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Oromia Regional State

Addis Standard Staff  Addis Abeba, May 12, 2021 – The communication bureau of Kellem Wollega zone of the Oromia regional state yesterday posted on its Facebook page a message announcing that the city’s security forces have “captured and taken measures” on “a member of ‘Abba Torbe’,” a name associated with an …

Please download the full report here Addis Abeba, April 06/2021 – The Ethiopian Human Rights Commission (EHRC/Commission) expressed serious concern over the treatment of detainees in detention centres across Oromia region. During the period from November 20, 2020 to January 12, 2021, the Commission deployed monitoring teams at 21 selected …

Addis Abeba, May 01/2021 – At least 21 civilians were killed in two separate attacks. Fifteen passengers were killed by gunmen in a bus traveling from Bure town in West Gojam zone, Amhara regional state, to Nekemte city, East Wollega zone, Oromia regional state. Similarly, six civilians were “brutally” killed, …