Ethiopian activists launched social media campaign for detained Addis Ababa Youth

Addis Ababa Youth
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borkena
October 15,2018

Ethiopian activists launched today a three days social media campaign to demand the release of youth from Addis Ababa who were detained following the Burayu Massacre in mid September this year.
The campaing is using the hashtag #freeaddisababayouth on Twitter.


The youth were rounded as they protest the massacre against ethnic Gamo Ethiopians in Burayu town in the western outskirts of Addis Ababa.


Addis Ababa police said soon after their detention that the youth were “detained.”

As many as 1200 Addis Ababa youth are believed to be detained Tolay military camp.

Activists who are vocal in the campaign say that the youth who were for political reason and without any due process of law.

Campaigners are demanding that the Federal government to step-in and release the youth from Addis immediately.



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2 Responses to "Ethiopian activists launched social media campaign for detained Addis Ababa Youth"

  1. Tadelr   October 16, 2018 at 10:23 am

    Guys according to the govt. Initial report a single group was agitating both in Addis and those around Addis against each other. Could it be the govt.is trying to have to he two groups discuss the case

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  2. Habesha   October 17, 2018 at 1:04 pm

    Free the thousands of youth detained in Addis Ababa without any court order of justification!! No freedom – No Democracy !!!

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