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Dispatch: Ogaden Battle Front

Dispatch: Ogaden Battle Front

Dispatch: Ogaden Battle Front Wednesday, December 3, 2014 The Ogaden National Liberation Army reported that it killed 14 Ethiopian regime soldiers and wounded 16 in skirmishes in parts of the Ogaden. The Liberation Army further reported that it ambushed and destroyed a Russian Made Ural full of soldiers. The Ethiopian Army is currently trying to evict agro-pastoralists from their traditional […]

 
 

ONLF’S RESPONSE to Somalia-Eritrea Monitoring Group (S/ 2014/727)

ONLF’S RESPONSE to Somalia-Eritrea Monitoring Group (S/ 2014/727)

Ogaden National Liberation Front ONLF Memorandum ONLF’S RESPONSE to Somalia-Eritrea Monitoring Group (S/ 2014/727) November 6, 2014 ABSTRACT Somalia Eritrea Monitoring Group published a report claiming that Eritrea has violated the UN ‘s Arms Embargo on Somalia, using ONLF. In the Report the group made malicious allegations about ONLF using dubious sources and interviewing prisoners who had been tortured by […]

 
 

Deteriorating humanitarian situation in the Ogaden

Deteriorating humanitarian situation in the Ogaden

ONLF Press Release October 2, 2014 Deteriorating Humanitarian Situation in the Ogaden     The Ogaden National Liberation Front would like to inform the international community of a humanitarian catastrophe unfolding in Ogaden. People and their livestock are dying as a result of a drought for the second year running coupled with an economic blockade and manipulation of aid and trade […]

 
 

ONLF RESPONSE REGARDING THE PUNTLAND STRONGMAN’S UTTERANCES AGAINST THE STRUGGLE OF THE SOMALI PEOPLE IN OGADEN AGAINST ETHIOPIA

ONLF RESPONSE REGARDING THE PUNTLAND STRONGMAN’S UTTERANCES AGAINST THE STRUGGLE OF THE SOMALI PEOPLE IN OGADEN AGAINST ETHIOPIA

ONLF statement August 28 – 2014 Abdiweli Gaas, the previous Somali PM who now rules Puntland, has recently stomped to Ethiopia, claiming that he no longer recognizes the Somali Federal government, seeking help from the Ethiopian regime which is known to encourage any spoiler like Abdiweli in order  to destabilize the effort to rebuild the Somali Republic.  Instead of going […]

 
 

The Djibouti Regime Has Started Arbitrarily Detaining and Turning over to Ethiopian Security Ogaden Refugees in Djibouti

The Djibouti Regime Has Started Arbitrarily Detaining and Turning over to Ethiopian Security Ogaden Refugees in Djibouti

ONLF Press Release May 14, 2014 Djibouti regime has arbitrarily detained yesterday thirty refugees in Djibouti city in collaboration with Ethiopian security who transported them to the torture fields in Ethiopia such as the notorious Jail Ogaden in Jigjiga. Reliable sources indicate that the Djibouti regime has done this criminal action as retaliation against the support of Ogaden Diaspora communities […]

 
 

Addis Ababa Djibouti Railway by China Creates Environment Havoc for the Somali people in Shinile Region in violation of The Somali people’s rights.

Addis Ababa Djibouti Railway by China Creates Environment Havoc for the Somali people in Shinile Region in violation of The Somali people’s rights.

The Ethiopia government has commissioned China to build a railway track between Addis Ababa and Djibouti, which is passing through Somali territory under Ethiopia rule. The new railway line is being constructed in a way that is obstructing the free movement of the nomadic people living in the area and their livestock. The railway line is being built on a […]

 
 

Hundreds Protest against Ethiopian human Rights Abuses in Ogaden at Geneva Conference

Hundreds Protest against Ethiopian human Rights Abuses in Ogaden at Geneva Conference

Hundreds of Somali people from Occupied-Ogaden region and ONLF supporters protested against Ethiopian human rights abuses (Ogaden European Diaspora Association-2 )in Ogaden region on Monday march 10th, in front of Geneva compound where the United Nations’ Human Rights Council held its annual human rights hearing conference. The protesters carrying flags that represent an Independence state of Ogaden region and pictures of […]

 
 

The Ethiopian Regional Administration in Ogaden Throws out Of Jail Ogaden 300 Battered and dying Detainees into the streets of Jigjiga

The Ethiopian Regional Administration in Ogaden Throws out Of Jail Ogaden 300 Battered and dying Detainees into the streets of Jigjiga

March 10, 2014 The Ethiopian regional Administration Ogaden released 300 detainees from Jail Ogaden at midnight on March 6, 2014. Since then more than 20 twenty of the released prisoners died within the last three days. The detainees who are battered physical, mentally and morally are composed of young children born in the prison whose parents died while in custody, […]

 
 

ONLF Statement – The Ethiopian Regime falsely Claims reforming the Gestapo-like Liyu police in Ogaden

ONLF Statement – The Ethiopian Regime falsely Claims reforming the Gestapo-like Liyu police in Ogaden

February 17, 2014 The British Government halted last year a support fund to the Liyu police after British media highlighted that the Liyu police committed Human Rights violations in Ogaden. The Liyu- Police is a Janjaweed-style Militia organized trained and armed by the Ethiopian regime in Ogaden. The Ethiopian Army recruited the Liyu Police, by forcing the rural population to […]

 
 

Press Briefing about the state of the ONLF Abductees from Nairobi

Press Briefing about the state of the ONLF Abductees from Nairobi

February 10, 2014 A source inside Ethiopia informed the Ogaden National Liberation Front (ONLF) that the two abducted ONLF officers in from Nairobi in 26 January 2014 were seen in a military hospital under going treatment for extensive wounds caused by torture. The source further informed ONLF that the abductee had resisted the torturers attempts to make them accept to […]