Irrecha religious festival

Ethiopia: At least 700 feared dead at Irrecha religious festival – Anywaa Survival OrganisationAuthor anywaasu Categories Africa , Ethiopia , human rights , indigenous rights , land grabbing , Uncategorized Tags #FreeOmot , Africa , Anuak , Anywaa , arbitrary detention , Bread for All , Dead Donkeys Fear No Hyenas , Eskinder Nega , Ethiopia , freedom of expression , Front Line Defenders , Gambela , GRAIN , human rights , human rights defenders , Human Rights Watch , Inclusive Development International , Oakland Institute , Oromia , USAID , World Bank
Anywaa Survival Organisation-ASO strongly condemns the Ethiopian government security agents’ provocation at Irrecha religious festival at Bishoftu, 45km from the capital, Addis Ababa. ASO is further greatly concerned about the worsening security situation and the fear it causes to civilians. Since the violent incident on Sunday that claimed precious lives, the government deployed heavy police and special security agents on the streets of the capital and the surroundings. Banks, schools, public transport and shops have largely been affected with families stocking up food for uncertainties…. Continue Reading