Stampede

Ethiopia declares Emergency amid anti-government protests

October 9, 2016

In a sharp reaction to the wave of protests against the ruling government in Oromia and Amhara regions of the country, Ethiopia has declared a state of emergency. Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn announced the same as he raised concerns about security of the people amid rising social...

Ethiopian Stampede: Dozens killed in Oromia Festival Stampede

October 3, 2016

In a horrific incident, dozens have been reportedly crushed to death in a stampede after the police fired tear gas and rubber bullets to stop and disperse the anti-government protestors that came together in Oromia festival celebrations. The actual number of deaths is not confirmed but the...

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