The Welkait issue gathers international attention, media

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21-7-2016

The struggle of Welkait people, like several other ethnic groups who say are marginalized or forcefully regionalised by the Ethiopian government, is now gaining an audience in the international arena. Just this week and last week, several international media outlets have reported the conflict in Gonder of Welkait community representatives supporters and the government security.

The struggle of the Welkait people that has been confined to the Amhara region and Tigray region and farther the Federal government and some vocal Welkait activists based in the US, is now a topic of academic research and political discussions.