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Attack on Amhara Special Forces akin to TPLF attack on Northern Command : NaMA 

Far from honoring the Pretoria agreement, the TPLF is recruiting and training new forces including in Sudan – says National Movement of Amhara 

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Amhara Special Forces (Photo : SM)


The National Movement of Amhara (NaMA) this week said Federal government action on Amhara region special forces who were deployed to different parts of the region is similar to the TPLF attack on the Northern Command of the Ethiopian Defense Force. 

The ethnic Amhara opposition party said special forces were surrounded while they were in their designated camps and while on a mission. 

NaMA called the action humiliating which is very much similar to the attack on the Northern Command of the Ethiopian Defense Force on November 24, 2023.

The opposition party condemned efforts and remarks to make the Federal government action appear as if the decision and implementation were carried out within the framework of the law, principled and consensus-based as wrong.

It said that Amhara Special Forces Commanders, members of the force, and Amhara people were not consulted about it. From other sources, there has been an ongoing protest across the Amhara region in opposition to the Federal government’s move to disarm Special forces. 

NaMA is standing on the ground that the decision to disarm and disintegrate Amhara National Special Forces is dictatorial and discriminatory. 

Furthermore, NaMA revealed information that the Tigray People’s Liberation Front (TPLF) is not disarmed as per the Pretoria Peace agreement. Rather, according to NaMA, the TPLF is recruiting and training new forces including in Sudan.

In connection with that, the party said that the government’s portrayal of the situation in the areas adjacent to the Amhara region as peaceful is false. 

NaMA argues that the decision to disarm Amhara Special Forces given the security situation in the region is unacceptable. 

Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed’s government, which has lost a significant portion of its support base in the Amhara region due to incompetence and alleged plot to oromize Ethiopia,  says the decision to disarm the Amhara region Special Forces is in the interest of Ethiopia. It is also making claims that all other regions in the country are implementing the decision. 

The Oromia region of Ethiopia has trained well over thirty rounds of special forces and is believed to have well over three hundred thousand special forces. Abiy Ahmed’s government is also making claims that disarming special forces is underway in all regions including Oromia region – something many are doubting.

Apart from the ravage from the war between the Federal government and the Tigray People’s Liberation Front, for which the Amhara special forces has paid huge sacrifice based on testimonies from top military generals, the Amhara region has been facing recurrent war and destruction from what the Ethiopian government calls OLF-Shane militant group – a radical ethnic Oromo nationalist that is said to have a strong and clandestine support base within the Federal and Oromia regional state government structures. 


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  1. amhara special forces destroyed by ENDF and amhara people saved and freed from facist amhara elites ruling

    down down borekena
    amhara special forces destroyed by ENDF and amhara people saved and freed from facist amhara elites ruling

    down down borekena
    amhara special forces destroyed by ENDF and amhara people saved and freed from facist amhara elites ruling

    down down borekena

  2. The call and demand I made recently still stand. I am calling upon the level heads on both sides to prevail and stop this foolishness before it turns into another senseless bloodshed and wanton destruction. I also urge the government to refrain from any steps that will make any effort to stop a mayhem very difficult. I ask the regime to be very careful not to take the bait laid down by bigots of both sides. Otherwise I will hold leaders of both sides responsible for any young life lost and property destroyed. The blood that flowed rivers from the death of close to a million citizens in the northern conflict has not dried up yet. And now another one? That would be tantamount to crimes against humanity that should be prosecuted at The Hague.

  3. I think it’s chaotic to have so many so-called Special Forces units that are not under the National Defense Force command. They need to be completely disarmed and disbanded or at least integrated into the ENDF where the ultimate command is in the hands of the PM. Ethiopia needs a strong centralized government, and I don’t see what all the whining is about. We all need to get aboard with the PM’s agenda because it truly is in the best interests of the country. We have to stay away from trying to settle differences through sporadic violence or even another war. Honestly, this is so embarrassing!

  4. The recent attack against the Orthodox Christians backfired on the Oromo Controlled Tribal regime lead by Crime Minister Abiy Ahmed Ali. Now his plan is to kill both Amhara people and Orthodox Christians with on Bullet.

    Amhara has said enough to Amhara Genocide, living in total poverty when the Orommuma gangs are looting the economy, getting all the jobs and economical.

    Amhara no matter what the notorious lair and deceiver Abiy Ahmed and the self hater sellouts, Amhara PP say never fall for that lie and deceit. Decide your own destiny for the better and safer future out of getting slaughtered by the Oromo controlled murderous regime.

  5. በጥራቃ፥ፎቃቃ፥ቦቅቧቃው ፋኖ መቶ ሠላሣ ኪሎሜትር ሲቀረው ፈርቶ እርቅ ለመነ፥፥በአንድ ሳምንት ውሥጥ እጁን ሰጠ፥፥መሣሪያውን አስረከበ፥፥የአማራ ሕዝብ ነፃ ወጣ፥፥፥ፋኖ ተረፈረፈ፥የአማራ ልዩ ሃይልን ያንቀጠቀጠ ያሰገደ ጀግናው የኦሮሚያ ልዩ ሃይል ጋር ወደፊት፤፤ጣልያን ድባቅ የመቱ የኦሮሞ ጀግኖች በኦሮሚያ ልዩ ሃይል በተግባር ታሰቡ ደመቁ ፥፥እልልልልል፦፦ Amhara forces can’t afford to fight their opponents more than 3 weeks!!

    Although the radical Amhara Fanos and Amhara Special Forces deny their submission to the proposal of reconciliation and their own consent to respect the previous requirement made by the state, the propaganda of Facists, Fanos, and Amhara Special Forces about marching towards Arat Kilo, Menilik Palace, which they refer to as the palace of our forefathers, and taking control of government public facilities has failed miserably.
    It is obvious that a group cannot reconcile without the support of the other, and there is always a need that both parties to a conflict must uphold.
    However, the Amhara Fano  and Amhara  special forces continue to backtrack on their statements and disavow their disparaging remarks against the ENDF by reaffirming that the only army that belongs to Oromia is comprised of national forces created by all nations and nationalities, as well as their hate speech directed at the Oromo people who donate their land and resources and provide refuge to more than 20 million destitute Amhara people.

    Viva Oromia!! Down down spiritless, self-destructive Amhara special force and cannibal Fano.

    NB: Borekena, you deleted all messages that were very positive towards unarmed innocent civilians in Amhara and posted all that you wanted to exploit for your rabbish trashy political propaganda.


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