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United Oromo Evangelical Churches on weeklong killing, beating and detention of protesting Oromo Students by the Ethiopian security forces across Ethiopia’s Oromia Reginal State December 11, 2015

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The Honorable Julie Bishop
Australian Foreign Ministry
PO Box 2010
Subiaco, WA, 6904
Melbourne, Australia

Dear Mrs. Bishop,

Ref: – This weeklong killing, beating and detention of protesting Oromo Students by the Ethiopian security forces across Ethiopia’s Oromia Reginal State,

We are coping you an appeal letter we sent to the Ethiopian regime to draw your attention to the plight of Oromo students, and Oromo people in Oromia, Ethiopia and to convey our great concern about the ongoing violent action against unarmed students protest. We are extremely saddened by reports that Ethiopian security forces again this week opened fire and killed unarmed student protestors at Haro Mayya and Madda Walaabuu Universities, imprisoning unarmed young university and high school students over Oromia Region from East to West and North to south. The current episode is the repeat of the inhumane treatment of two years ago and innocent students and parents are under indiscriminate attack.

The Board of the United Oromo Evangelical Churches, on behalf of its member churches around the World, is sending its urgent appeal to you and all fair minded people of good will, churches and other religious establishments, regimes, and other Human Rights organizations to urgently intervine on behalf of the young Oromo students and the households of students, and the small farmers being displaced and ask the Ethiopian government to:

AUS_-UOEC-petition_letter_cover_-Human-right-Organziations, 4 December 2015

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