Archive | June, 2015

The Oromo Heritages: Gadaa, Siiqqee and Irreecha | Documentary

Oromoon of hin beekne fi sabni biraa kan Oromoo hin beekne Video Daqiiqaa 10 kana dhaggeeffate inni Oromoo kan Oromummaa ofii hin beekne Oromummaa isaa ni bara, inni Oromoo hin taane ammoo Oromoon saba akkamii akka ta’e addaan baafata. Video kana ‪#‎share‬ waliif godha.

TPLF imprisons educated and successful Oromo businessmen

The following 9 Oromo political Prisoners are released from Qilinxoo prison after seven years imprisonment. 1. Baqqalaa Nagarii, 10 years without parole, Businessman in Addis Ababa, 2. Isheetuu Kitil, 10 years without parole, Businessman and owner of the Hawi Hotel (Finfinne), 3. Kabbadaa Booranaa, 10 years without parole, Senior Manager of Hilton Hotel, Addis Ababa, […]


ROCHESTER, NY (ABC) — The valedictorian at an upstate New York high school says her father has kept a close eye on her education as head janitor at her school. Biiftu Duresso’s parents emigrated from Ethiopia decades ago. Her father escaped life as a teenage soldier. He didn’t know how to read when he arrived […]


BY EMILY ONYANGO (SAUTI  YA  MTAA) –The Oromo community met recently in Eastleigh estate to discuss critical issues that for the last month, have been affecting their community. They believe that there are people who have been sent to kidnap Oromo residents and take them back forcefully to Ethiopia where ethnic Oromo are subject to […]

HRLHA press release

Ethiopian Election 2015: Is Democracy Prosperous or Destitute?

HRLHA Press Release June 28, 2015  Public, For Immediate Release Ethiopia holds general elections every five years; the most recent one was held on May 24, 2015. The ruling TPLF/EPRDF party, which has been in power for the past twenty-four years, officially announced on this past Monday, June 22, 2015 that the government and its […]

Oromo Held Human Rights Rally at the White House and US Department of State

Happening on the heels of massive rights abuses, including massacre of students and civilians,  eviction of millions of Oromo farmers through land grabbing schemes, and the rigged 2015 Ethiopia’s elections, representatives of the Oromo communities in various USA states held a rally in front of the White House and the State Department demanding an end […]

በ2007 በኢትዮጵያ የተካሄደውን ምርጫ በሚመለከት ከመድረክ የተሰጠ መግለጫ:- ሕገ-መንግሥታዊና ሕጋዊ የምርጫ ሥርዓት በተጣሰበት ሂደት የተከናወነው ሕገ ወጥ የምርጫ ድራማ ተቀባይነት ሊኖረው አይችልም! | Wxabajjii/June 28, 2015 ሕገ-መንግሥታዊና ሕጋዊ የምርጫ ሥርዓት በተጣሰበት ሂደት የተከናወነው ሕገ ወጥ የምርጫ ድራማ ተቀባይነት ሊኖረው አይችልም! በሀገራችን ኢትዮጵያ የመድበለ ፓርቲ ሥርዓት እውን ሆኖ በነፃና ፍትሐዊ ምርጫ አማካይነት የሕዝባችን የሥልጣን ባለቤትነት የሚረጋገጥበት ሁኔታ በሕገ-መንግስቱ እውቅና ተሰጥቶት በይፋ ተደንግጎአል፡፡ ይሁን እንጂ ኢህአዴግ ሕገመንግሥቱንና የምርጫ ሕጎችን የጣሰ የምርጫ ድራማ በየ5 ዓመቱ በመቶ ሚሊዮኖች የሀገር ገንዘብ […]

Torture Survivor Feyera Sobokssa Testifies at US Congress

Briefing for the International Day in Support of Victims of Torture BRIEFING THURSDAY, JUNE 25, 201510:30 AM ROOM H-137 OF THE U.S. CAPITOL BUILDING This briefing will take place at 10:30 AM on 6/25/2015, in Room H-137 of the U.S. Capitol Building. The briefing is open to members of Congress, congressional staff, the media and […]

Barsiisotni Oromoo 8 Oromummaan Yakkamuun Hidhaatti Darbaman.

Oromiapress | Waxabajjii/June 27, 2015 “Waraabessii waan halkan godhe beekuuf guyyaa hin adeemu” jedhama mitiree mootummaan Wayyaanee yakka garaa jabeenyaan guutamee fi diinummaa guddaa uummata Oromoo irraa qabu kan argisiisuun uummata Oromoo jumlaan ajjeesaa, mirga abbaa biyyummaa mulqee angoo dhabsiisee Oromoo jumlaan hidhee yakka daangaa hin qabne waan raawwachaa jiruuf sochii diddaa uummata Oromoo fi […]

Father’s journey puts children first

Since Jamal Abdullahi’s children were born, he’s made his education secondary to theirs. Video by Max Schulte. Jamal Abdullahi needed a letter to save his life. It would be addressed to his father, exiled somewhere — he did not know where, exactly — in Somalia. Its message would be: Please come for me. But Jamal […]

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