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The Ethiopian Government is Plotting a War Among the Nations and Nationalities in Ethiopia

ETHIOPIA:  The Ethiopian Government is Plotting a War Among  the Nations and Nationalities in Ethiopia HRLHA Press Release February 26, 2017 The  Ethiopian Somali Liyu Police led by the Ethiopian Federal government’s killing squad have been engaged in a cruel war for the past six months against the Oromo nation in fifteen districts of Oromia. […]

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Feyisa Lilesa, Marathoner in Exile, Finds Refuge in Arizona

Feyisa Lilesa, Marathoner in Exile, Finds Refuge in Arizona

Feyisa Lilesa, Marathoner in Exile, Finds Refuge in Arizona By JERÉ LONGMAN FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (The New York Times) — The young boy was getting reacquainted with his father after an absence of six months and climbed on him as if he were a tree. The boy kissed his father and hugged him and clambered onto […]

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BBC Monitor,  Africa: Ethiopian raw meat too hot for BBC reporter!

BBC Monitor, Africa: Ethiopian raw meat too hot for BBC reporter!

Ethiopia and South Sudan in famine appeal Emmanuel Igunza, BBC Africa, Addis Ababa Ethiopia and South Sudan have jointly appealed for urgent international assistance to help at least 15 million of people facing starvation in the two countries. Famine has been declared in parts of South Sudan while Ethiopia is facing yet another drought that […]

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Ethiopia: Top Oromo activist ‘mocks’ terrorism charges of ‘kangaroo court’

Ethiopia: Top Oromo activist ‘mocks’ terrorism charges of ‘kangaroo court’ By Abdur Rahman Alfa Shaban (Africanews) — Jawar Mohammed, an influential Oromo activist charged with terrorism by the Ethiopian prosecutor has mocked the charges of treason and terrorism. He described the ruling Tigrayan People’s Liberation Front (TPLF) in a tweet that said, ‘‘TPLF has finally […]

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ASCL worried about Ethiopian political scientist Dr Merera Gudina

ASCL worried about Ethiopian political scientist Dr Merera Gudina (African Studies Centre Leiden) — A Court in Ethiopia has adjourned the case of Dr Merera Gudina on 23 February, allowing the police to investigate him for another 28 days. Dr Merera was arrested on 1 December 2016. The African Studies Centre Leiden is concerned about Merera, who […]

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Ethiopia Prosecutors Bring Multiple Criminal Charges Against Opposition Leader Dr. Merera Gudina, Two Others

Ethiopia Prosecutors Bring Multiple Criminal Charges Against Opposition Leader Dr. Merera Gudina, Two Others Mahlet Fasil Addis Abeba, Feb. 23/2017  (Addis Standard) – Ethiopian prosecutors have brought multiple criminal charges against prominent opposition leader Dr. Merera Gudina, Chairman of the opposition Oromo Federalist Congress (OFC). Criminal charges include an attempt to violently overthrow the constitutional […]

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ONN: Lifetime Achievement Legacy Of Bonnie Holcomb (Qabbanee)

ONN: Lifetime Achievement Legacy Of Bonnie Holcomb (Qabbanee)

ONN: Lifetime Achievement Legacy Of Bonnie Holcomb (Qabbanee) The Power of Women:”Mala dubartii, humna bishaanii siif haa kennu!” When roughly translated, it is like saying, “May the Almighty Waaqaa/God/Allah/Buddha or whatever Creator you believe in give you the wisdom of a woman and the power of water! ” The three major lessons I have learned […]

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Time lost means lives lost, warns UN aid chief, releasing funds to tackle drought in Ethiopia

Time lost means lives lost, warns UN aid chief, releasing funds to tackle drought in Ethiopia 21 February 2017 (UN News Centre) – The top United Nations humanitarian official today released $18.5 million from the organization’s Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) to enable critical aid for more than 785,000 people suffering from hunger, malnutrition and […]

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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 […]

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The current leadership of the OPDO is now rocking the boat among the Revolutionary Democrats

The current leadership of the OPDO is now rocking the boat among the Revolutionary Democrats Note: The TPLF regime tries to reduce the Oromo struggle to youth unemployment issue. Ridiculous! What about land grabbing? What about political and economical marginalization? What about human rights violations? What about mass killing and imprisonment? What about cultural infringement? […]

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 The report pointed to a 57% rise in reported hate crimes in the UK in the week after the Brexit vote. Photograph: Tom Nicholson/Rex/Shutterstock

Toxic political agenda is dehumanising entire groups, Amnesty warns

Toxic political agenda is dehumanising entire groups, Amnesty warns NGO’s annual report warns that aggressive political rhetoric is creating a ‘hostile climate for refugees and migrants’ (The Guardian) — Toxic political rhetoric with echoes of 1930s hate speech is stirring up violence worldwide – including in the UK and US, Amnesty International has warned. Kerry […]

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Ode to My Mother – by Feyera Sobokssa

FB:  Feyera Sobokssa The Power of Women:”Mala dubartii, humna bishaanii siif haa kennu!” When roughly translated, it is like saying, “May the Almighty Waaqaa/God/Allah/Buddha or whatever Creator you believe in give you the wisdom of a woman and the power of water! ” The three major lessons I have learned from a book – The […]

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Why the Eerie Silence of the Peoples of Ethiopia As State Terrorism Mainly Rampages Oromia?

Why the Eerie Silence of The Peoples of Ethiopia As State Terrorism Mainly Rampages Oromia?      ‘Unite to Defend Your Rights, Or Else, You’ll Cease to Exist’  by Denboba Natie, February 20, 2017 “Injustice Anywhere Is A Threat To Justice Everywhere. We Are Caught In An Inescapable Network Of Mutuality, Tied In A Single Garment Of […]

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TPLF’s war effort to suppress the Oromo voice

TPLF’s war effort to suppress the Oromo voice By Rundassa Asheetee Hundee The Tigre government of Ethiopia denial about the existence of the Oromo Liberation Front,  and it’s direct military involvement in helping the Somali’s to take over the Eastern and Southern parts of Oromia, and it’s empowering of the OPDO to freely echo the […]

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Sunday's blast also wounded more than 10 others and casualties may rise as many of the wounded victims suffered horrific wounds [Reuters]

At least twenty killed in Mogadishu, Somalia, market blast

Powerful blast, thought to be from a car bomb, tore through shops and food stands in Mogadishu’s Madina district. At least 20 people have died after a car bomb exploded in the Somali capital Mogadishu. (Aljazeera) — In the deadliest attack since the election of President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed – nicknamed Farmajo – the vehicle […]

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Canada: Former refugee an advocate for education

Canada: Former refugee an advocate for education Dammee, who is originally from Ethiopia, received a World University Service of Canada scholarship to study in Canada at Laurier. Students living in refugee camps can apply to the WUSC Student Refugee Program for a scholarship, with the funding donated by students at Canadian universities. Universities sponsor a […]

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