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Urgent Appeal: Cholera kills over 300 in the last 72 hours in Ogaden

Urgent Appeal: Cholera kills over 300 in the last 72 hours in Ogaden More than 300 people died of the cholera epidemic in Ogaden during the last 72 hours.  Thousand are also at life-threatening stage with no medicine or health support. Although most the towns in Ogaden are affected, the disease is creating havoc in the […]

National Day of Commemoration in Memory of Civilians Massacred in Ogaden

National Commemoration Day: Ogaden Communities and OYSU around the world Held Commemoration for Ogaden National Memorial day Civilians Massacred in Ogaden (Ogaden News Agency) — The Ogaden Somali Communities around the world commemorated the Ogaden National Memorial Day in remembrance of the Ogaden Somalis massacred by the Ethiopian government in Ogaden. The Attrocities and heinous […]

Major Battles Occurrences Across Ogaden

Major Battles Occurrences Across Ogaden Gode, Ogadenia (ONA) – The news reaching from Ogaden National Liberation Front (ONLF) Central Command reports of occurrences of major battles throughout the Ogaden between the Ogaden National Liberation Army (ONLA) against Ethiopian army and their concocted Liyu Police militia. 21 Feb, 2017 – In a battle that happened in […]

UK tenders to train Ethiopian paramilitaries accused of abuses

UK tenders to train Ethiopian paramilitaries accused of abuses Note: This article was post 4 years ago, Thursday 10 January 2013. Since it is still relevant to the current activities and purposes of training the gang called Liyu  Police, we reposted it. Exclusive: documents seen by the Guardian detail £13-£15m government funding for ‘special police’ in […]

ONLF High Level Delegation Concludes North America Tour

ONLF High Level Delegation Concludes North America Tour EDMONTON, Canada (Ogaden News Agency) – The Ogaden National Liberation Front (ONLF) high level delegation touring North America concluded its working visit on Tuesday in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. The delegation, consisting of the ONLF’s foreign affairs secretary, Abdirahman Mahdi, and information secretary, Hassan Moalin, toured United States […]

ONLF Congratulates President Elect, H. E. Mohamed, of Somalia

ONLF Press Release: ONLF Congratulates President Elect, H. E. Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed, 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 […]

ONLF Delegation to Washington DC Discusses Situation in Ogaden

ONLF Delegation to Washington DC Discusses State-Sponsored Human Rights Violations, Predatory Oil Exploration and Current Drought in the Ogaden (UNPO) — Mr Abdirahman Mahdi, International Relations Secretary of the Ogaden National Liberation Front (ONLF), and Mr Hassan Muhammad Moalin, ONLF Information Secretary, visited Washington DC for four days in January 2017. Together with Mr Marvin […]

Issa Community of Australia Writes Protest Letter to PM Hailemariam

Issa Community of Australia Writes Protest Letter to PM Hailemariam on Dire Situation in Ogaden To Prime Minister Hailemariam, On behalf of the Issa Community of Australia, the vast majority of the community strongly protest of the situation occurring in Sitti, Issa and Gourgoura Awraja zone; and we witness it to be worsening. The government […]

Rebel taxes and seizures drive hungry children out of pre-famine Somalia

Rebel taxes and seizures drive hungry children out of pre-famine Somalia Islamist group Al Shabaab deny refugees have fled areas they are occupying By Katy Migiro NAIROBI, Feb 3 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Thousands of malnourished Somali women and children are fleeing into Ethiopia to escape Islamist militants who are taxing them and seizing their […]

Famine in Ogaden deliberately underestimated by Ethiopia and UN Agencies

ONLF Urgent Appeal: Famine in Ogaden Famine in Ogaden deliberately underestimated by the Ethiopian government and UN agencies in Ogaden The failure of two consecutive rains in Ogaden, has killed thousands of livestock and many vulnerable people in Ogaden. Most regions in Ogaden have extreme water shortages, no pasture for livestock and food supplies have […]

Abdi Illey’s recent attacks on Oromian territories with TPLF Generals

Abdi Illey’s recent attacks on Oromian territories appear to be part of his “give-and-take” deal with the TPLF Generals VIA GIRMA GUTEMA There has been frequent, but in fact subsequent, attacks launched by what is called the Liyu Police Force of the Somali Regional State on different districts of Oromia along the South, South east and […]

ONLF: Heavy fighting reported in Ogaden – ONA news

Ogaden News Agency (ONA) – Heavy fighting reported between ONLF Army and TPLF regime forces in Ogaden. The report says there has been heavy fighting between the Ogaden National Liberation Army (ONLA) and TPLF regime forces in Ogaden. TPLF regime forces were engaged in harassment activities around the Dumodlay Village of Qabri-dahar district including rape, […]

The Rampage and Massacre in Shilabo District, Ogaden

Ogaden News Agency (ONA) – The Rampage and Massacre in Shilabo District. Ethiopian Army has staged unprecedented rampage in the Jeehdin area where they killed dozens of innocent civilians and confiscated thousands of camels belonging to the victims of this rampage. This crime against humanity took place in Jeehdin area, near Shilabo district, on 10th […]

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27 Ethiopian soldiers killed by ONLF army in the Ogaden Region

Ogaden News Agency (ONA) – The Latest: 27 Ethiopian soldiers killed by ONLF army in the Ogaden Region. The latest news reaching the Ogaden News Agency desk confirms 28 Ethiopian soldiers were killed and 38 were wounded in the Ogaden region by the Ogaden National Liberation Front. The  battles took place in 3 different places […]

Ogaden: Breaking the Networks of Oppression

(untold stories online) — The Somali (Ogaden) region in Ethiopia, despite being one of the most oppressive places in the world, has largely managed to avoid international attention. Collective punishment is the norm rather than the exception. Abdi Mohamoud Omar, the president of the region, has built a reputation as an iron-fisted dictator whose repertoire […]

Urgent Alert: Cholera and Draught devastating the Somalis in Ogaden

Ogaden News Agency (ONA) ONLF Press Release 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 undeclared food and aid embargo in Ogaden. ONLF has received credible reports that the Ethiopian army […]

Oromo, Ogaden and Ethiopian Community leaders in South Africa

Press Release The Oromo, Ogaden and Ethiopian Community leaders held meeting on 10th of Nov, 2016 in Pretoria, South Africa. The meeting was attended by the vice-chairman of ONLF Dr. Mohamed Ismail and Mr Hassan Moalin head of ONLF information Bureau and members of OLF, Patriotic G7 and ONLF. The vice-chairman of ONLF briefed the […]

ONLA Communiqué

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 and arbitrary detention. The Ethiopian regime army increased its harassment […]

PAFD Statement On Oromo Civilians Massacre of Irreecha Day, on October 02, 2016

On October 2, 2016, The Oromo people gathered in Bishoftu at Lake Har-sadi (40kms away from the Fin-finnee/Addis Ababa) in order to celebrate the traditional Irrecha cultural of thanks giving to the Creator. During such festivals, traditional elders recount Oromo culture and ways of life and popular artists perform traditional and modern folklore and dances. […]

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ONLF Press Release on #IrreechaMassacre

The Ogaden National Liberation Front ( ONLF) sends its condolences to the Oromo people and the families of the victims massacreds at the Irrecha cultural and festival at Har-sadi Lake, near the town of Bishoftu, Oromoia.   ONLF and the Somali people  in Ogaden strongly condemns the Ethiopian regime led by TPLF who are continuously […]

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