Security Forces Clamp Down on Gambella as Shootings,intimidation, rumors of large-scale arrests and more troops Threaten Region – S.M.N.E

April 5th, 2010 Print Print Email Email

New threats are again on the rise in Gambella as the Meles government attempts to exert increasing federal control of the region, leading to new clampdowns against civilians. Many believe that these actions are meant to suppress the deepening local protest over the increasing land-grabs, the upcoming pre-determined election—where names of election ‘winners’ have already been leaked—and to the increasing pressure by government authorities on the citizens to cover up the real perpetrators of the 2003 genocide of the Anuak by attributing the blame to the Anuak themselves.

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  1. Ferenj lebaw
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    Chase those slave drivers out of Gambella or any Ethiopian lands. No foreigner should be dominating our food market, in and around Ethiopia. Before foreigners are given a chance to buy or lease lands, locals and Ethiopians farmers should be assisted by gov. to become the majority market share holders. Our government is a dammy sail out.

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