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Timestream: Ethiopia's Genocides

Genocide Watch staff have published the twenty-third Timestream in a series of critical genocides in the world.

This Timestream provides a brief history of Ethiopia beginning with the First Italo-Ethiopian war and focuses on the atrocities committed during the Red Terror under Mengistu Haile Mariam, the executions by the transitional government under Meles Zenawi, and the current genocide in Tigray up to May 1, 2021, Minority groups, particularly the Tigrayan, Amhara, and Oromo groups remain the targets of genocidal processes committed by ethnic militias and the federal government. As of May 2021, Genocide Watch considers Ethiopia to be in Stage 9: Extermination.

See the full Timestream here and view our other Timestreams here.

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