Friday, August 5, 2022

Ethiopia: Amnesty International Calls for Investigation of Attack on Ethnic Amhara

 Amnesty International posted on 21 July 2022 a press release titled "Ethiopia's Authorities Must Investigate Massacre of Ethnic Amhara in Tole" by Deprose Muchena, Amnesty director for East and Southern Africa.

On 18 June, at least 450 ethnic Amhara died, allegedly at the hands of the Oromo Liberation Army, in Tole ward of Oromo Region, according to a local official.  Amnesty conducted interviews with local people who confirmed the killings and called for a thorough investigation.