What’s behind the recent ethnic violence in Ethiopia? - News Summed Up

What’s behind the recent ethnic violence in Ethiopia?


More than 200 Amhara people were killed in the Oromia region last weekend. But in recent years, the country has struggled with rising ethnic-based violence and tension. Hundreds of civilians were targeted by armed men in the Gimbi district of Ethiopia’s Oromia region, in an attack that began on June 18. Witnesses said most of the victims belonged to the Amhara ethnic group. Presenter: Hashem AhelbarraGuests:Bizuneh Getachew Yimenu – Lecturer in comparative politics at the University of KentWilliam Davison – Senior Ethiopia analyst at the International Crisis Group


Source: Ethiopian News June 25, 2022 18:34 UTC



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