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21 Feb 2019 | 10:21 AM UTC

Ethiopia: Ongoing protest in Hawassa (SNNRP region) Feb. 21

Ethiopia News Alert

Large protest ongoing in Hawassa (SNNRP) on February 21; avoid all gatherings

TIMEFRAME expected from 2/21/2019, 12:00 AM until 2/21/2019, 11:59 PM (Africa/Addis_Ababa). COUNTRY/REGION Hawassa

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Event

Thousands of people are reportedly protesting in the city of Hawassa located in the Southern Nation, Nationalities, and Peoples' Region (SNNRP) as of Thursday, February 21, to call for a referendum on self-determination. Further protests are possible in the coming days and weeks. A heightened security presence and associated transportation disruptions are to be anticipated in the vicinity of any demonstration. 

Advice

Individuals present in Hawassa are advised to monitor the situation, avoid any large gatherings and demonstrations due to the risk of violence, and adhere to all instructions issued by the local authorities or their home government.

 

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