Ethiopia Protests 2015-2017

Events

First protest over an investment project

Nov. 21, 2015

Oromo opposition leader, Bekele Gerba, arrested

December 23, 2015

Govt. cancels Addis Ababa expansion

January 12, 2016

Up to 100 protesters killed in single weekend in Amhara and Oromo regions

Aug. 5, 2016

Security forces trigger stampede, kills dozens

Oct. 2, 2016

State of emergency implemented

Oct. 9, 2016

State of Emergency lifted

August 7, 2017