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War updates from Amhara Region, Ethiopia - May 27 to June 2, 2024

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Updated June 2, 2024


For the week of May 27th to June 2nd, 2024, fighting between Amhara Fano freedom fighters (Fano) and Prosperity Party regime joint forces (regime forces) has continued in various parts of Amhara Region in Ethiopia.

  • Reports indicate regime authorities are undertaking mass arrests and forced conscription of youth in the Gonder sub-region. Any youth or family members who object are subjected to killing or injury. A significant number of forced conscripts are minors under the age of 18 years of age.

  • Widespread closures of healthcare and educational facilities have been reported with regime forces converting many schools into military camps, and arbitrarily arresting a large number of healthcare professionals under the pretext of supporting Fano.

  • Between May 23rd and 30th, civilian vehicles have been immobilized, with only military vehicles seen moving throughout the Gojjam sub-region. Since June 1st, vehicle movements have been restricted in South Gonder Zone by order of the Fano command.

  • The Tigray People’s Liberation Front (TPLF) forces have attempted military offensives from UN refugee camps in Sudan into Welkait Tegede Setit Humera Zone. The TPLF in collusion with the Oromo Prosperity Party regime are spreading propaganda promoting demarcation of the zone under federal administration.

  • Authorities are relocating internally displaced persons (IDPs) previously displaced to Debre-Birhan city to Oromia Region despite security concerns.

War Update Report - May 27 to June 2 2024
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