By | June 30, 2020
Hachalu Hundessa death - shot dead - death-obituary

Hachalu Hundessa shot dead: Hachalu Hundessa cause of death – obituary – tributes – How did Hachalu Hundessa die? funeral plans.

  • Died: June 29, 2020
  • Age: 34 year old
  • Cause of death: shot dead

Musician Hachalu Hundessa, well known for his political songs has been shot dead, medics have told the BBC.

Hachalu’s songs often focused on the rights of the country’s Oromo ethnic group and became anthems in a wave of protests that led to the downfall of the previous prime minister in 2018.

The 34-year-old was attacked on Monday evening when he was driving. The singer had said that he had received death threats, but it is not clear who was behind his shooting on the outskirts of the capital, Addis Ababa.

Thousands of his fans headed to the hospital in the city where the body of the singer was taken on Monday night.

Hachalu Hundessa Obituary, funeral plans

Details on obituary and funeral are yet to be made public by the family of the deceased. We will communicate details about services as they become available to us.

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Tributes to Hachalu Hundessa

Family, friends and loved ones have taken to their social media page to share tributes to the deceased.

Next 2 Blow Africa wrote;

Ethiopian musician known for his controversial political songs has been found dead. Hachalu Hundessa, a 34 year old musical with powerful music that spoke of the social economic injustice in his country was shot dead in the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa.

Mawlid Ali-dhure wrote;

Police Commissioner Endeshaw Tasew said early investigations show #HachaluHundessa was gunned down inside his car after he briefly walked out of it & returned to it. The assailants followed him & entered his car where they shot him. It was “well organized& sophisticated”#Ethiopia

seeraar yare wrote;

After killing Hachalu Hundessa an Oromo singer & activist deadly protest erupt in Ethiopia then 2 prominent Oromo figures Dawud Ibsa Ayana & Jawar Mohammed were arrested by authorities. Oromo R the largest ethnicity in Ethiopia

Pharaoh wrote;

As Egyptian citizens we have our differences with the Ethiopian government but we don’t wish harm in any way on the Ethiopian citizens. We wish you all the best and for better peaceful days to come. RIP Hachalu Hundessa. Folded handsRed heartDove of peace

Abdisalam Yassin wrote;

Our condolences to the #Oromo people at the loss of the great songwriter and singer Mr @Hachalu_Hundessa. We share the #Oromo people with their grief for the untimely death of the young and inspirational artist. Hope his death will unite the #Oromo nation and not divide them.

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