Monthly Archives: March 2014

Four Kemants Killed, 50 Arrested and Oromos Feared for Their Life

According to a source wanted to remain in anonymous for personality safety, in Metema, Sudan border, four Kemants killed by a regional security force organized from districts of Alefa, Belasa and Dembya. The raid was made in the past weekend. … Continue reading

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Security Starts Collecting Signature on Gunpoint

A reliable source wants to remain in anonymous for personal security informed wlka on the latest security operation against the will of the Kemant people. The security team called Task Force comprised of local Kebele chiefs, local ruling party cadres … Continue reading

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Number of Detainees Reached 60

by Jamber T A tangible source indicated that, the number of arrested Kemants or representatives of Kemants reached above 60. They have been split in different locations and held in bad conditions: 14 in Debark prison, 18 in Dabat Prison, … Continue reading

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AgDP’s Press Release on Kemant Detention

The AgDP Executive Committee held an emergency session on Kemant issue on March 9, 2014 afternoon. The committee discussed and appraised ongoing detention against Kemant people which is unacceptable, violation of constitutional and human rights. The Kemant people’s quest for … Continue reading

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Demonstration, Arrest/Abduction Continues

Approximately more than 25,000 people demonstrated in protest to abduction of 29-Kemant Coordinating Committee members on March 7, 2014 by a regional government security apparatus. Demonstration took place at the town of Metema Yohannes, North Gondar, Sudanse border. The demonstrators … Continue reading

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Updates on Arrested People

by Jamber T Yes, it is true that about 30 active Kemant Coordinating Committee members and other active supporters including traders from both woredas–Chilga and Lay Armachiho have been arrested and taken away to Dabat and Debark prisons on Friday, … Continue reading

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Hello to all Ethiopian Diasporas

by Kenaw Tarekeng By now, we all have enough information about what has been to the Kemant people back home. Kemants have been asking the local and federal governments about their constitutional rights on the basis of article 39 of … Continue reading

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