Public Backlash Against Forced Evictions from Land!

(Arlington, VA )- The Solidarity Movement for a New Ethiopia (SMNE) has recently acquired the Ethiopian government’s official report, “Villagization Program Action Plan,” which gives many specific details of their plan to resettle 49 villages in Gambella Peoples National Regional State in the upcoming months and year. A total of 45,000 households will be targeted to move from homes and land occupied for generations. This totals approximately 225,000 people according to government calculations of five members per household. Read full in PDF…

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Posted by on January 6, 2011. Filed under FEATURED,NEWS. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0. Both comments and pings are currently closed.