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Ethiopian army has started a campaign of mass detention and terrorized the community in Jarati and surrounding villages.

Ethiopian army has started a campaign of mass detention and terrorized the community in Jarati and surrounding villages. In October 2017, many people including women, children and elderly people were arrested in Jarrati,Ogaden region,Ethiopia. As reliable source confirmed to us, among the detainees, is an elderly mother whose name is …

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Today marks the 7th anniversary of Ogaden Youth and Students Union

Today marks the 7th anniversary of Ogaden Youtth and Students Union (OYSU). Seven years after the Ogaden Intellectuals met and proposed the possibility of unifying the strength and hard work of our upcoming generation, we have done a recommendable job and achieved so much in becoming the voice of our …

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Urgent: Cholera kills over 347 in the last 5 DAYS in Ogaden

The Horn of Africa is currently experiencing one of the severest droughts ever experienced, the devastating effects of this drought has already claimed the lives of thousands of people whilst tens of millions of people continue to face serious food shortages in eastern Africa. During his visit to Somalia, the …

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ONLF Congratulates President-elect of Somalia.

Dear H. E. Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed, President-elect of Somalia Mr. President-Elect: Please accept my warm congratulations on your victory and my best wishes for your success and the Somali as you prepare to take up the responsibilities and challenges of your high office. As you embark upon your new responsibilities, I wish …

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Iran to take ‘reciprocal measures’ after Trump’s immigration order.

Iran is carefully studying US President Donald Trump’s executive order limiting immigration from seven Muslim-majority countries and will take legal, political and reciprocal measures accordingly, Iran’s Foreign Affairs Ministry announced Saturday. Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif didn’t specify what those measures would be, but he affirmed in a tweet that …

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ONLF Press Release Urgent Alert: Cholera and Draught devastating the Somalis in Ogaden

ONLF Press Release November 17, 2016   Urgent Alert: Cholera and Draught devastating the Somalis in Ogaden   The Deyr rains have failed in Ogaden and food stocks are dwindling very fast and livestock is starting to die in many parts of the Ogaden. This is further exacerbated by the …

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AN OGADENIA DIARY BY UGAAS

My name is Ugaas, I am from the Ogaden a region mainly inhabited by people of Somali ethnicity. The Ogaden has a population of 5 million people, the residents are mainly agro-pastoralists they live in a simple life tendering to their livestock  and moving along ancestral pathways. Illiteracy rate is high and  most of the …

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ONLA Communiqué

ONLA Communiqué November 13, 2016 ONLF commando Unit of Halgan Sector, ambushed an Ethiopian regime army platoons, near Dhuhun district killing five soldiers and wounded seven others on November 8, 2016. The Ethiopian army platoons were engaged in harassment activities around the rural areas of Dhuhun district including rape, beatings …

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Complex procedures and greedy colonial traumatic by Liban Miyir

Complex procedures and greedy colonial traumas. By Liban Miyir. Fighters problem greedy procedures and traumas colonized ameliorated only durable, cohesion, trust, a transparent and higher levels of colonialism, as well as a pass that those who stand for freedom seekers and friend struggle thwart the plan colonialism and slavery Aids …

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EU Needs a New Approach to Ethiopia

In January the European Parliament passed a 19-point resolution condemning the Ethiopian government’s brutal crackdown on protests that had left more than a hundred dead. Many Ethiopians rejoiced at the resolution. I read it to some Ethiopian friends, who cried. They had assumed Ethiopia was part of an international order …

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The Bishoftu Massacre in Oromia 2016.

ONLF Press Release October 4, 2016 The Ogaden National Liberation Front ( ONLF) sends its condolences to the Oromo people and the families of the victims massacred at the Irrecha cultural and festival at Har-sadi Lake, near the town of Bishoftu, Oromoia. ONLF and the Somali people in Ogaden strongly …

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The Failing Regime in Ethiopia Exhorts Ogaden Somalis to pay for their debacle. ONLF Press Release

Two days ago the regional head of the Somali puppet Administration in Ethiopia declared on Ethiopian regime TV that his administration has donated ten million Birr to the Tigray refugees who displaced from Oromia, Amhara and other regions in Ethiopia. This money was allocated from development funds horded from international …

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SOMALIA: FREEDOM OF EXPRESSION CRITICAL TO ONGOING POLITICAL TRANSITION – UN REPORT

#Somalia: 30 journalists killed, 120 media workers arbitrarily detained. We urge Somalia to fully investigate all violations of the right to freedom of expression. Attacks have a deeply corrosive impact on democracy, with profoundly negative repercussions on freedom of expression and human rights in general. Mogadishu/Geneva, 4 September 2016 – …

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America’s complicity in Ethiopia’s horrors

Women carry water back to their makeshift homes in Aydora, Ethi­o­pia, in February. (Aida Muluneh /For The Washington Post) Letters to the Editor August 12 at 6:23 PM Regarding the Aug. 10 editorial “Ethiopia’s violent silencing”:It is true that, as the editorial board put it, “the United States has long …

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The Vicious Ethiopian Regime is Instigating Civil Wars between Somalis and Oromos

ONLF Press Release August 12, 2016 The Vicious Ethiopian Regime is Instigating Civil Wars between Somalis and Oromos After millions in Ethiopia, particularly from Oromo, Amhara and other nations staged peaceful demonstrations during last week and in November last year, The Ethiopian regime is resorting not only to killings and …

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The Edmonton Somali community and Edmonton Aboriginal community are welcoming the first Canadian-Somali MP Ahmed Hussein to Edmonton

The Edmonton Somali community and Edmonton Aboriginal community are welcoming the first Canadian-Somali MP Ahmed Hussein to Edmonton. Below are planed activities for the MP while he is in Edmonton. Your presence and participation will be greatly appreciated in these spectacular occasions, please come and support our special guest and …

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Ethiopia: Tigray People’s Liberation Front on the Run

Tplf officers graduation – over 95% of the graduates are Tigrayans   Amanuel Biedemariam For over a decade now this author have repeatedly expressed that the ultimate goal the Tigray People’s Liberation Front is to break away from Ethiopia and declare independent Abay Tigray by invoking Article 39 of Ethiopian …

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Hotel under attack in Somali capital -witnesses

MOGADISHU -A suicide car bomber detonated explosives-laden vehicle into the gates of a hotel in the Somali capital followed by attackers on foot who were trying to storm the hotel, witnesses said. The suspected Alshabaab assailants, who were “heavily armed fired at guests at the Nasa Hablod hotel, witnesses told …

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Puntland minister threatens journalists with deaths, bullets

A minister in the semiautonomous state of Puntland in northern Somalia has threatened journalists in the region with deaths and bullets after a local radio station conducted an interview with the rebellious leader of a new militia which seized towns and villages in the region this week. Troops led by …

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Kenya: Amnesty International joins with Ogaden Refugee Council to highlight concerns over closure of Kenyan refugee camps

Nairobi, Kenya— Amnesty International and Ogaden refugee Council (ORC) discussed Thursday the dire consequences it will lead for refugees and asylees if Kenya shuts down the camps, according to the ORC’s Facebook page. The government of Kenya announced last month that it plans to close the World’s largest refugee camp …

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