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ONLF Statement on UN Security staff officer illegally imprisoned by Ethiopia

ONLF Statement on UN Security staff officer illegally imprisoned by Ethiopia

April 11, 2012 On April 9, 2012, the Ethiopian security forces brought UN security officer Abdirahman Sheikh Hassan in front a kangaroo court in Addis Ababa alleging that he has links with Ogaden National Liberation Front. Mr Hassan has never been a member or even a sympathizer of ONLF. Ethiopia’s behaviour of framing up innocent civilians in having relations with […]

 
 

African Rights Monitor – immediat press release

African Rights Monitor – immediat press release

21 Ferbaury 2012 African Rights Monitor-ARM condemns the mass killing in Gunagado and demands donors to pressure Ethiopia to open the Ogaden. Following the rebel’s attack on a Chinese oil site in the Ogaden, the Ethiopian Prime Minister who is also the commander of the armed forces declared on June 9, 2007 “We have launched a political and military operation […]

 
 

Press Release – Ethnic Cleansing intensifies In Gunagado District Of Ogaden

Press Release – Ethnic Cleansing intensifies In Gunagado District Of Ogaden

February 20, 2012 The Ethiopian Army, supported by the Liyu Police, a Janjaweed-like Militia in Ogaden under the direct control Meles Zenawi, is continuing its scorched earth campaign against the Ogaden Somalis. On February 19th, in Gunagado district, the Ethiopian Army and their merciless collaborators attacked farmers in the vilages of Abshir and Madheedh, killing more than 10 farmers, including […]

 
 

Communiqué from The Ogaden National Liberation Front Executive Committee Ordinary Session

Communiqué from The Ogaden National Liberation Front Executive Committee Ordinary Session

22 January 2012 Buckinghamshire, UK The Ogaden National Liberation Front executive Committee held its first Ordinary Session of 2012 between 19 t0 22 January 2012 in a town in Buckinghamshire, UK.  The executive committee evaluated the current situation regarding the Ogaden national liberation Struggle for the emancipation and liberation of the Somali people under Ethiopian rule, the overall situation of […]

 
 

Ogaden National Liberation Army disrupts Ethiopian troops harassing villagers

Ogaden National Liberation Army disrupts Ethiopian troops harassing villagers

ONLF Military Communique January 18 2012 The Ethiopia Army started conducting its seasonal harassment and subjugation campaign against the civilian people in Ogaden.  Troops from  Wardheer, Qabri-dehar and Dhegahbur regions started manoeuvring and harassing civilians in towns and villages around those areas.   Ethiopian troops from the garrisons of Wardheer, Qorile and Danod converged near the twon of Caado and […]

 
 

ONLF Appeals to All Journalists in the World to Stand up for Martin Schibbye and Johan Persson

ONLF Appeals to All Journalists in the World to Stand up for Martin Schibbye and Johan Persson

December 27, 2011 The unjust prison sentence of Swedish Journalists, Martin Schibbye and Johan Persson is an evidence of the nature of Addis Ababa regime as a terror regime, which do not respect Human Rights, and freedom of press. By sentencing these innocent two journalists the Ethiopian regime headed by Meles Zenawi has blatantly violated article 19 of the Universal […]

 
 

Ethiopian Kangaroo Court that convicted the Two Swedish Journalists

Ethiopian Kangaroo Court that convicted the Two Swedish Journalists

ONLF Press Release December 22, 2011 The Ogaden National Liberation Front condemns with the strongest possible terms the unjust conviction of the two Swedish Journalists that entered the Ogaden to investigate the Human Rights abuses perpetrated by the tyrannical regime of Meles Zenawi. This heinous act is a clear and unequivocal intension by the Ethiopian regime to frighten and terrorize […]

 
 

The Ethiopia Army is conducting massive detention campaign and dislocation of civilians from their habitation Around PetroTrans Exploration Areas

The Ethiopia Army is conducting massive detention campaign and dislocation of civilians from their habitation Around PetroTrans Exploration Areas

October 26, 2011 From Mid-October, the Ethiopian Army has started forcefully relocating thousands of families in the rural areas around Obole where the Chinese Company, PetroTrans, is conducting illegal oil exploration. The Ethiopian Army is rounding up all adults and detaining them in few designated villages around the road between Jigjiga and Degahbur, leaving behind their children and livestock unattended […]

 
 

ONLF – Clarifying Ethiopian False claims against The Swedish Journalists illegally detained

ONLF – Clarifying Ethiopian False claims against The Swedish Journalists illegally detained

Statement : October 17 2011 The Ethiopian regime of Meles Zenawei is going to charge Matin Schibbye and Johan Perrson tomorrow in A Kangaroo Court in Addis Ababa on a trumpeted charge of Terrorism. The regime has set up an elaborate program of manufacturing false and concocted ‘evidence’ after their ill-trained solders in Ogaden shot the unarmed Journalists in Ogaden. […]

 
 

O.N.L.F Condemnation of Terrorist Attack In Mogadishu, Somalia

O.N.L.F Condemnation of Terrorist Attack In Mogadishu, Somalia

9 October 2011 The Ogaden National Liberation Front (ONLF) strongly condemns the brutal and barbaric terrorist attack against innocent civilians in Mogadishu which resulted in the death of over 100 people, mainly students, this past Tuesday. This attack by the enemies of the Somali people and nation demonstrates the extent to which those forces determined to prevent peace, progress and democracy in Somalia are willing to go. The perpetrators of […]