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Here's what you need to know

Violence against the Amhara people in the last few years has escalated at an alarming rate. Scores of Amhara have died in massacres in various parts of Ethiopia. On November 9th 2020, more than 1,500 Amharas were massacred in Maikadra by Tigrayan militias. Hundreds of similar attacks & massacres have taken place against Amharas over the past 2 years. Hotspots for this type of violence against Amharas include Wollega in the Oromia Region and Metekel in the Benishangul-Gumuz Region.

These coordinated violences have resulted in the death of tens of thousands of Amhara people and over 1 million displaced.

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