Military deployed in Ethiopia’s Oromia Region

Ethiopia deployed its military in the central Oromia region to quell protests that followed activist Jawar Mohammed accusing the government of putting his life at risk.

“Working together with the local security agencies, the military has been deployed to restore normalcy in the area,” Defense Indoctrination and Public Relations Director Major-General Mohamed Tessema said in an EBC broadcast.

The military will be stationed in several towns in Oromia and will remain in place until peace is restored, Tessema said. […] CONTINUE READING