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Tracing the Source of Ethnic Clashes in Ethiopia's Gambella Region

Ethiopia is facing renewed ethnic conflict along its Western border. Since late January, what began as a dispute over land rights between the Nuer and Anyuak ethnic groups has spread, claiming dozens of lives. The clash is, in part, a result of the influx of thousands of ethnic Nuer who have been displaced in the civil war in South Sudan and were forced to move into the Gambella region of Ethiopia. Some of the displaced Nuer allegedly brought arms across the border, destabilizing an...

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