Oromo Ethno-nationalist attack is said to be motivated by ethnic cleansing
A day after federal police commissioner Jemal Zeinu thanked, Querro, an ethnic Oromo youth group apparently connected to regional authorities and Oromo Liberation Front (OLF – a radical ethnorationalist opposition party over 40 years old), for a peaceful reception ceremony for OLF- leaders in Addis Ababa are slaughtered at least 60 Ethiopians in Burayu – within the regional state of Oromo – outside the capital in the past two days. Many others are injured but the exact number is not confirmed by the government, although it has admitted that there is "A problem in some Oromia zones"
Thousands have been displaced and flocked to the capital.
The regional police commissioner, Alemayehu Tegenu, says that the group responsible for the deaths of more than 60 Ethiopians, in just two days, are in Ashewa Meda, Burayu, & # 39; organized criminals whose interest is pillage.
Politicized Ethiopians tend to take the words of the regional police commissioner, who also claimed that his troops were unable to control the situation as a result of the topography of the region where the attack took place, rather as a mockery because they believe it massacre planned and targeted at specific ethnic groups and had a political motive. It was something that could have been averted for Ethiopians.
Gamos and Guraghe belong to ethnic groups that were the target. Victims of the attack and the killings say they were ordered to leave the region, which makes the attack a form of ethnic cleansing.
Why the police, who were previously supposed to provide a large-scale attack such as what happened in Burayu, did not respond to the situation to protect civilians, is the question that many Ethiopians could not get from the administration.
Based on information from social media and other Ethiopian media, one of the victims was a pregnant woman who was tagged and whose husband was killed by the same Querro group a day before she died at the hospital in the western parts of Addis Ababa.
Authenticated video images and photos that are widely shared on social media suggest that the bloodbath showed barbarous tendencies.
Ethiopians have conveyed their indignation to social media and government demands to protect the safety and security of Ethiopians in Oromo, Ethiopia.
Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed reportedly condemned the killings and stated that "the government will take measures against those who have committed the attack." He is in Saudi Arabia, where he received a medal, together with Eritrean President Isayas Afeworki, for a peace agreement with Eritrea.
Ethiopians are remarkably tired of the government of Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed because they have no control over widespread anarchism that seems to have arisen from the double power exercised in the country since becoming Prime Minister of Ethiopia. A youth movement led by activists based abroad (such as Jawar Mohammed), claims de facto power and disrupts government power in different parts of Ethiopia.
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