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Ethiopia Illegally Detains 5,000 Oromos in the Past Four Years: Amnesty

The Ethiopian regime, led by the Tigray People's Liberation Front (TPLF), is engaged in systematic destruction of Oromo social fabric. It is committing, at times, acts of genocide against the Oromo people to forcibly suppress their demand for self-determination. (Photo: detained and shaved Oromo students at a certain concentration camp near Afar)
The Ethiopian regime, led by the Tigray People’s Liberation Front (TPLF), is engaged in systematic destruction of the Oromo social fabric. It is committing, at times, acts of genocide against the Oromo people to forcibly suppress their demand for self-determination. (Photo: Hundreds of detained and shaved Oromo students at a certain concentration camp)

By William Davison,

ETHIOPIAN government illegally detained at least 5,000 members of the country’s most populous ethnic group, the Oromo, over the past four years as it seeks to crush political dissent, Amnesty International said.

Victims include politicians, students, singers and civil servants, sometimes only for wearing Oromo traditional dress, or for holding influential positions within the community, the London-based advocacy group said in a report today.  Continue reading Ethiopia Illegally Detains 5,000 Oromos in the Past Four Years: Amnesty