Tag Archives: Ethnic violence

05 November 19

Ex-Rwanda official stands trial in Belgium over 1994 genocide

Former Rwandan official Fabien Neretse went on trial in Belgium on Monday, charged with his involvement in the 1994 genocide that killed an estimated 800,000 ethnic Tutsis and moderate Hutus.

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01 November 19

Ethiopia: At least 78 killed in protest violence, death toll could rise

Authorities in Ethiopia say at least 78 people were killed during protest violence last week, warning the death toll could still rise as ethnic tensions continue to trouble the East African nation.

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30 October 19

Ethiopia PM calls for unity after deadly ethnic violence

Ethiopia Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has called on his country’s people to unite after the latest spate of deadly violence brings national security into question.

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29 September 19

Ethiopia: More than 1,000 people killed in ethnic violence over past year

Ethiopia’s government has confirmed that more than 1,000 people have been killed in ethnic violence over the past 12 months.

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29 July 19

Ethiopia: Dozens killed in Sidama clashes

At least 25 people have been killed in clashes between security forces and activists in Ethiopia’s southern Sidama region.

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05 July 19

DRC President: Ituri violence ‘attempted genocide’

Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) President Felix Tshisekedi has called recent ethnic violence in the northeastern Ituri province an “attempted genocide”.

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03 July 19

Ethiopia: Internet restored 10 days after coup attempt

Ethiopia began restoring internet services on Tuesday, 10 days after a coup attempt in the Amhara region in which six top government officials were killed.

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06 May 19

Rwanda buries remains of almost 85,000 genocide victims

Rwanda buried the remains of almost 85,000 victims from the country’s 1994 genocide on Saturday.

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26 February 19

Ethiopia: Police seizes 382 illegal Kalashnikovs from traffickers

Police in Ethiopia have seized hundreds of Kalashnikov machine guns from illegal weapons traffickers during the past six months.

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22 January 19

After almost 30 years, Ethiopia’s ethnic federalism is falling apart

As of 1991, Ethiopia has been the strongest working example of ethnic federalism, dividing the country into multiple regions and assigning land to major ethnic groups. For a country with more than 90 ethnolinguistic groups and a long history of ethnic
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