Continued arrests of Amhara journalists and lawyers in Ethiopia - November 2023
20 November 2023
AAA has documented Ethiopian authorities’ continued mass arrests of Amhara politicians, journalists, civic association leaders, activists, and even lawyers representing victims arrested since April 2023 when widespread civil protests began and in the following months as armed conflict ensued between Fano freedom fighters and regime forces.
The November 5, 2023 Mesno Massacre of Amhara Civilians by Oromo Militants
9 November 2023
AAA has verified that on November 5, 2023, Oromo militants from the Oromo Special Zone (Amhara Region, Ethiopia) massacred at least 34 Amhara civilians and injured an additional 52 civilians in Mesno Kebele of Antsokia Gemza Woreda in North Shewa Zone (Amhara Region, Ethiopia).
Gross International Human Rights and Humanitarian Law Violations in the Context of the Ongoing War on the Amhara
21 October 2023
AAA has been monitoring the situation and investigating reported gross human rights and serious international humanitarian law violations in the context of the ongoing war on the Amhara people mainly by the Abiy regime forces known as the Ethiopian National Defense Forces (ENDF) and in some incidents by the Oromo Liberation Army (OLA) militants.
The September 3, 2023 Majete Massacre of Amhara Civilians by Abiy Regime Forces
7 September 2023
AAA has verified that on September 3, 2023, the Ethiopian National Defense Force (ENDF) carried out a door-to-door massacre in Majete and surrounding area in Efrata(na) Gidim Woreda, North Shewa Zone (Amhara Region, Ethiopia)
Update on Developments in Ethiopia – July 18, 2023
19 July 2023
The Amhara Association of America (AAA) has verified as of July 18th, 2023, ethnic-based human rights violations have continued targeting ethnic Amharas in Ethiopia. The Abiy regime has continued its genocidal war on Amharas, and similar targeted has continued in Addis Ababa, Oromia and Benishangul-Gumuz Regions of Ethiopia.