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Unholy Tri-partite deal Between China, Ethiopia and Hargeisa Administration

Unholy Tri-partite deal Between China, Ethiopia and Hargeisa Administration

Press Release August 24 2011 The recently publicised deal between China, Ethiopia and the Northern Somalia regional administration of Hargeisa regarding building a refinery in Berbera port of Somalia, a gas pipeline for Ogaden Gas and Oil, and a proposed road through Ogaden Somali Territory is a pipe dream that will not go beyond the drawing boards of those who […]

 
 

Press Release – Assassination of an Ogaden Community leader in IFO refugee Camp in Kenya

Press Release – Assassination of an Ogaden Community leader in IFO refugee Camp in Kenya

Press Release August 20 2011 Assassination of an Ogaden Community leader in IFO refugee Camp in Kenya An assassin has shot Mr Abdirizak Mohamed Abdi (Tiba), a community leader from Ogaden under the protection of the UN and the Kenyan government in IFO refugee camp in Kenya on August 19 2011 at noon.  Mr Abdi was fifty years old. He […]

 
 

WHY OGADEN ISN’T IN THE NEWS – IS THE WOOL BEING PULLED OVER OUR EYES?

WHY OGADEN ISN’T IN THE NEWS – IS THE WOOL BEING PULLED OVER OUR EYES?

By, SUSAN SACIRBEY Drought and famine have overtaken Ogaden, situated in the Horn of Africa. Eight children are dying every day as a result. But is there more than lack of food and water responsible for their deaths? Why hasn’t the territory “Ogaden” become a household name in our vocabulary? —- Some history and politics to help you form your […]

 
 

ETHIOPIA USES FOOD AID AS WEAPON OF REPRESSION AMID FAMINE

ETHIOPIA USES FOOD AID AS WEAPON OF REPRESSION AMID FAMINE

7 August 2011 The BBC Newsnight investigative report titled “ Ethiopia Using Aid As A Weapon Of Repression” aired on the 4th of August 2011 represents an accurate portrayal of the state of affairs in Ethiopia and correctly represents the conduct of the regime led by Meles Zenawi as it relates to using food aid as a weapon of repression. […]

 
 

ONLF Statement – Regarding Ethiopian Government Award of Ogaden Gas and Petroleum Field to a Chinese Company

ONLF Statement – Regarding Ethiopian Government Award of Ogaden Gas and Petroleum Field to a Chinese Company

August 2 2011 The announcement that PetroTrans Company Ltd has contracted with the criminal Ethiopian Regime of Meles Zenawi to robe the Ogaden people of their natural resources, which is committing War Crimes and imposing Economic and aid blockade at time of a famine is a declaration of war against the Ogaden people. Since 2007, after the Obole incidence, The […]

 
 

O.N.L.F Statement On The Ethiopian Regimes Humanitarian Blockade of Ogaden

O.N.L.F Statement On The Ethiopian Regimes Humanitarian Blockade of Ogaden

20 July 2011 The current drought in Ogaden is worse than any seen in the lifetime of most of our people requiring immediate international assistance and a demilitarized humanitarian corridor into Ogaden. The Ethiopian regime led by Melez Zenawi continues to deny free and unfettered access to international humanitarian organizations and Ogaden diaspora groups seeking to assist drought victims in […]

 
 

ONLF Statement On Independence of Republic of South Sudan

ONLF Statement On Independence of Republic of South Sudan

9 July 2011 The Ogaden National Liberation Front (ONLF) on behalf of the people of Ogaden and the leadership and members of the ONLF extends it’s congratulations to the people of the Republic of South Sudan this 9th of July 2011 on the occasion of the independence of Africa newest country. The people of Ogaden have followed closely the legitimate […]

 
 

Urgent Drought Appeal For Ogaden

Urgent Drought Appeal For Ogaden

7 July 2011 Due to the failure of the “Gu” seasonal rains, the Ogaden is currently undergoing a severe drought the likes of which have not been witnessed for decades. The populations of Liiban, Afdheer, Shabelle, Qorahay and Wardheer provinces are experiencing severe strain due to lack of rains and drying water wells. We are beginning to see widespread signs […]

 
 

O.N.L.F Statement On Arrest of Two Swedish Photojournalist

O.N.L.F Statement On Arrest of Two Swedish Photojournalist

5 July 2011 The Ethiopian regimes claims that 15 ONLF fighters were killed and others captured along with the two Swedish journalists targeted by the regime has no basis in reality. No ONLF forces have been killed in any engagement related to this incident nor are there any ONLF fighters in the regimes custody as a result of their attack […]

 
 

ONLF Condemns Assassination of Central Committee Member

ONLF Condemns Assassination of Central Committee Member

On the evening of 19 June 2011. ONLF Central Committee member Abdirahman Abdullaahi Muhumad (Sayid) was assassinated in Nairobi, Kenya by intelligence operatives of the TPLF regime currently in power in Ethiopia. Mr. Abdi Abdullaahi was unarmed and alone when Ethiopian intelligence agents fired several shots killing him instantly. The Ethiopian intelligence agents are still at large and armed in […]