Political players continue profiting from religious conflicts


Melat Mulugeta

Halaba, a zone in Southern Nations, Nationalities and Peoples’ region, is believed to be subclans of Hadiya and most of the population consists of Islamic believers. As such, when a false rumor spread in the town reporting that a mosque burned down and an Imam killed, Halaba youth were quick to retaliate.

Mereja TV reached out to Halaba town Security Office Information Coordinator Ato Serbara Waebo.