Ethiopia Oromo Protests

The Oromo Protests: Ethiopia Four Decades after Haile Selassie

Ethiopia has had a tumultuous political scene for the last couple of years. Violent protests have been happening since November 2015 with the protesters agitating for social and political reforms. They have been accusing the government of Ethiopia with gross infringement of human rights, including marginalization of minority groups, police brutality, mass arrests, and land grabbing. More than 600 people have since died as a result of the Oromo Protests.
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Oromo Protests, Ethiopia

Oromo Protests: Political and Land Protests in Ethiopia

Recently a wave of anti-government protests has created unrest throughout Ethiopia. Thousands of people including men, women, children, youngsters, and even senior citizens are crossing their forearms above their heads as a sign of protest against the corruption of the Ethiopian Government. The protests started in the Oromo Region before spreading all over the country.
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