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More than 150 killed in Ethiopia attack: Rights agency

On August 26, the Ethiopian Human Rights Commission (ECHR) said militants had killed more than 150 people in an attack in a troubled area in western Ethiopia. “Residents of the area and others told the commission that the militants had killed more than 150 people,” the independent but state commission said in a statement. The commission said the militants were affiliated with the Oromo Liberation Army (OLA), an armed group accused of violence in western and southern Ethiopia. The killings prompted residents, mostly…

Young children among prisoners in limited

Young children are among those being held amid a new wave of ethnic Tigray detentions suspected of supporting Tigray forces in Ethiopia's growing war, a detainee said, while witnesses and a human rights watchdog described new disappearances in recent weeks. In an interview with the Associated Press (AP) on a hidden phone, described one of the detained gloomy conditions in which more than 700 soldiers in Tigrayan, their families and pensioners are being held in a camp in Ethiopia's Oromia region. He…

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