Archive | December 24, 2015

Breaking News: Ob Baqqalaa Garbaa fi Ob Dajanee Xaafaa Hidhaman

Hardha 12/24/2015 ammaan tana Humnootni tika wayyaannee lakkofsaan 21 ta’aan warra afaan tigre qofa haasa’u daqiqaa 30 dura mana itti aanaa dura ta’aa KFO Adaamaati argamu dhaquun mana isaanii erga sakata’aanii boda Obboo ‪#‎Baqqalaa‬ ‪#‎Garbaa‬ akka hidhanii deeman beekame jira. kana malees Itti aanaa barreessaa KFO Obboo ‪#‎Dajanee‬ ‪#‎Xaafaas‬ ukkaamfamanii erga maa’ikalawwii geeffaman boda amma […]

Tarkaanfii WBO Zoonii Kibbaa

SBO – Muddee 23, 2015. Waraanni Bilisummaa Oromoo (WBO)n Zoonii Kibbaa Mudde 22, 2015 Mooyyalee keessatti waraanaa fi Poolisoota Wayyaanee haleeluun kasaaraa irraan gahe. Tarkaanfii laalessaa diinaa fi farreen qabsoo bilisummaa Oromoo irratti fudhatu jabeessee kan jiru WBOn Zoonii Kibbaa, Kibba Oromiyaa Godina Booranaa keessatti tarkaanfii fudhateen loltootaa fi poolisoota wayyaanee 8 ol hojiin ala […]

Sudan’s Ambassador: ‘Ethiopia trying to expand because their land is not enough’

(Horn Affairs) — Sudanese Ambassador to Ethiopia Osman Nafi accused a neighboring region’s government for recent border problem. Khartoum’s papers have been reporting for more than a month a series of raids and kidnapping for ransom in the border region Gedaref by Ethiopian gunmen. Though Ethiopian officials have been quite on the matter, their Sudanese […]

Minneapolis City Council Member Abdi Warsame Concerned over deaths of protesters in Oromia

Dec. 23, 2015 (MINNEAPOLIS) — Minneapolis City Council Member Abdi Warsame is deeply concerned by the recent clashes, human suffering and deaths of unarmed civilians in the Oromia region of Ethiopia. Since mid-November, students began protesting throughout Oromia Regional State against the Ethiopian Federal government’s plan to substantially expand the Municipal boundaries of Addis Ababa. […]

The Oromo Resistance: All Rise, Students Presiding

(Reflections on what is to be done) By A Beyene Over the recent weeks, the world has been witnessing a rational exuberance of hope filling the political landscape in Oromia, and it is blowing all over Ethiopia.  This hope evokes memories of the political excitement of the 1970s.  For the younger generation who was not […]

Why are Oromos Opposed to the Addis Ababa Master Plan?

By Olaana Abbaaxiiqi PART I Introduction As I am writing this, the Oromo population led by students is revolting throughout Oromia ostensibly against the so called Addis Ababa and Surrounding Oromia Integrated Development Plan (Master Plan). To date, as widely reported, more than 85 students have been killed and thousands have been jailed. Part of […]

HRLHA press release

Open Letter to the Prime Minister of Ethiopia

December 23, 2015 Dear Honorable Haile-Mariam Desalegn – the Prime Minister of Ethiopia, I am writing this letter on behalf of the Board of Human Rights League of the Horn of Africa (HRLHA) to implore you to stop the killing of peaceful Oromo demonstrators and free all political prisoners. The Human Rights League of the […]

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