List of massacres in Ethiopia

The following is a list of massacres that have occurred in Ethiopia (numbers may be approximate):

Name Date Location Deaths Perpetrator Notes
Islamgee massacre 9 April 1868 Islamgee 307 [1]
Gondrand massacre 13 February 1936 Mai Lahlà 120  Ethiopian Empire
Yekatit 12 19–21 February 1937 Addis Ababa 19,200-30,000  Kingdom of Italy
Massacre of the Sixty 23 November 1974 Addis Ababa 60 Derg
Wukro air raid 8 April–3 May 1988 Wukro, Tigray 176
Hawzen massacre 22 June 1988 Hawzen, Tigray 2,500 Derg [2]
Sheraro air raid 12 December 1988 Sheraro, Tigray 8 [3]
Chercher air raid 9 September 1989 Chercher, Tigray 148 [3]
Gobye air raid 9–10 September 1989 Gobye, Wollo 22 [3]
Meqelle air raid 27–29 October 1989 Meqelle, Tigray 31 [3]
Nefas Mewcha air raid 13 January 1990 Nefas Mewcha, Gondar 23 [3]
Isitayoh air raid 28 January 1990 Isitayoh, Wollo 40 [3]
Ticha air raid 10 June 1990 Ticha, Shewa 23 [3]
Ethiopian police massacre June and November 2005 Addis Ababa 193  Government of Ethiopia
2012 Gambella bus attack 12 March 2012 Gambella 19 Gunmen with machine Guns [4]
Burayu massacre 14–16 September 2018 Addis Ababa and Burayu, Oromia 58-65
Hachalu Hundessa riot 30 June–2 July 2020 Oromia, Addis Ababa, Shashemene, and Jimma 239+  Oromo rioters
Humera massacre November 2020 Humera, Tigray 92
Gawa Qanqa massacre 2 November 2020 Gawa Qanqa, West Welega Zone 32-54
Mai Kadra massacre 9–10 November 2020 Mai Kadra, Tigray 700+
2020 Ethiopia bus attack 14 November 2020 Benishangul-Gumuz 34
Hitsats massacre 19 November 2020 Hitsats refugee camp 300
Aksum massacre 19 November–20 December 2020 Aksum 720-800  Eritrea
Hagere Selam massacres 4–14 December 2020 Hagere Selam and Addi Qoylo 90
Metekel massacre 22–23 December 2020 Bikuji, Benishangul-Gumuz 142
  • Gumuz militiamen
  • Ethiopian National Defence Force
Debre Abbay massacre 5–6 January 2021 Debre Abbay, Tigray 40 Ethiopian National Defence Force
Kola Tembien February 2021 massacres February 2021 Kola Tembien, Tigray 182 [5][6][7]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Blanc, Henry (23 July 1868). "Henry Blanc's Narrative of Captivity in Abyssinia". Explorion.net. Retrieved 5 September 2021.
  2. ^ "ETHIOPIA RECKONING UNDER THE LAW" (PDF). Human Rights Watch. December 1994. Retrieved 18 March 2021.
  3. ^ a b c d e f g "Bombing of Civilians and Civilian Targets by the Air Force". Human Rights Watch. 24 July 1990. Retrieved 18 March 2021.
  4. ^ "19 Dead After Bus Ambushed in Ethiopian Gambella Region". www.ezega.com. Retrieved 2021-11-06.
  5. ^ "A grave humanitarian crisis is unfolding in Ethiopia. 'I never saw hell before, but now I have.'". Culture. 2021-05-28. Retrieved 2021-11-06.
  6. ^ Kassa, Lucy (2021-04-07). "'Their bodies were torn into pieces': Ethiopian and Eritrean troops accused of massacre in Tigray". The Telegraph. ISSN 0307-1235. Retrieved 2021-11-06.
  7. ^ AfricaNews (2021-02-18). "Ethiopia: TPLF forces claim killing 502 government troops". Africanews. Retrieved 2021-11-06.