Author Archive: madaale

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

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

ONLF Urgent Appeal March 8, More than   300 hundred 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 the majority of the towns in Ogaden are affected, the disease is creating havoc in the rural areas, with no health facilities or emergency provisions. […]

 
 

ONLF Congratulates President Elect of Somalia

ONLF Congratulates President Elect 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 your high office. As you embark upon your new responsibilities, I wish to assure you and the people of Somalia […]

 
 

ONLF Urgent Appeal: Famine in Ogaden

ONLF Urgent Appeal: Famine in Ogaden

Famine in Ogaden Deliberately Underestimated by the Ethiopian Government and UN agencies in Ogaden January 26, 2017 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 drastically dwindled. What is even more lethal is […]

 
 

Urgent Alert Cholera and Draught devastating the Somalis Ogaden

Urgent Alert Cholera and Draught devastating the Somalis Ogaden

  ONLF Press Release November 17, 2016 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 and associated militia are looting […]

 
 

ONLA Thrushes Ethiopian Regime Army in Ogaden

ONLA Thrushes Ethiopian Regime Army in Ogaden

ONLA Communiqué November 13.,2016 ONLF commando Unit of Halgan Sector, ambushed an Ethiopian regime army platoons, near Dhuhun district killing five soldiers and wounding 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 of […]

 
 

The Bishoftu Massacre in Oromia 2016

The Bishoftu Massacre in Oromia 2016

  ONLF Press Release October 4, 2016 The Ogaden National Liberation Front ( ONLF) sends its condolences to the Oromo people and the families of the victims massacred 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 […]

 
 

The Vicious Ethiopian Regime is Instigating Civil Wars between Somalis, Oromos and Amharas

The Vicious Ethiopian Regime is Instigating Civil Wars between Somalis, Oromos and Amharas

ONLF Press Release August 12, 2016 After millions in Ethiopia, particularly from Oromo, Amhara and other nations staged peaceful demonstrations during last week and in November last year, the Ethiopian regime is resorting not only to killings, arbitrary detentions and inhumane torture of the peaceful demonstrators, but the regime is unleashing a very sinister plan that is intended to instigate […]

 
 

Ethiopian Army Wantonly Massacres 51 Civilians in Ogaden

Ethiopian Army Wantonly Massacres 51 Civilians in Ogaden

  June 8, 2016 The Ethiopian Army wantonly massacred 51 civilians in Jama’ Dubad village near Gashamo town on June 5, 2016. The army indiscriminately opened fire on unarmed civilians in the village centre,  shooting everybody in sight, not sparing women, children or the elderly. After the army started the massacre, many villagers run to the local mosque, hoping that […]

 
 

PAFD’s Statement on current deal of the China-Ethiopia- Djibouti Gas Exploitation in Ogaden, Ethiopia

PAFD’s Statement on current deal of the China-Ethiopia- Djibouti Gas Exploitation in Ogaden, Ethiopia

PEOPLES ALLIANCE FOR FREEDOM AND DEMOCRACY (PAFD)  OFFICE OF PRESIDIUM May 10, 2016 The Ethiopian government’s “development strategy,” is founded on its policy of leasing millions of hectares of land to foreign investors, regardless of the rights and consequences for the local communities that depend on those lands. implementation of this strategy as it is observed in Gambella, Oromia, Omo, […]

 
 

China- Ethiopia-Djibouti Gas Exploitation in Ogaden

China- Ethiopia-Djibouti Gas Exploitation in Ogaden

ONLF Statement China-Ethiopia- Djibouti Gas Exploitation in Ogaden March 5, 2016    On March 3, 2016, the Djiboutian President participated in ceremony held for the laying of the foundation stone for a new mega gas project, which comprises a natural gas pipeline, a liquefaction plant and an export terminal at Damerjog, Djibouti from the Ogaden as reported by Global Energy. […]