Martyred in the month of August 2016


Amnesty International reported 60 people killed across Oromia [#OromoProtests] & 37 [30 in Bahir-Dar & 7 in Gondar] in Amhara Regional State [#AmharaProtests] on August 6 & 7, 2016.

Qeerroo released a partial list of 134 people killed on the grand #OromoProtests day [August 6, 2016].


Geleta Iticha/60 years old; reported to have committed suicide by his last bullet after fighting gov’t forces/Jaldu, West Shawa/August 31, 2016


Three pastoralists are reported killed [In armed conflict with gov’t forces]/Xuxi Village, Fantale District, East Shawa/August 31, 2016


Fandishe Adem Abdulle/Tortured to death/Awaday, East Hararghe/August 30, 2016 – Picture


Fifteen people are reported killed/Choma Village , Masala District, West Hararghe/August 27, 2016 [Reported on August 30, 2016]

1. Hamzaa Abdullaa
2. Mohammadnur Kaliif
3. Asiyaa Abbaas
4. Imaam Jaabir
5. Jaabir Mohammed
6. Feesal Abdallaa
7. Adam Mikaa’il
8. Mikaa’il Aliyyii
9. Kaamilee Mikaa’il
10. Shukrii Umar
11. Kaamil Hassan
12. Muraad Ahmad
13. Jaabir Hassan
14. Ahmad Imaamee
15. Jamaal Aliyyee


Six people [Names not identified] are reported killed/Debre-Tabor & Dur-Betie, Amhara Regional State/August 29, 2016 – VOA Amharic

Related to #AmharaProtests


Five people [Names not identified] are reported killed/Choma Village, Masala District, West Hararghe/August 28, 2016 – See above for list of Martyrs & update


Five people [Four are identified] are reported killed when government forces throw a grenade on a Mosque/Waltasis Village, Masala District, West Hararghe/August 27, 2016

1. Imame Mohammed
2. Adam Michael
3. Gadiss Abdurahman Shabo
4. Jabir Mohammed Yuya


One person [Name not identified] is reported killed/Finote-Selam, Amhara Regional State/August 26, 2016 – VOA Amharic

Related to #AmharaProtests


Four farmers are reported killed/Waltasis and Goro villages of Masala District, West Hararaghe/August 25, 2016:

1. Aliyi Mohammed
2. Adam Ismael
3. Aliyi Rashid
4. Adam Suleyman


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Gizachew Ketema/24 years old/Gondar, Amhara Regional State/Reported killed on August 20, 2016 – VOA Amharic report

Related to #AmharaProtests


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Galata Admasu/19 year old young man/Dambi Dollo, Qelam Wallaga/August 19, 2016


Name not identified/Bahir Dar, Amhara Regional State/August 6, 2016 [Reported on August 18, 2016] – Video

Related to #AmharaProtests


Zubeyr Kadir/Died on grand #OromoProtests day [August 6, 2016]/Robe, Bale/Reported on August 17, 2016 – Picture 1; Picture 2


Abdallaa Kadiir/Shot & died on grand #OromoProtests day [August 6, 2016]/Robe, Bale/Reported on August 17, 2016 – Video of the moment he was shot dead


Bonsa Abdella/Tortured to death & buried in secret detention center in Harar/From Dire Xayara/Reported on August 16, 2016 – Arrested on Aug 6, 2016


Gammachuu Yuusuf/Tortured to death & buried in secret detention center in Harar/From Dire Xayara/Reported on August 16, 2016 – Arrested on Aug 6, 2016


Hora Fajiso/35 years old; killed on spot in his home/Batu Town, East Shawa/August 15, 2016 – Wife & infant reported [Afaan Oromo] imprisoned


Dr Gebeyehu Jalata

Dr Gebeyehu Jalata/A renown pharmacist/Naqamate, East Wallaga/August 15, 2016 – Wounded on grand #OromoProtests day [August 6, 2016]


Gabi Nabi/Arrested & executed by the military/Munesaa District, Arsi/Reported on August 12, 2016 – Funeral Video


Girmaa Taakkalaa Galataa/Kiiramuu, East Wallaga/August 6, 2016 – Picture


Two people reported executed while returning home from rally/Rayitu, Bale/August 6, 2016


Name not identified/Federal police [Killed by army for trying to help a wounded woman]/Naqamte, East Wallaga/August 6, 2016 – Picture


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Picture of people after funeral service

Zubeyri Kadir/Robe, Bale/August 6, 2016


Nineteen people are reported dead in Naqamte, East Wallaga on August 6, 2016 grand #OromoProtests. The names of ten is listed below.

Picture 1, Picture 2Picture 3, Picture 4, Picture 5, Picture 6,

Wakjira Terefa

Tolossa Wakjira – Picture 1, Picture 2

Malase Teshome

Rashi Idris/Summer student

Elias Teshoma Etana/Shoeshiner

Amanuel Girma/14 years old

Tariku Dilala/Bajaj driver

Firaol Ogina

Birhanu Rabina/Body found after a day

Tesheme – Report


Abdalla Mohammed/Qobo, East Hararghe/August 6, 2016 – Picture


Maammad Yuuyyaa Callaa/Killed while trying to protect the youth from the military/Near Awaday, East Hararghe/August 6, 2016 – Picture


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Matheos Birhanu Dimbasha/Teacher/Kiltu Karra, East Wallaga/August 6, 2016


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Funeral picture

Three people [Names not identified]/Xijo Qerransa, Gadan Asasa District, West Arsi/August 6, 2016


20 people were killed in and around Haramaya on August 6, 2016 grand #OromoProtests. Details below:

Picture 1, Picture 2

Tarree Village = 3 people
Masare Village = 1 sheik
Gobe Village = 5
Qashuma Village = 5
Hayo Village = 4
Kebele 01 = 2


At least 30 people were killed in a massive protest in Bahir Dar, Amhara Regional State on August 6, 2016

Related to #AmharaProtests


Sarda/Mogor, West Shawa/August 6, 2016 – Picture


Two people [Names not identified]/Dodola, West Arsi/August 6, 2016


Fourteen people [Names not identified]/Asasa, West Arsi/August 6, 2016 – Picture 1, Picture 2


Ali Simbo/Young man/Shaashamane, Arsi/August 6, 2016 – Funeral video


Abduselam Ahmed

Abduselam Ahmed [Sheiko]/Father of 9 kids & 2 grand kids; renown businessman & soccer player; killed in his own home/Haramaya/Reported on August 8, 2016


Falma/Qarsa Town, Arsi/August 6, 2016


Kidaanee Gaaromaa Lammeessaa/Qaaqee, Daallee Waabaraa, Qeellem Wallaga/August 6, 2016 – Picture


Name not identified/Mandi/August 6, 2016 – Report


Muleta Jamal/Wounded & died at Adama Hospital/Masala Town, West Hararghe/August 2, 2016


Sultan Ahmed/8 years old/Badessa, West Hararghe/August 2, 2016 – Picture


Nuuree Ahmed Mume/22 years old/Badessa, West Hararghe/August 2, 2016 – Picture


Ibsa Ahmed/Badessa, West Hararghe [From Hirna]/August 1, 2016 – Funeral Video


Taju Ahmed/Badessa, West Hararghe/August 1, 2016 – Picture


* This list of Martyrs will be updated as we learn more about them.

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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