November 22, 2014

ODF Press Release regarding the killing and arresting of peaceful Oromo protesters

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Here is a statement released by ODF regarding the killing and arresting of peaceful Oromo protesters on the issue of Finfinne (in Afaan Oromoo, English and Amharic versions). Ibsa ADO Finfinnee Illaalchisee Statement of ODF on Finfinne (Addis Ababa) English version ODF Press Release on Finfinne (addis Ababa) Amharic Version  

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Walitti bu’insa dhihenyatti Oromoota Booranaa fi Gujii gidduutti ta’e ilaalchisee ibsa ADO

ODF Statement

Addi Demokiraatawaa Oromoo ADOn walitti bu’insa dhiheenya goosota Oromoo Booranaa fi Gujii gidduutti ta’ee miidhama guddaa qaqqabeef gadda guddaa itti dhaga’amu ibsata. Sababa walitti bu’iinsa kanaanis lubbuu fi qabeenyi heedduun galaafatameera. Hundeen rakkoo kanaas hirdhina bulchiinsa gaarii fi sarbama mirga ilma namaa kan Ethiopia kessatti raawatamaa jiru ta’uun isaa mamsiisa mitti. Rakkoon akkanaa hawaasa giddutti akka hin dhalanne bulchiinsi moottummaa eeggannaa barbaachisu hunda gochuutu isarra ture. Mormii fi dhibdee dhalateefis gara lameenuu irraa dhageefachuudhan furmaata gama lachuu walitti harkisu lafa kaayutu silaa irraa eegama. Kun ta’uu dhabuu irraa dhiigni obboleewwan lamaan jiduutti dhangala’ee jira. Kun gaddisiisaa dha.

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ODF New Year Message

ODF Statement

As the year 2013 gives way to 2014, we, members of the Oromo Democratic Front (ODF), wish our fellow Oromo as well as all the other peoples of Ethiopia a Happy New Year! The launching of the ODF in 2013 heralded the entry of the decades-old struggle of our people for self-determination into a brand new phase. This re-articulation of the objectives of the Oromo struggle for self-determination is predicated on forging a close relation between our quest for our national rights and the struggle for same rights by all those living in our proximate environment. We proceeded from the…

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Statement on the Mistreatment of Immigrants from Ethiopia in Saudi Arabia

OLF

We, members of the Oromo Democratic Front (ODF), strongly condemn all actions of brutality carried out against migrant workers from Ethiopia in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Leave alone our fellow Oromos, we do not wish such dehumanizing, barbaric, and vicious violence being inflicted on any human being whatsoever.  Although officials of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia have every right to ask foreigners to leave their country, it should be done in a civilized fashion where people are not dehumanized and abused. The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, under the UN charter, has an obligation to observe and protect human rights…

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ODF Political Program (Amharic)

ODF Political Program

Please download the attachment to get the Amharic version of ODF’s Political Program. ODF Political Program (Amharic)

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Sagantaa Siyaasaa ADO

ODF Political Program

SEENSA SAGANTAA SIYAASAA ADDA DEMOOKRAATAWAA OROMOO (ADO) Itoophiyaan erga dhuma jaarraa 19ffaatti, lola gabroomsaa fi gara-jabeessa mootummaa Menikin geggeefamen, akka biyyaatti ijaaramtee jalqabdee mana hidhaa fi dararama sabootaa, sab-lamootaa fi ummataa ti. Hidhamtoota kanneen keessaa Oromoon saba tokko. Weerarri gabroomsaa Minilikin geggeessame kunis duguuggaa sanyii ummata biyyichaa irraan gahuu bira dabre lubbuu hedduu beelaa fi dhukkubaan galaafatee. Balaa lola kanarraa maddeen Oromoon bilisummaa dhabee, abbaa biyyummaa sarbamee, qabeenya isaa saamamee sadarkkaa gabrichaatti (faanshotti) gadi bu’uu bira lufee (serfs) sirna jibbamaa gabbaarummaa (gabbar system) jalatti kufe. Oromoon yeroo sana irraa eegalee bilisummaa fi kabajaa eenyummaa isaa deebisee gonffachuudhaaf lola walirraa hincitne…

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ODF Political Program

ODF Political Program

Adopted by Founding Congress 25-27 March 2013 Introduction Since its emergence as a modern state at the end of the 19th century through the brutal war of conquest under Menelik II, Ethiopia has been the prison of nations and nationalities, the Oromo being one of them. The conquest was one of genocidal campaigns leading to massive loss of life, disease and famine. Consequently the Oromo lost their freedom, land and other resources, and were reduced to serfs under the notorious gabbar system. Ever since, they have waged relentless struggles to regain their freedom and dignity by every available means at…

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Labsa Kora Bu’ureessaa Adda Dimokiraatawaa Oromoo (ADO)

ODF Begins

Nuti, miseensonni Kora Bu’uressaa Adda Dimokiraatawaa Oromoo (ADO) sochii politikaa Oromoo haaraya dhugoomsuu keenya labsina. Sochiin haarayni kunis, kan haqa Oromoo fi saboota Itophiyaa maraaf falmu ta’a. Tarkaanfiin fudhanne kun seenaa qabsoo bilisummaa Oromoo keessatti boqonnaa haaraya saaqa. Kana qofa osoo hin taane, empayerummaa Itophiyaa hundeedhaan buqqisee sirna federalummaa demokraatawaadhaan bakka buusuu akeekkata.

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Declaration of The Oromo Democratic Front (ODF) – English

ODF Begins

We, members of the Founding Congress of the Oromo Democratic Front (ODF), announce the launching of a new Oromo political movement that advocates justice for the Oromo and all other nations in Ethiopia. The founding of ODF ushers in a new phase in the Oromo nationalist struggle with the objective of working for the transformation of the Ethiopian state into a truly democratic multinational federation equitably owned by all the nations.

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Declaration of The Oromo Democratic Front (ODF) – Amharic

ODF Begins

Please download the attachment to get the Amharic version of ODF’s Statement. Declaration of ODF in Amharic

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