Statement by the Spokesperson on the recent violent clashes in Ethiopia (10.08.2016)

Omoro Protest 06.08.2016

BRUSSELS, Belgium, August 10, 2016 –  “Violence in the Oromia and Amhara regions of Ethiopia, including reports of killings of protesters as well as of members of the security forces, is deeply worrying. We express our condolences to all those affected. Everyone must refrain from the use of force as further violence can only be an obstacle to peaceful solutions.

The Federal Ethiopian constitution offers mechanisms which should be used by all sides to address the grievances behind the recent protests through constructive dialogue and engagement, without delay.”

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