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Press Release from Center for the Rights of Ethiopian Women (CREW) on the Gambela massacre
CREW believes that every person has the right to enjoy all the rights enshrined in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and other international human rights laws and standards. We believe in the sacredness of human lives and condemn its violations for any reasons.
Center for the Rights of Ethiopian Women thus condemns the massacre of more than 200 unarmed citizens and the abduction of more than 100 children in the Gambela region of Western Ethiopia. The attack happened on April 15, 2016 when raiders from Murle tribe crossed the border from South Sudan into Western Ethiopian in Gambela Region and indiscriminately killed civilians including women and children mainly from the Nuer tribe and raided nearly 2000 cattle. Read more