Tag Archives: ethnic conflict

05 November 20

Ethiopia: ‘War’ breaks out between government and Tigray forces

Ethiopia’s army says it is at war against forces in the country’s heavily-armed Tigray region after Nobel Prize-winning prime minister Abiy Ahmed sent troops in the region.

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22 November 19

Ethiopia: Ruling coalition agrees to form single party ahead of 2020 poll

Ethiopia’s ruling coalition has agreed to form a single national party ahead of elections next year.

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08 August 19

A Sidama referendum won’t fix Ethiopia’s ethnic troubles

Dozens of people were killed in southern Ethiopia last month during clashes between activists from the country’s Sidama ethnic group and security forces. Ethiopia’s fifth-largest ethnic group is demanding its own federal state and the constitution legally binds the government
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07 August 18

Security forces kill four protesters in Ethiopia’s eastern Somali region

Security forces in Ethiopia killed four protesters in the country’s eastern Somali region, according to witness reports.

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