Petition for the ICC to investigate the Anuak Genocide in Ethiopia

Elias Kifle | March 2nd, 2012

The Solidarity Movement for New Ethiopia (SMNE), in conjunction with the Anuak Justice Council (AJC), has launched a petition drive to beseech the International Criminal Court (ICC) and ICC Prosecutor, Mr. Luis Moreno-Ocampo, to open an active investigation into the genocide of the Anuak people of the Gambella region in Ethiopia, which began on December 13th, 2003 and continued for over two more years. Genocide Watch, an organization that “exists to predict, prevent, stop, and punish genocide and other forms of mass murder,” has independently confirmed this genocide along with a litany of other criminal acts, including crimes against humanity, committed by Meles Zenawi’s regime… [read more]

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