Debremarkos goes on strike, Gondar shuts down for the third day

Debremarkos goes on strike, Gondar shuts down for the third day

ESAT News Published Residents of the town of Debremarkos in Gijam went on strike on Tuesday after a meeting between their representatives and local authorities went sour. The residents demanded at the meeting for the release of their compatriots detained on Saturday‚Äôs protests, to which the officials responded in the negative. The representatives, having been […]

Bahir Dar joins Gondar and Oromo region to say enough to TPLF : ESAT

Bahir Dar joins Gondar and Oromo region to say enough to TPLF : ESAT

ESAT News (August 6, 2016) Tens of thousands of residents of Bahir Dar flooded the streets of this major town in North Ethiopia in the early hours on Sunday and denounced the tyrannical rule of the TPLF. Social media posts show protesters chanting slogans condemning years of oppression by the minority rule of the TPLF. […]

Ethiopia protests: What’s behind the trouble in Gondar?

Sunday's protest in Ethiopia involving tens of thousands of people in Gondar, the capital of the Amhara region, is a rare example of an anti-government demonstration in the country.

Ethiopia protests: What’s behind the trouble in Gondar?

BBC Published on August 1,2016 It was organised on social media but no group has taken responsibility for it. The protest comes two weeks after another demonstration in the city in which 15 people died, including members of the security forces and civilians. What’s behind the protests? At the root of the recent demonstrations is […]