Martyred in the year 2015

Martyred in the month of December 2015


Karasa Chala/M/Student/Dec 2, 2015/Guliso, West Wallaga – Picture


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Gutu Abera Dharessa/12th grade student/Dec 2, 2015/Guliso, West Wallaga


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Dabala Tafa Robi/Former political prisoner/Dec 2, 2015/Chancho, North Shawa


Dajane Sarbessa/M/10th grade student/Dec 3, 2015/Tole, South West Shawa – Picture


Miftah Juneydi Bushra/M/High school student/Dec 5, 2015/Furda, Badano, East Hararghe


Murad Abdi Ibrahim/M/9th grade student/Dec 7, 2015/In front of Haromaya University – Picture


Bekele Seifu/M/11th grade student/Dec 7, 2015/Inchini, West Shawa


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Bekele Seboka Hunde/12th grade student/Dec 7, 2015/Inchini, West Shawa


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Ebisa Guta/Father of 4/Dec 7, 2015/Fincha, Horo Gudru, Wallaga – Reported by Bloomberg


Banti Dhuguma/M/Student/Dec 10, 2015/Lalo Asabi, West Wallaga


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Alazar Qalbessa/Student/Dec 10, 2015/Inango, West Wallaga


Lucha Gemechu/M/9th grade student/Dec 10, 2015/Inango, West Wallaga – Video available


Bayissa Bedhassa/M/1st year college student/Dec 10, 2015/Bako, West Shawa


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Tamane Tsagaye/Dec 10, 2015/Babichi, West Shawa – Picture


Gudata Bayissa Gobana/M/9th grade student/Dec 10, 2015/Babichi, West Shawa – Picture


Daraje Gadissa Taye/M/9th grade student/Dec 10, 2015/Babichi, West Shawa – Picture


Chala Tashome/M/Dec 10, 2015/Babichi, West Shawa


Abdata Bayissa/M/Dec 10, 2015/Babichi, West Shawa


Fikadu Girma/M/9th grade student/Dec 10, 2015/Gedo, West Shawa


Habtamu Tsagaye/M/Dec 10, 2015/Fida Goraa, Waliso, South West Shawa


Garredo Tolessa/M/Dec 10, 2015/Waliso, South West Shawa


Ayansa Makonnin/M/Dec 10, 2015/Diree Dalati, Waliso, South West Shawa


Lencho Hundara/M/Dec 10, 2015/Waliso, South West Shawa


Ayana Rikita/M/Dec 10, 2015/Waliso, South West Shawa


Tariku Asefa/M/Dec 10, 2015/Waliso, South West Shawa


Wako Moroda/M/Dec 10, 2015/Waliso, South West Shawa


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Bayissa Tadesse/Student/Dec 10, 2015/Abuna, Gindabarat, West Shawa


Bu’e Dhaba/M/Dec 10, 2015/Abuna, Gindabarat, West Shawa


Shabe Diba/M/Dec 10, 2015/Abuna, Gindabarat, West Shawa


Bilbila Lalisa/M/Dec 10, 2015/Asgori, West Shawa


Chalchisa Gonfa/M/Dec 10, 2015/Asgori, West Shawa


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Nasradin Mohammed/Dec 11, 2015/Adaba, West Arsi


Hussien Dula Ule/M/Dec 11, 2015/Adaba, West Arsi – Picture


Amare/M/Dec 11, 2015/Adaba, West Arsi


Abdulatif Haji Adam/M/Dec 11, 2015/Adaba, West Arsi


Misra Haji Nabo/F/Dec 11, 2015/Adaba, West Arsi – Video available


Serbessa Sirnessa/M/40 years old farmer/Dec 12, 2015/Chitu, Wanchi, South West Shawa


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Birhanu Dinka/35 years old; father of 3/Dec 12, 2015/Chitu, Wanchi, South West Shawa


Kebede Teressa/M/65 years old/Dec 12, 2015/Wanchi, South West Shawa


Daraje Workineh/M/78 years old/Dec 12, 2015/Wanchi, South West Shawa


Dajane Dinka/M/Dec 12, 2015/Wanchi, South West Shawa


Tadasse Abdisa/M/Dec 12, 2015/Wanchi, South West Shawa


Kabada Tadasse/M/Dec 12, 2015/Wanchi, South West Shawa


Tashale Irgassa/M/Dec 12, 2015/Wanchi, South West Shawa


Lamessa Fayera/M/12 years old student/Dec 12, 2015/Ambo, West Shawa – Picture


Ulfata Chimdi/M/12 years old 4th grade student/Dec 12, 2015/Ambo, West Shawa – Picture


Alemnesh Mengesha/F/Dec 12, 2015/Ilfata, West Shawa


Tadasse Dhaba/M/Dec 12, 2015/Ilfata, West Shawa


Tafari Dhangi’a/M/Wallaga University student/Dec 12, 2015/Naqamte, Wallaga


Girma Ragassa/M/35 years old & father of two/Dec 12, 2015/Ambo, West Shawa – Picture & funeral video


Name not identified/Dec 12, 2015/Ambo, West Shawa – Picture


Abdata Lata Wayessa/M/Farmer/Dec 13, 2015/Jaldu, West Shawa


Inahagehu Hayilu/M/Farmer/Dec 13, 2015/Jaldu, West Shawa


Tsagaye Abara/M/Farmer/Dec 13, 2015/Jaldu, West Shawa


Baqalaa Ragasa/M/Farmer/Dec 13, 2015/Jaldu, West Shawa


Tadasa Jambare/M/Farmer/Dec 13, 2015/Jaldu, West Shawa


Chaltu Tadesa/F/Dec 13, 2015/Jaldu, West Shawa


Kabada Tafa/M/Dec 13, 2015/Gojo, West Shawa


Tadasse Tsige/M/Dec 13, 2015/Gojo, West Shawa


Gelane Bekana/F/Dec 13, 2015/Ginchi, West Shawa


Seifu Tura_Dec 13, 15

Seifu Tura/Dec 13, 2015/Ginchi, West Shawa – Reported by France24


Aschalew Worku_Dec 12, 15

Aschalew Warku/22 years old/Dec 12, 2015/Ginchi, West Shawa – Reported by France24


Zarihun/M/Dec 13, 2015/Ginchi, West Shawa


Ashanafi/M/Dec 13, 2015/Ginchi, West Shawa


Hiqa Chala/M/Dec 13, 2015/Ginchi, West Shawa


Solomon Mogas/M/Dec 13, 2015/Amaya, South West Shawa


Boru Gutama Hadiyo/M/40 years old/Dec 13, 2015/Konno Qulliti, Amaya, West Shawa


Tade Sefera/M/Dec 13, 2015/Amaya, South West Shawa


Dajane Sarbessa/M/Dec 13, 2015/Gindo, West Shawa


Fikadu Dirriba/M/Dec 13, 2015/West Shawa


Rabbuma Ga’era/M/Dec 13, 2015/Amaya, South West Shawa


Bale Kirkira/F/Dec 13, 2015/Amaya, South West Shawa


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Tadasse Dhaba Jobir/8th grade student/Dec 14, 2015/Abuna, Gindabarat, West Shawa


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Birhanu Hailu Amansisa/Dec 14, 2015/Gindabarat, West Shawa


Kada Tafa/M/Dec 14, 2015/Gindabarat, West Shawa


Bayissa Daggafa/M/Dec 14, 2015/Gindabarat, West Shawa


Bayissa Dhaaba/M/Dec 14, 2015/Abuna Gindabarat, West Shawa – Picture


Tilahun Muleta/M/Father of 4; Engineer/Dec 15, 2015/Dambi Dollo, Wallaga


Nato Guluma/F/Dec 15, 2015/Galessa, Dandi, West Shawa – Picture


Magarsa Baji/M/Dec 15, 2015/Galessa, Dandi, West Shawa


Bekele Tumsa/M/Dec 15, 2015/Galessa, Dandi, West Shawa


Ababa Gabissa/M/Dec 15, 2015/Galessa, Dandi, West Shawa – Funeral video


Dajane Bayisa/M/Dec 15, 2015/Galessa, Dandi, West Shawa


Biranu Bajiga/M/Dec 15, 2015/Jaldu, West Shawa


Damee Dabali/M/10th grade student/Dec 15, 2015/Maqa-Najjo, West Wallaga


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Dinqa Chala/31 years old teacher/Dec 15, 2015/Olonkomi, West Shawa – Reported by BBC


Kumsa Tafa & Sisay S./M/Dec 15, 2015/Olonkomi [Wolenkomi], West Shawa – Reported by AFP/Yahoo


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Gammachu Tilahun Hundessa/Dec 16, 2015/Najjo, West Wallaga – Funeral video available


Barihun Shibiru/M/8th grade student/Dec 16, 2015/Ejaji, West Shawa


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Tolasa Lellisa Soressa/Dec 16, 2015/Watiyo, Guduru, Wallaga


Names not identified/Two children/Dec 16, 2016/Awaday, East Hararghe – Picture


Badho Kebede/M/Dec 17, 2015/Mughar, West Shawa


Lema Magarsa/M/Dec 17, 2015/Mughar, West Shawa


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Zewdu Seyum/Dec 17, 2015/Mughar, Ada Barga, West Shawa


Dadhi Kumsa/M/Farmer/Dec 17, 2015/Ababe village, Tole, South West Shawa


Makonnen Guddisaa/M/Dec 17, 2015/Ababe village, Tole, South West Shawa


Kumaa Leenjisaa/M/Dec 17, 2015/Ababe village, Tole, South West Shawa


Nabiyu Waggari/M/Dec 17, 2015/Dambi Dollo, Wallaga – Video available


Sirne Gudata [Mother] & Eshetu Fadessa [Son]/Dec 17, 2015/Chanka, Qellam, West Wallaga – Reported by VOA Amharic [After 12:00 min]


Sorsa Chaka/M/16 years old/Dec 17, 2015/Abukeku, Tole, South West Shawa


Fayissa Dadhi/M/19 years old/Dec 19, 2015/Mughar, West Shawa – Picture


Shashitu Mekonnen/6 month pregnant/Reported on Dec 21, 2015/Horo Guduru, Wallaga – Reported by VOA Amharic


Qanani Fikadu/F/Sister-in-law of Shashitu [above]/Reported on Dec 21, 2015/Horo Guduru, Wallaga


Mamuda Qajela/Babbo-Gambel, West Wallaga/December 2015


Yadata Guya/Sick wife [Wandhimne Wayesa] also died in shock/Dec 21, 2015/Haroo Sabbuu, West Wallaga


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Marrataa Alamuu Guutamaa/Father of 2/Dec 25, 2015/Sululta, North Shawa


Masarat Dinqa/M/Father of 4; farmer/Reported on Dec 26, 2015/Lalo Qile, Qellam, West Wallaga


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Adugna Iresso/Father of 2; teacher & vice director of school/Dec 30, 2015/Gardega Jarte, Horo Gudru, Wallaga – Funeral video


Marga Rundassa/M/Businessman/Dec 31, 2015/Gabate, Jimma Rare, Horo Guduru, Wallaga


Martyred in the month of June 2015


Gidila Chemeda/Oromo Federalist Congress [OFC] member/Gelam Gunge Village, Dima Kege District, Western Shawa Zone – Reported by Amnesty International


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Samuel Aweke/M/27 years old Semayawi [Blue] Party candidate/Debre-Markos, Amhara Regional State/Jun 15, 2015 – Reported by Amnesty International

Not related to the Oromo cause


Tadesse Abreha

Tadesse Abreha/48 years old; leader of Arena Party for Western Tigrai Zone/Tigrai Regional State/Jun 16, 2015 – Reported by Amnesty International

Not related to the Oromo cause


Berhanu Erabu/M/Member of Medrek Party/Soro District, Hadiya Zone, SNNP Regional State/Jun 19, 2015 – Reported by Amnesty International

Not related to the Oromo cause


* This page will be continuously updated as we get more information about the Martyrs.

Author: Admin

This website is launched in order to memorialize the victims of State violence in Ethiopia. We seek to show the tip of the iceberg of the victims of violence inflicted by the Ethiopian government on its own citizens in general and the Oromo people in particular.

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