Tuesday, September 19, 2017
Wardheer News

70,000 Displaced Amid Ethnic Clashes In Ethiopia

ADDIS ABABA,  — More than 70,000 ethnic Oromos have been displaced from Ethiopia’s Somali regional state after a week of clashes with ethnic Somalis that left scores dead, China’s Xinhua news agency reported. A smaller number of ethnic Somalis numbering … Continued

GIRL LOSES APPEAL AFTER SCHOOL BARS HER FROM WEARING HIJAB

By Ian Willoughby A Somali girl who was barred from wearing hijab at a Prague secondary school has lost an appeal in which she was seeking an apology and CZK 60,000 in compensation from the institution. Prague’s Municipal Court on Tuesday … Continued

The Conflict in Eastern Ethiopia, Explained Posted

Ethnic tensions between Ethiopia’s two regions, Oromia and Somali erupted into violent conflict that killed at least dozens of people and drove thousands of men, women and children from their homes during the second week of September 2017. Reports on social media about the … Continued

Turmoil Engulfs Somali Charter School in City Heights

By Maya Srikrishnan, Voice of San Diego Iftin Charter School has gotten itself into a huge, expensive mess. Earlier this year, multiple employees filed complaints against the City Heights school over discrimination and retaliation. In June, the school received a scathing … Continued