Gemechu Garomsa was taken from his home in Yubdo, West Wellega Western Oromia region in August 2019, beaten to death in Ayera police station, and his body thrown into the bush at Melka Qilxu (Report 51, p12)
Mother of two Yaquta Ahmed was shot dead by soldiers when going to buy breakfast for her children on 19 June 2019 in Dire Dawa E Hararge Eastern Oromia Region. Her body was left as shown on the street (Report 51, page10)
Homes in Dawa Dimtu, W Guji zone, South Oromia, razed by EPRDF soldiers, 27 June 2019, in reprisal for OLF support. One of the owners, Tadesse Godana, was shot dead on 22 September (Report 51, pp. 20-22).
OSG continues to record a relentless rise in the death toll as the government stifles all aspirations for self-determination for…
OSG has now recorded 1134 extra-judicial killings of civilians by government forces since October 2018. Click here to read more.