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Overview: Oromo Protests and State/Government Terrorism in Ethiopia

Overview: Oromo Protests and State/Government Terrorism in Ethiopia

The following is an overview of the Oromo Protests and the state terrorism that they continue to face and aspire to…

New: Abdii Boruu:- Dhaloota seenaa boonsaa galmeessaa jiru

Abdii Boruu:- Dhaloota seenaa boonsaa galmeessaa jiru

Abdii Boruutiin* Qabsoon Bilisummaa Oromoo (QBOn) bu’aa bayii hedduu keessa dabartee as geessullee, waggoota shanii jaha ofduuba garagallee haala ture yoo…

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Baarentuu Gadaa:- "Gootonni Misoomaa" Sun Essa Seenan?

Baarentuu Gadaa:- "Gootonni Misoomaa" Sun Essa Seenan?

Baarentuu Gadaa Irraa* Dargaggeessi Abbaa isaa waliin Finifnnee Jiraatu tokko akkamitti akka soba barachuu danada’u hubachuuf jecha abbaa isaatti hiiqee “Maaloo…

Oromo protests sign of Ethiopia's failure to attain social progress

Oromo protests sign of Ethiopia’s failure to attain social progress

(OPride) – Ethiopia is facing a popular and historic wave of Oromo resistance. Oromo people have been protesting against the Ethiopian…

Hassen Hussein:- The missing Oromo protesters join a long list of disappearances

Hassen Hussein:- The missing Oromo protesters join a long list of disappearances

By Hassen Hussein* (first published on OPride.com) (OPride) – Last week, I read an angry, anguished and daringly eloquent letter from…

U.S. Senators request Sec. Kerry for full review of the situation in Ethiopia to protect innocent Oromo civilians

U.S. Senators request Sec. Kerry for full review of the situation in Ethiopia to protect innocent Oromo civilians

In a letter written to the U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry [equivalent to the Minister of Foreign Affairs], U.S. Senators…

Rene Lefort:- Unrest in Ethiopia: the ultimate warning shot?

Rene Lefort:- Unrest in Ethiopia: the ultimate warning shot?

By Rene Lefort (via OpenDemocracy.net) The Tigray People’s Liberation Front (TPLF), the strongest component of the ruling coalition, from the middle…

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ቦሩ በራቃ:- የብሄር ማንነት ጭቆና ኣበቃም ኣላበቃም የማይለወጥ ማንነት ነው

ቦሩ በራቃ:- የብሄር ማንነት ጭቆና ኣበቃም ኣላበቃም የማይለወጥ ማንነት ነው

በቦሩ በራቃ* ምላሽ ለዶክተር ብርሃኑ ነጋ ዶክተር ብርሃኑ ነጋ ዋሽንግተን ዲሲ ላይ ድርጅታቸው በጠራው ህዝባዊ ስብሰባ ላይ ያደረጉትን ንግግር ዩቲዩብ ላይ…

Habtamu Dugo:- Will Expressing Concern Prevent State-Led Mass Murder in Oromia, Ethiopia?

Habtamu Dugo:- Will Expressing Concern Prevent State-Led Mass Murder in Oromia, Ethiopia?

By Habtamu Dugo* The number of Oromo civilians killed, maimed, tortured, disappeared and raped by Ethiopian government forces has been increasing…

The Ibsaa Guutama Reader:- Towards a Peaceful Transition | Gara Cehumsaa Nagaa Qabeessaatt

The Ibsaa Guutama Reader:- Towards a Peaceful Transition | Gara Cehumsaa Nagaa Qabeessaatt

Read also the second article given below (entitled “Sochi Tasa Hunda Irraa Bahe” / “The Movement that Caught All by Surprise”)…

SEENAA Y.G(2005):- Humni, Xumura Gabrummaa Hin Mirkaneessinee, Bilisummaa Hin Goonfatu!

SEENAA Y.G(2005):- Humni, Xumura Gabrummaa Hin Mirkaneessinee, Bilisummaa Hin Goonfatu!

SEENAA Y.G(2005)* Kutaa 1ffaa Waaqayyoon gaditti Galanni Gootoota keenyaaf haa ta’uuti, Gabrummaatti xumura gochuuf, malaa fi yaada wal gaafachuu irra geenyee…

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Malkamuu Jaatee:- Land grabbing and violations of human rights in Ethiopia

Malkamuu Jaatee:- Land grabbing and violations of human rights in Ethiopia

By Malkamuu Jaatee | January 2016 Introduction Land grabbing is classically known as the seizing of land by a nation, state…

Yonaataan Dhibbisaa:- Kabeebsaa fi sosobaan OPDO umurii diinaa dheerressu Oromoo biratti bakka hinqabu

Yonaataan Dhibbisaa:- Kabeebsaa fi sosobaan OPDO umurii diinaa dheerressu Oromoo biratti bakka hinqabu

Yonaataan Dhibbisaa irraa | Amajjii 2016 Ummatin Oromoo ergaa garbummaa jalatti humnaan galee har’a waggooti 130 ol lakkobiseesara. Ummatni Oromoo ija…

PAFD calls on UN/AU/EU to send human rights commissions of inquiry to Ethiopia

PAFD calls on UN/AU/EU to send human rights commissions of inquiry to Ethiopia

The following is a statement from the Peoples’ Alliance for Freedom and Democracy (PAFD), a coalition of five political groups, namely:…

Qaalluu Kuusaa:- Lafa Oromoo Eenyutu Saame?

Qaalluu Kuusaa:- Lafa Oromoo Eenyutu Saame?

Qaalluu Kuusaa irraa Waggaa guutuu waanuma Maastar Pilaanii Finfinnee dubbii ijoo tahee falmaa safara hin qabne lubbuu Oromootaa baayyee gaagga’ee, kaan…

Abdurezack Hussein:- Oromo Protests sustained due to lack of democratic virtues; protests natural reactions to authoritarianism

Abdurezack Hussein:- Oromo Protests sustained due to lack of democratic virtues; protests natural reactions to authoritarianism

By Abdurezack Hussein Outrage has engulfed Ethiopia for a couple of months now. Peaceful protests – against a plan, popularly called…

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Hassen Hussein:- Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow | Poetry

Hassen Hussein:- Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow | Poetry

BY Hassen Hussein* (first published on OPride.com) REVISED DECEMBER 24, 2015 IN SOLIDARITY WITH #OromoProtests AND LOVING MEMORY OF OUR MARTYRS,…

Ibsa ABO | OLF welcomes European Parliament's resolution on situation in Ethiopia

Ibsa ABO | OLF welcomes European Parliament’s resolution on situation in Ethiopia

Oromo Liberation Front (OLF) honours the European Union Parliament that it stood up publicly against assaults on Oromo peaceful protesters Oromo…

Ethiopia must stop use of anti-terror law to curtail legitimate political debate and dissent

Ethiopia must stop use of anti-terror law to curtail legitimate political debate and dissent

(OPride) – Ethiopia must revise its controversial and flawed anti-terrorism proclamation, and stop its routine application to stifle free expression and…

Dachii fi Daangaa Oromiyaa Ilaalchisee Labsa Qeerroo Bilisummaa Oromoo Irraa Kenname

Dachii fi Daangaa Oromiyaa Ilaalchisee Labsa Qeerroo Bilisummaa Oromoo Irraa Kenname

Ibsa Qeerroo Bilisummaa Oromoo … —- Dachii fi Daangaa Oromiyaa Ilaalchisee Labsa Qeerroo Bilisummaa Oromoo Irraa Kenname Amajjii 21, 2016 Lafa,…

Human rights group writes an open letter to Presidents of IGAD countries regarding Oromo Protests

Human rights group writes an open letter to Presidents of IGAD countries regarding Oromo Protests

The following is a letter from the Board of the Human Rights League of the Horn of Africa (HRLHA) to Presidents…

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European Parliament adopts 19-point resolution on the situation in Ethiopia

European Parliament adopts 19-point resolution on the situation in Ethiopia

[Updated] The following is the European Parliament’s 19-point final resolution on the situation in Ethiopia; the resolution was adopted without amendments…

Hassen Hussein:- EPRDF's master marksman, Abay Tsehaye, misfires again

Hassen Hussein:- EPRDF’s master marksman, Abay Tsehaye, misfires again

By Hassen Hussein* (OPride) – Every revolution has its villain – some well deserved, others not so. The ongoing Oromo protests,…

OFC-International to OPDO/TPLF: "Too Little, Too Late;" OPDO's Master Plan cancellation story drafted by TPLF

OFC-International to OPDO/TPLF: "Too Little, Too Late;" OPDO’s Master Plan cancellation story drafted by TPLF

The following is a statement from the Oromo Federalist Congress International Support Group (OFC-ISG). —– TOO LITTLE, TOO LATE; AN INSULT…

KWO/FIO: "Qabsoon Ummata Oromoo haga Gaafin Abbaa Biyyummaa Saba Oromoo Guutuu Guututti Mirkanaayutti Cimee itti Fufa"

KWO/FIO: "Qabsoon Ummata Oromoo haga Gaafin Abbaa Biyyummaa Saba Oromoo Guutuu Guututti Mirkanaayutti Cimee itti Fufa"

Ibsa KWO/FIO … “Qabsoon Ummata Oromoo haga Gaafin Abbaa Biyyummaa Saba Oromoo Guutuu Guututti Mirkanaayutti Cimee itti Fufa” – KWO/FIO Ibsa…

Ibsa ABO | የኦነግ መግለጫ

Ibsa ABO | የኦነግ መግለጫ

Ibsa ABO … Ibsa Kijibaa fi Fakkeessaan Ummatni Oromoo Ammaan Booda hin Sobamu Motumman Wayyaanee waggoottan 24 darban kana dhaaba OPDO…

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Biri Yaya (Ph.D.):- A Brief Reflection on Oromo Ethiopian Students' Protests

Biri Yaya (Ph.D.):- A Brief Reflection on Oromo Ethiopian Students’ Protests

By Biri Yaya (Ph.D.)* The protests in the Oromia Region have continued unabated despite the TPLF-EPRDF’s shoot-to-kill policy against peaceful students…

ተስፋዬ ከበደ:- የአቤ ቶክቻውን ዋዛና ቁም ነገር ዝግጅት፣ ከዚች ግጥም ጋር

ተስፋዬ ከበደ:- የአቤ ቶክቻውን ዋዛና ቁም ነገር ዝግጅት፣ ከዚች ግጥም ጋር

ገዳዎች፦ ይችን ግጥም ለአቤ ቶክቻው በዌብ-ሳይቱ በኩል መላክ አልቻልኩም፤ ዌብ-ሳይቱ አይሰራም። በናንተ በኩል እንዲደርሰው ብዬ ላኩላቹ፤ ለአንባቢዎቻቹ ከዚች ቪዲዮ ጋር ጀባ…

Caalaa Haayiluu: An Oromo Story of Courage and Triumph in the Face of Evil

Caalaa Haayiluu: An Oromo Story of Courage and Triumph in the Face of Evil

By Caalaa Haayiluu Abaataa (via UntoldStoriesOnline.com) My Experience of the Ethiopian Investigation Centre: Maekelawi To hold a pen is to be…

IOLA Press Release on the Oromo Protest and the ongoing brutal crackdown in Oromia, Ethiopia

IOLA Press Release on the Oromo Protest and the ongoing brutal crackdown in Oromia, Ethiopia

The following is a press release from the International Oromo Lawyers Association (IOLA). —- IOLA Press Release on the Oromo Protest…

Boruu Barraaqaa:- Labsi OPDO 'karoorri Maastar Pilaaniin guutummaa guutuutti haqameera' jedhu seenaa Wayyaanee waggaa 24 keessatti injifannoo ummata Oromoo isa duraa ti!

Boruu Barraaqaa:- Labsi OPDO ‘karoorri Maastar Pilaaniin guutummaa guutuutti haqameera’ jedhu seenaa Wayyaanee waggaa 24 keessatti injifannoo ummata Oromoo isa duraa ti!

Boruu Barraaqaa irraa* Fincilli ummanni Oromoo lubbuu isaa kitimee baatii lamaaf odoo wal irraa hin kunne geggeesse kunoo injifannoo isa duraa…

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Major opposition in Ethiopia says violating rights of the people will not stop Oromo Protests

Major opposition in Ethiopia says violating rights of the people will not stop Oromo Protests

The following is a statement from Medrek, major opposition coalition in Ethiopia – of which the Oromo Federalist Congress (OFC) is…

Seeking justice for the Oromo people of Ethiopia

Seeking justice for the Oromo people of Ethiopia

From The Tampa Tribune … —- Letter of the Day: Seeking justice for the Oromo people of Ethiopia I was born…

Alliance calls upon all to convene conference to establish a transitional order in Ethiopia

Alliance calls upon all to convene conference to establish a transitional order in Ethiopia

The following is a statement from the Peoples’ Alliance for Freedom and Democracy (PAFD), a coalition of five political groups, namely:…

Oromo women's group urges UK Gov't to sanction Ethiopian officials over violence on Oromo protesters

Oromo women’s group urges UK Gov’t to sanction Ethiopian officials over violence on Oromo protesters

The Oromo Women’s Association UK (OWA UK), which successfully staged a 3-night camping outside the UK’s PM David Cameron’s office at…

Oromo protests should serve as the final wake-up call for OPDO

Oromo protests should serve as the final wake-up call for OPDO

(OPride) – More than 150 people have been killed and hundreds wounded in Oromia as protests over the Addis Master Plan…

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