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Metekel Crisis

By Siyanne Mekonnen @siyaanne  Addis Abeba, February 11/2021 – The higher and mid level officials of Benishangul-Gumuz Prosperity Party (PP) ended a 3 day long conference adopting a series of resolutions ranging from probation to suspension of the leadership. The party also issued an apology for “sad and ethnically targeted” violence …

By Mahlet Fasil @MahletFasil Addis Ababa, January 15/2021 – Following the latest attack in Metekel zone of Benishangul Gumuz regional state in which several dozens of people were killed, a mass funeral was held on January 13 afternoon with the support from members of the National Defense Forces who are …

Addis Abeba, December 24/2020 – In Benishangul-Gumuz Region’s Metekel Zone, an armed group shot at residents and set fire to their homes as they lay asleep, killing at least 100 people. The attack in Bulen Woreda’s Bekuji Kebele is a sign of a severe decline of human rights protections in …