June 25, 2017

ODF PROPOSAL: SEEKING THE NEXT BREAKTHROUGH IN DEMOCRACY AND MULTINATIONAL FEDERATION IN ETHIOPIA

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Issued October 21, 2016 A PROPOSAL OF OROMO DEMOCRATIC FRONT Our Common Future: A Proposal INTRODUCTION Ethiopia stands at a crossroads, once again. But this time the prospects facing it are much more starkly contrasting than during past instances of change. If it is put on one course of change, achieving a final breakthrough to a common democratic future looks distinctly promising. If such a course is blocked or not pursued by the stakeholders, on the other hand, the breakdown of order appears threateningly possible. The time to put the country on the right course is now. Unless a country-wide…

Statement by the allied Oromo liberation forces on the official declaration of a State of Emergency by the TPLF shifta regime in Finfinne/Addis Ababa

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The declaration of a State of Emergency by the lawless TPLF regime in Ethiopia is a blatantly egregious act making a bad situation a lot worse. Statement by the allied Oromo liberation forces on the official declaration of a State of Emergency by the TPLF shifta regime in Finfinne/Addis Ababa While Oromia is in mourning, burying the dead and still counting victims of the October 2 Irreecha Massacre, the lawless regime that perpetrated that Irreecha tragedy has declared a state of emergency in the country. “State of emergency” primarily aims lawful protection of life and property. But this is TPLF…

ODF/PG7 – የእሬቻ ክብረ በዓል ተሣታፊዎችን ፍጅት በተመለከት ከኦሮሞ ዲሞክራሲያዊ ግንባር(ኦዲግ) እና ከአርበኞች ግንቦት 7 ለአንድነትና ዲሞክራሲ ንቅናቄ የተሰጠ መግለጫ

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የሃያ-አምስት ዓመታት የሕወሐት አገዛዝ ቁም ስቅላችሁን ያሣያችሁና ከመሞት በላይ ከመኖር በታች የሆነ የሰቀቀን ኑሮ የምትገፉ ዉድ የኢትዮጵያ ሕዝቦች ሆይ፡- የኦሮሞ ዲሞክራሲያዊ ግንባር (ኦዲግ) እና የአርበኞች ግንቦት 7 ለአንድነትና ዲሞክራሲ ንቅናቄ ከቡሾፍቱ የተሠራጨዉን የወገኖቻችንን እልቂት የሚገልፅ እጅግ በጣም ዘግናኝ የሆነ ዜና የተከታተልነዉ በቃላት ለመግለፅ በሚያስቸግር የሃዘንና የጭንቀት ስሜት ነዉ፡፡ የፋሺስቱ ወያኔ አጋዚ ሠራዊት በኦሮሚያ ክልል ቡሾፍቱ በሚገኘዉ ሆረ አርሰዲ የእሬቻን በዓል ለማክበር በተሰበሰቡ በሚሊዮኖች የሚቆጠሩ ዜጎች ላይ የወሰደዉ ጭካኔ የተመላበት እርምጃ ህዝብን አስተዳድራለሁ ብሎ በመንግሥትነት ሥልጣን ላይ በተቀመጠ አካል ዕዉቅናና ትዕዛዝ የተፈፀመ መሆኑ የዚህን ዘረኛ ሥርዓት መሪዎች እንደሰዉ ማሰብ መቻል እንድንጠራጠር አድርጎናል፡፡ የእሬቻ በዓል የኦሮሞ ሕዝብ ለዘመናት ታግሎና ተንከባክቦ በመጠበቅ ካቆያቸዉ…

ODF/PG7 – Ayyaana Irreecha Oromoo irratti dhumiinsaa fi ajjeechaa gahe ilaalchisee ibsa Adda Diimookraatawaa Oromoo (ADO) fi Arbanyooch Ginbot 7 irraa kenname

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Ayyaana Irreecha Oromoo irratti dhumiinsaa fi ajjeechaa gahe ilaalchisee ibsa Adda Diimookraatawaa Oromoo (ADO) fi Arbanyooch Ginbot 7 irraa kenname Waggoota diddamii-shaniif bittaa Wayyaanee jalatti, du’aa olii fi jiraa gadiitti lakkaawamtanii kan dhiitamaa fi hiraarfamaa jirttan lammiiwwan Itiyoophiyaa! Dhumiinsaa fi ajjeechaa ummata keenya irra gahe ilaalchisee oduu gaddisiisaa Bushooftuu dhaa tamsa’eerifaatuu guddaadhaan hordofaa turre. Humna waraana faashistii Wayyaanee kan Agaazii jedhamee waamamuun dhumiinsaa fi ajjeechaan ummata Oromoo maliyoonaa hedduun lakkaawamu kan nagaadhaan ayyaana Irreechaa kabajauuf Hora Arsaadeetti yaa’ee irra gaye, beekumsaa fi ajaja mootummaa biyyan bulcha jedhee if dhaaduun gaggeeffamuun isaa matootii fi hooggantooti mootummaa kanaa sammuu akka namaatti yaadu dhabuu…

ODF Statement on Bushooftu Irreechaa Massacre

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Oromo Democratic Front Statement on Bushooftu Irreechaa Massacre The Ethiopian security forces fired tear gas and live bullets to disperse millions of Oromo youth peacefully calling for an end to authoritarian rule triggering a melee in which hundreds attending the annual Irreechaa (thanksgiving) died in the most gruesome manner. The Oromo Democratic Front (ODF) expresses its deeply felt condolences to the Oromo nation that suffered its worst one-day calamity in its long and tortured history. To the families and loved ones of the martyred, we and the entire nation mourns with you. To those sustaining wounds and injuries, both physical…