha Celebration

Our town of Bishoftu has been turned into a scene of blood bath.

It was meant to be a sacred and joyous religious holy-day where millions gather with their families and loved ones to give thanks.

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Ethiopia: OLF Press Release on Irreecha Massacre

Irrecha Massacre of 2016 by TPLF Regime is a day of Infamy for Oromo people

The TPLF has committed genocide against Oromo people by murdering in a broad day light peaceful people who gathered at Bishoftu to Celebrate Irrecha, the Oromo National Thanks Giving Festival celebration on October 2, 2016.

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Ethiopia: Protesters at Irreecha festival were entirely peaceful

Protesters at Irreecha festival were entirely peaceful

Eyewitnesses said demonstrators were entirely peaceful at Irreecha festival until Ethiopian regime forces start firing bullets at the crowd.

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Ethiopia: Hundreds massacred at Irreecha celebration

Hundreds massacred at the annual Irreecha celebration

Attack helicopters from the sky and the notorious TPLF-Agazi forces from the ground unleashed live bullets against millions of unarmed Irreecha festival participants.

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