Update on June 18th, 2022 Amhara Massacre in the Tole Kebele, Gimbi Woreda, West Wollega Zone of Ethiopia’s Oromia Region by Oromo Liberation Army (OLA) militants.
22 June 2022
The Amhara Association of America (AAA) has confirmed at least 503 Amhara civilians were killed and identified 282 by name. Other organizations are reporting causalities could be in the thousands.
Update on Advocacy and Lobbying
13 June 2022
These meetings are an opportunity for AAA to update staff on current events in Ethiopia as well as share our standpoint on current legislation, news, or statements.
Report on Prosperity Party’s mass arrest campaign and use of lethal force against peaceful protesters by security forces in May 2022
1 June 2022
The Amhara Association of America (AAA) has verified from its sources that government security forces have been carrying out a campaign of mass arrests of ethnic Amhara political opposition members, journalists, government officials, civic organization members [e.g. Metekel Amhara Identity Restoration Committee (Metekel Committee)] and suspected Fano members.
Massacres of Ethnic Amharas in Ethiopia Continued Unabated in 2021
26 May 2022
At least 3,308 ethnic Amhara civilians were killed in targeted massacres across Ethiopia between January 1st and December 31st of 2021, according to a new investigative report by the Amhara Association of America (AAA). More than 7,259 cases of human rights violations against Amharas, excluding millions of Amharas who have been displaced or whose property rights have been violated, are documented in the report. These include 3,308 killings; 1,252 injuries; 1,009 cases of rape; 111 arbitrary arrests; 62 cases of abduction and forced evictions that impacted at least 1,517 people.
Annual Human Right Report, May 2022
26 May 2022
While the world’s attention has been on the war in Northern Ethiopia with skewed attention to the situation in Tigray, Ethiopia’s multifaceted socio-political crises have continued to worsen throughout 2021. The most tragic aspect of these ongoing civil wars in northern and central parts of Ethiopia has been the indiscriminate killing and mass displacement of civilians, particularly Amharas. This report is based on the human rights investigations conducted by the Amhara Association of America (AAA) in selected areas of Ethiopia. The report covers the period of January 1 to December 31, 2021.