December 16, 2017

ADO – Dhaamssa bara Haarayaa 2016

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BAGA BARA HAARAYAATTI CEENE! Yeroon amma kun seena ummataa Oromoo keessati yeroo kamu caalaa ka ummani keenya itti ajjeefamaa jiru fi dararamaa jiru dha. Yeroo kana keessati baga bara haarayaan si gahe fi baga gammade isiniin hin jennu; yeroo kun ka gammachuu waliif hawwaan mitti. Lammiiwwan keenyaatu ajjeefamaa jira, dhala Oromootu hidhaatti guuramaa jira, heegaree saba keenyaatu dararamaa jira; jijjiirama baraa ayyaaneffachuun nutti hadhaawaa jira. Akkasis ta’ee, “Baga bara haaraatti tarkaanfanne” waliin jechuun karaa dha. Amma barri 2015 dhumatee, barri 2016 jalqabaa jira. Yeroo akkasii waan bara dabre keessa turre of duuba mil’achuun barbaachisaa ta’a. Sana irraa ka’uudhaan waan bara…

ODF Letter to US Secretary of State John F. Kerry

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US Secretary of State John F. Kerry Department of State 2201 C Street NW Washington DC 20520 December 16, 2015 Dear Mr. Secretary, We, members of the Oromo Democratic Front, are writing to you to bring to your attention the violent suppression of the Oromo people’s ongoing peaceful protests by the ruling Ethiopian People’s Revolutionary Democratic Front (EPRDF) regime in Ethiopia. We are concerned that the regime’s act of violently suppressing the peaceful expression of grievances by the Oromos could have far-reaching implications for the stability of Ethiopia and the beleaguered Horn of Africa region at large. The Oromos are…

Ibsa Ejjannoo ADO Ajjeechaa Ilmaan Oromoo irratti Raawwatamaa Jiru Ilaalchisee!

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Torbaan afuran dabran keessa mootummaa EPRDF fi ummata Oromoo giddutti walitti bu’iinsi hamaan godhamaa jira. Sababaan sochii Oromootaa kunis Karooraa Guddicha magaalaa Finfinneetii fi magaalota ollaa isiitti argaman walitti qindeessuuf (Masterplan) jedhu labsuu hundee taasifate. Karoorri jedhame kunis magaalaa Finfinnee badhisuuf jecha qonnaan bulaa Oromoo lafa isaa irraa buqqisuuf kan akeekkate tawuun hubatame. Yaaddoo kanarraa ka’uun barattootaa fi ummanni baldhaan Oromoo biyya guutuu keessatti hiriira nagayaa godhuu jalqaban. Mormiin Oromoon karaa nagayaatiin godhaa jiru kunis hariiroo xaxaa seenaa dheeraatii fi bara as aanaa kanas hamaataa deeme kan Saba Oromootii fi mootummaa Itoophiyaa gidduu jiru agarsiisa. Sochiin kun dhugaan muldhise yoo…

Ethiopia: Amnesty warns against ‘brutal crackdown’ on protesters

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Anti-terror rhetoric by Ethiopia’s government could escalate into a brutal crackdown on protesters, human rights group Amnesty International has warned. A plan to expand the capital’s administrative control into the Oromia region has sparked deadly protests. The government has accused Oromo protestors of links with terrorist groups and trying to topple the state. Read more here.

ODF Statment on the Killing of Oromo Students & Civilians

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In the last four weeks furious clashes have occurred between peaceful Oromo protesters and Ethiopian security forces. Protests erupted in opposition to the government’s Addis Ababa Master Plan, which protesters fear would expand the capital into the towns and rural areas situated in the outlying zone of Oromia. Students, urban dwellers, and peasants across Oromia are peacefully demonstrating rejecting the violent imposition of the so called Master Plan, which, if implemented, will lead to the mass eviction of poor Oromo farmers from their ancestral land to make way for the capital’s expansion. Moreover, the protests highlight the thorny and complex…

OMN Interviews Ob. Leenco Lata, ODF President

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Listen to OMN’s latest interview with ODF President Ob. Leenco Lata here.