The candlelight, the Ambo youth lit up with their blood, will never quench
March 23, 2015
As of 8:00 PM local evening time (or 1:00 PM EC) today, March 23, 2015, the town of Ambo, Central Oromia, is under curfew, after a High Ranking Tigrean military agent was assassinated. The light in the city, has been turned off and the telephone lines were under strict surveillance, says Eyob Bayisa of Seife Nebelbal Radio who spoke with some residents. Unknown assailant killed, the Woyane agent in Qabale 2 and walked away a little bit before 8 PM. The residents of the city, who did not know what is going on, were stopped and searched, and their personal properties were seized, as usual, by security agents.
Only eleven months ago, at a mass demonstration in which over 27,000 people participated from Ambo and its surrounding areas against the Addis Ababa Master Plan, TPLF’s Agazi elite military division killed 30 unarmed students and members of the general public. The mass massacre included distraught families arriving at the scene to collect the dead bodies of their sons and daughters including a child of nine.