Archive | November 10, 2016

Resolutions of the Oromoo Liberation Front National Council

OLF Letter to Mr. Ban Ki-Moon, UN Secretary General

His Excellency Mr. Ban Ki-Moon United Nations Secretary-General Office of the Secretary General of United Nations 885 Second Avenue United Nations Headquarters Room DHL-1B- 154 New York, NY 10017 Fax +1 212-963- 4879 Dear Mr. Secretary General: I am writing this letter to you on behalf of the Oromo Liberation Front (OLF) to draw your […]

Olympics dissident: Ethiopia could ‘become another Libya’

By Matthew Tempest (EurActiv) –EXCLUSIVE/ Ethiopia – one of the EU’s largest recipients of development aid and a key partner in the new Emergency Trust Fund for Africa for halting the flow of migrants – garnered unwelcome headlines last summer, when Olympic athlete Feyisa Lilesa raised his arms in protest at the treatment of the […]

Humsn Rights Plantations Investigation Human Rights Oromo Protesters - security forces

Will Ethiopia’s Year-Long Crackdown End?

Need for Meaningful Reforms, Accountability By Felix Horne (HRW) — When I met 15-year-old “Meti” (not her real name), she felt her dream of becoming a nurse was over. In February, Meti and her classmates joined a protest in East Hararghe, in Ethiopia’s Oromia region, against the government’s displacement of farmers around Addis Ababa, security […]

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