Ethiopia : Oromo Protests: Why Ethiopia's Largest Ethnic Group Is Demonstrating

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Ethiopia: Oromo protests continue amid harsh crackdown

Protesters continue to clash with security forces in what has spiralled into Ethiopia's largest unrest in decades


Addis Ababa, Ethiopia - At first sight, things seem to have returned to normality in the town of Ambo, 120 kilometres west of Ethiopia's capital Addis Ababa. Few uniformed security forces are visible on the streets. People seem to go about their daily lives as usual ...


http://www.aljazeera.com/indepth/features/2016/03/ethiopia-oromo-protests-continue-harsh-crackdown-160321082451685



Fitale Bulti, with a picture of her nephew Ulfata Bulti, 12, who was killed by security forces while participating in protests in December [Al Jazeera]


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Yeah, I'm playing catch up again, though I always keep in mind the legecy of this african nation in general, and also it's impact on african descendants in Jamaica etc...

There's a statue honoring the late Bob Marley in the aforementioned nation's capital!!
 

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HUMAN RIGHTS
Ethiopia: Oromo protests continue amid harsh crackdown

Protesters continue to clash with security forces in what has spiralled into Ethiopia's largest unrest in decades


Addis Ababa, Ethiopia - At first sight, things seem to have returned to normality in the town of Ambo, 120 kilometres west of Ethiopia's capital Addis Ababa. Few uniformed security forces are visible on the streets. People seem to go about their daily lives as usual ...


http://www.aljazeera.com/indepth/features/2016/03/ethiopia-oromo-protests-continue-harsh-crackdown-160321082451685



Fitale Bulti, with a picture of her nephew Ulfata Bulti, 12, who was killed by security forces while participating in protests in December [Al Jazeera]


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Clyde C Coger Jr

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Yeah, I'm playing catch up again, though I always keep in mind the legecy of this african nation in general, and also it's impact on african descendants in Jamaica etc...

There's a statue honoring the late Bob Marley in the aforementioned nation's capital!!

Yeah, I know all about playing catch up, but I stay behind.:)

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Video: ETHIOPIA: HUNDREDS KILLED BY ‘EXCESSIVE FORCE’ IN OROMO PROTESTS, SAYS HRW


Ethiopian security forces have killed more than 400 people, including children, in the Oromia region by using excessive force to quell anti-government protests, according to Human Rights Watch (HRW) ...


http://www.newsweek.com/ethiopia-hundreds-killed-excessive-force-oromo-protests-says-hrw-470800


Ethiopian migrants from the Oromo community protest against the Ethiopian regime in Valletta, Malta, December 21, 2015. Hundreds of Oromo protesters have been killed in the demonstrations.DARRIN ZAMMIT LUPI/REUTERS


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