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AAA Reports 

Report on the massacre of Amhara civilians by Oromo Liberation Army (OLA) militants in Qota town of Amaya Woreda and Silkamba town of NonoWoreda (West Shewa Zone of Oromia Region)

11 April 2024

The Amhara Association of America (AAA) has undertaken a human rights investigation of reported massacres in Qota town of Amaya Woreda and Silkamba town of Nono Woreda (West Shewa Zone, Oromia Region, Ethiopia). Accordingly, AAA has verified that between April 4 and 8, 2024, Oromo Liberation Army (OLA) militants massacred more than 34 civilian Amharas and looted their belongings.

Preliminary Report on the February 19, 2024 Drone Attack in Sasit (Gawna Kebele) of North Shewa Zone, Amhara Region, Ethiopia

25 February 2024

AAA has verified that on February 19, 2024, a drone attack launched by Abiy regime forces indiscriminately killed at least 41 civilians and injured 18 others in a place called Sasit, Gawna Kebele, located an estimated 20-km from Sela-Dingay, the administrative center of Mojana Wedera Woreda (North Shewa Zone, Amhara Region, Ethiopia).

Report on injury of Amhara detainees due to harsh weather, deprivation and mistreatment in Awash Arba detention facility

22 February 2024

AAA has received credible information from various sources that 29 detainees including 21 political figures and journalists arrested in connection with the ongoing war on Amhara Region sustained physical injuries ranging from moderate to serious in severity following a storm that took place on February 15, 2024, beginning at 6:00 pm in Awash Arba detention facility.

Preliminary Report on the Merawi Massacre

6 February 2024

The Amhara Association of America (AAA) has verified that on January 29, 2024, Abiy regime forces massacred at least 89 unarmed civilians in Merawi town (Amhara Region, Ethiopia). On that day, heavy gunfire exchange took place in Merawi town and surrounding villages between Amhara Fano freedom fighters (Fano) and the Ethiopian National Defense Force (ENDF) and allied forces

Weekly Update on the Ongoing War on Amhara - Dec 17-24, 2023

26 December 2023

The Amhara Association of America (AAA) has investigated human rights violations and developments related to the war on Amhara for the period between December 17 to 24, 2023. AAA has documented ongoing fighting between Fano freedom fighters and Abiy regime forces throughout Amhara Region, ongoing mass arrests targeting prominent Amhara figures throughout the country (including opposition figures and lawyers), and continued ethnic-based attacks on Amhara civilians by the Oromo Liberation Army (OLA) in Oromia Region.

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