Archive | October 10, 2016

Beyond the Bushoftu Massacre: the war on Orommuma and Oromo Unity

By J. Ebisa Like millions of Oromo and non-Oromo worldwide, I watched the recent Irreecha Oromo Thanksgiving festival where hundreds of Oromo, about 700 according to sources, were gunned down, provoked to run into deep ditches and suffocated or stamped by massive crowd in panic. I still feel angry and distraught by the tragedy which […]

Abba Murtii Tashaalee Abarraa: Waa Haaraan Labsuu Isaanii Qofa, Oromiyaan waraanaan Buluu Eega Jalqabdee Tureera

WASHINGTON, DC (VOA Afaan Oromoo) — Heerrii mootummaa Itiyoophiyaa keeyyati 93 akka jedhutti labsiin yeroo hatattamaa kan barbaachisu weerarri biyya alaa yoo jiraate, weerarri dhukkubaa yoo jiraatee fi sirna heera irratti ijaarame haalli balaa irra buusu yoo jiraate ta’u kan dur prezidaantii mana murtii waliigalaa Oromiyaa turan Obbo Tashaalee Abarraa Raadiyoo Sagalee Ameerikaaf ibsanii jiru.Kanas kan […]

#OromoRevolution, October 10, 2016

#OromoRevolution Beknan Rabira irraa #ABOn nu haa bulchu jenne malee dhugaa rabbii namichi suni nu haa bulchu hin jenne. Ammayyuu ABO ABO ummatni barbaadu sana gochuuf mooraa waraana Qabsoo Oromoo tokkoof hoggansa haaraa ummatni itti amane tokko nu barbaachisa. Hogganaa akka BaqqalaaGarbaa Ameerikaattis hin hafu jedhee, osoo akka ajjeefamuuf hidhamuu danda’us beeku deemee hidhamee, mana […]

UN rights experts urge inquiry into Ethiopia’s crackdown on unrest

GENEVA (Reuters) – U.N. human rights experts urged Ethiopia on Monday to allow an international investigation into its violent crackdown on peaceful protests that monitors say have led to more than 500 deaths since November 2015. “The scale of this violence and the shocking number of deaths make it clear that this is a calculated […]

Ethiopia blames ‘foreign enemies’ for stoking unrest

A day after announcing state of emergency, government alleges protests driven by foreign agents from Eritrea and Egypt. (Aljazeera) — Ethiopia has accused “foreign enemies” of arming, training, and financing groups it blames for a wave of unrest in regions around the capital, Addis Ababa, a day after a six-month state of emergency was imposed. […]

Ethiopia Investors Warily Eye Ethiopia Crackdown

By MATINA STEVIS, Oct. 10, 2016 9:57 a.m. ET State of emergency is aimed at quelling antigovernment protests that have targeted foreign interests (Wall Street Journal) — Foreign investors on Monday warily eyed the Ethiopian government’s latest attempt to quell violent protests that have targeted foreign-owned businesses in Africa’s second most-populous nation. Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn […]

Ethiopia Losing Foreign-Investment Appeal as Attacks Spread

By William Davison and Helen Nyambura-Mwaura State of emergency declared after 11 months of protests Government facing biggest threat to its rule in 25 years (Bloomberg) – Ethiopia’s attraction as a favorite new destination for foreign investors is fast dissipating as businesses owned by Nigerian billionaire Aliko Dangote and Dutch fruit processors come under attack in […]

Resolutions of the Oromoo Liberation Front National Council

የወያኔ የኣስቸኳይ ጊዜ ኣዋጅ ስርዓቱ ስልጣን ላይ ለማሰንበት የሚያደርገው የመጨረሻ ጥረት ነው!

(ውሃ የበላው ኣርፋ ይይዛል) (የኦነግ መግለጫ) የመንግስት የኣስቸኳይ ጊዜ ኣዋጅ በተለያዩ ሁኔታዎች ውስጥ ሊታወጅ ይችላል። መንግስታት የኣስቸኳይ ጊዜ ኣዋጅን የሚያውጁት በሃገሪቷና በሃገሪቷ ህዝቦች ላይ የተለየ ሁኔታ ሲፈጥርና ኣደጋ ያስከትላል የሚል ስጋት ሲኖራቸው ነው። እንዲህ ያለው ለህዝብና ለሃገር ከመቆርቆር የሚታወጅ ኣዋጅ በዲሞክራሲያዊ መንግስታት ስር ይታያል። ጥቅምት 9 ቀን 2016ዓም የታወጀው የወያኔ የኣስቸኳይ ጊዜ ኣዋጅ ግን የኢትዮጵያ […]

Resolutions of the Oromoo Liberation Front National Council

Labsiin Yeroo Hatattamaa Wayyaanee Aangoo irra tursuuf Wixxifata Mayii ti

(Kan Bishaan Nayyataa Jiru Homacha Qabata) (Ibsa ABO) Labsii yeroo hatattamaa mootummaa haala gara garaa irraa labsamuu danda’a. Mootummootni labsii hatattamaa wayta haalli addaa biyyaa fi ummata biyyaa irratti yaaddoo uumuu fi balaa dhaqqabsiisa jedhanii yaadan uumamutti labsan.  Labsiin akkanaa ummataa fi biyyaaf dhimmuun labsamu mootummoota dimokraarawaa jalatti mul’ata. Labsiin Hatattamaa Wayyaanee Onkololessa 9, 2016 […]

#OromoRevolution, October 10, 2016

#OromoRevolution “Godiina Arsii A/Lodee hexosasaa Gandaa Gabbee,G/Alekoo fi G/Sibuu abadiir kessatii qeroon wajiraa gandaa gutumatii barbadesuun Meshaa hidhanoo irra hikachuu qabsoo fininsaa jiruu Injifanoon kan umataa oromotii” Via Saphaloo Kadiir #OromoRevolution INJIFANNOO ARSII RDH Onk 09/2016 Aanaa sirkaatti hiriirri gandootaa fii magaalota gara garaa keessatti akkuma itti fufetti jira. Odeeffannoo nu dhaqqabe irraa akka hubannetti, xareetaa, […]

Ethiopia declares state of emergency

Addis Ababa (IOL) – Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn declared a six-month nationwide state of emergency on Sunday, saying months of unrest threatened the nation’s stability. Rights groups say more than 500 people have been killed in protests in the Oromiya region since last year, when anger over a development scheme for the capital turned […]

Gaafiif Deebii Hoggana Qeerroo Bilisummaa fi Oduu Hardhaa

#Arsii lixaa Godinaalee Oromiyaa adda addaa keessatti mormiin geggeessamaa jiruu, Arsii Lixaa – Shaashemannee fi Ajjee kessatti, akkasumas, Godinaa Booranaa keessatti tarkaanfii humnoonni mootummaa fudhataniin namoonni du’uu isaanii dubbatan – jiraattonni dubbataa jiran. Godinaa addaa Oromiyaa, magaalaa Sabbataa keessatti immoo, “hidhamtootatti summii ajjeesu yokaan qaama laamshessu kennuuf, qaamni humnoota mootummaa marii geggeesse” Via Injiffannoo Oromiyaa Oduu […]

Ethiopia Declares State Of Emergency Amid Continuing Protests

Ethiopia’s government has declared a state of emergency following months of anti-government protests by the Oromo people, who say they are marginalized. MICHEL MARTIN, HOST:Now it’s time for Words You’ll Hear. That’s where we try to understand a story in the news by focusing on one of the key words. And this week, our word […]

Statement by allied Oromo liberation forces on the TPLF regime’s massacre of unarmed Oromo civilians assembled for the hallowed Irreecha – Hora Sadee – 2016 celebrations

A regime that ordered firing live bullets on somber Irreechaa pilgrims in Bushoftu have no moral or political claim to stay in power in Finfinne (Addis Ababa)! We mark with extreme sadness the monstrous harassment, killing and wounding of hundreds of unarmed civilians by the TPLF dictatorial regime at the traditional Irreecha festival in Bushoftu, […]

Ethiopia: Could more state of Emergency help the TPLF

By Rundassa Asheetee Hundee The TPLF has passed so many state of emergencies since 1995 and once again, it’s puppet prime minister sat in-front of his fellow puppets and talked about the foreign powers who are destabilizing the Tigre colonized empire and promised to deal with the Oromo protest shortly. He said “I want to […]

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