“Members of the Oromo, Gumuz, Amhara and other ethnic groups live in the bordering kebeles of Oromia and Benishangul Gumuz regional states. There have been clashes in the past particularly between members of the Oromo and Gumuz ethnic groups over claim
“In this 109th Special report, the Ethiopian Human Rights Council (EHRCO) presents its findings on human rights violations caused as a result of the ethnic conflict that flared up between members of the Sidama and Guji Oromo ethnic groups living in Won
“Police in Nekemte town, Eastern Wellega Zone in the Oromia Region, detained fifteen people since August 23, 2007 without taking them to a court of law until the date of issuance of this report. The police came with a search warrant stating that they a
” Nov. 6/2005 being the annual celebration day of Amanuel, in the Trinity Church of Kore Town, the Christians of the area celebrate it at a high magnitude. Among the arm bearers of Kore Town assigned to keep the peace during the celebration, one of the
“EHRCO had denounced the illegal arrest and detention of persons of Oromo decent following the student protests in different parts of Oromia that had ignited following the decision taken by Addis Ababa University to suspend and dismiss Oromo students.
OPEN 75th Special Report: Reveal The Condition And Whereabouts of Citizens Illegally Taken By Government Security Forces
“It is to be recalled that following the protests by Oromo students of Addis Ababa University as of 18 January 2004, Oromo students were arrested by police and dismissed from their studies by the university administration. In its 74th Special Report is