Security forces in Ethiopia have detained more than 1,600 people under the October 9 state of emergency rule. They have also recovered over 700 looted weapons in the process, the state affiliated Fana Broadcasting Corporate (FBC) reports.
The state of emergency was imposed to quell a wave of anti-government protests in the Oromia and Amhara regions. Some businessmen have also been arrested for ‘‘trying to quit service by closing their shops,’‘ in the Amhara region.
The government has also confirmed the arrest of thirteen people who had called for a strike and also three teachers ‘‘who were also arrested for trying to obstruct the teaching learning process by abandoning school,’‘ FBCreported......See More
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