Posted by: APO | 3 October 2016

Ethiopia: More than 150 Dead after Security Forces Fire into Crowd

In response to actions by Ethiopian security forces leading to the death of more than 150 people attending the Irreecha religious and cultural celebration in the Bishoftu town in Ethiopia’s Oromia region on October 2, Freedom House issued the following statement: “The deaths in Bishoftu occurred because security forces fired tear gas and live ammunition at a crowd of over a million people celebrating… Read more on


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