Ethiopian Police Arrested 11 People After Political Party Members Despute

Ethiopian political party members despute
Ethiopian political party members despute
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — Ethiopian police detained a dozen opposition party members after a scuffle broke out at the party’s headquarters.

Yeshiwas Assefa said Thursday that his splinter group went to the Unity for Democracy and Justice-Andinet (UDJ) party’s offices to take over the headquarters and then a fight broke out.

Members of the UDJ’s senior leadership could not be reached for comment.

Police confirmed to The Associated Press that 12 people were detained following the incident Wednesday but they declined to comment further. One person was later released on bail.

Ethiopia is due to hold national elections next month. Prime Minister Zenawi Meles and his party first came to power in 1991 when they ousted a Marxist dictator after a 17-year insurgency.

Source: AP and Newsdire.com

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7 Comments

  1. Haha, seriosly? Ahun man yimut these same ppl are going to potentially lead such a divese country?

  2. aye poletica kaka chewata aderegute eko…heheheh
    k Ato Lidetu Ayalew gare wedefiete!!!

  3. Nothin newu…You know This issues of ego is ingrained to our blood… It’s gonna take hella years of sacrifice to deal with it as a mature way.

  4. hard to work to gethre but i see the most elit person in ethiopia in that news vido so be save we are too much suffer in last election and flee our contry the hard way man can hold on so plese no more disterbance

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