| 14 April 2024, Sunday |

Ethiopia rights body says video shows extrajudicial killings

According to a statement issued late Saturday by Ethiopia’s state-appointed human rights committee, a video circulating on social media revealed government security agents carrying out at least 30 extrajudicial executions in December 2021.

The video, which has gone viral since Friday, depicts a gang of men dressed in army battle fatigues dragging men out of trucks parked on a rural crossroads and shooting them.

According to the Ethiopian Human Rights Commission (EHRC), “government security personnel shot and murdered at least 30 persons who claimed to be members of the OLF Shene faction.”

  • Reuters