Teacher set himself Ablaze Protesting Dictatorship and Injustice in Ethiopia

The 29-year-old teacher, Yenesew Gebre, from south western Ethiopia burned himself Friday after being subjected to unbearable abuse and injustice by the Meles regime, was buried this afternoon.

By Abebe Gellaw (ESAT ),

A young Ethiopian activist and teacher, Yenesew Gebre, died after he set himself on fire in Dawro, Waka, Southern Ethiopia, to protest against the injustice, corruption and atrocities the local community as well as the people of Ethiopia at large have been suffering under the brutal dictatorship of Meles Zenawi.

The 29-year old Yenesew Gebre, who was a respected teacher, set himself alight on Friday, November 11, and died at Tercha Hospital on Monday, 14 November, from the severe burns he suffered, family sources told ESAT news desk.

In what appears to be a tragic climax linked with a local uprising in Waka town, which was sparked by maladministration and injustice, there have been protests in the past few weeks.  Continue reading

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Teacher set himself Ablaze Protesting Dictatorship and Injustice in Ethiopia

The 29-year-old teacher, Yenesew Gebre, from south western Ethiopia burned himself Friday after being subjected to unbearable abuse and injustice by the Meles regime, was buried this afternoon.

By Abebe Gellaw (ESAT ),

A young Ethiopian activist and teacher, Yenesew Gebre, died after he set himself on fire in Dawro, Waka, Southern Ethiopia, to protest against the injustice, corruption and atrocities the local community as well as the people of Ethiopia at large have been suffering under the brutal dictatorship of Meles Zenawi.

The 29-year old Yenesew Gebre, who was a respected teacher, set himself alight on Friday, November 11, and died at Tercha Hospital on Monday, 14 November, from the severe burns he suffered, family sources told ESAT news desk.

In what appears to be a tragic climax linked with a local uprising in Waka town, which was sparked by maladministration and injustice, there have been protests in the past few weeks.  Continue reading

Teacher set himself Ablaze Protesting Dictatorship and Injustice in Ethiopia

The 29-year-old teacher, Yenesew Gebre, from south western Ethiopia burned himself Friday after being subjected to unbearable abuse and injustice by the Meles regime, was buried this afternoon.

By Abebe Gellaw (ESAT ),

A young Ethiopian activist and teacher, Yenesew Gebre, died after he set himself on fire in Dawro, Waka, Southern Ethiopia, to protest against the injustice, corruption and atrocities the local community as well as the people of Ethiopia at large have been suffering under the brutal dictatorship of Meles Zenawi.

The 29-year old Yenesew Gebre, who was a respected teacher, set himself alight on Friday, November 11, and died at Tercha Hospital on Monday, 14 November, from the severe burns he suffered, family sources told ESAT news desk.

In what appears to be a tragic climax linked with a local uprising in Waka town, which was sparked by maladministration and injustice, there have been protests in the past few weeks.  Continue reading