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Ethiopia: Crimes Against Students and Humanity

Stand up for your Rights NOW or NEVER!
When Ambo University students were massacred, many at Addis Ababa University remained silent. Mekele University students did not protest. They stayed put and remained silent. Students at Bahr Dar, Gondar, Dire Dawa and other universities also remained silent. Who is going to stand for you if you don’t stand for others? It’s Now or Never!!

By Alemayehu G. Mariam ,

ON May 2, 2014, BBC reported that the security forces of the regime in Ethiopia had massacred at least 47 university and high school students in the town of Ambo 80 miles west of the capital Addis Ababa. The regime dismissed the massacre and tried to sweep it under the rug claiming that a “few anti-peace forces incited and coordinated the violence”. There has been little international coverage or outrage over the massacre.  Continue reading Ethiopia: Crimes Against Students and Humanity