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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 […]

 
 

Statement by ONLF – Mass Killings of Rural Communities in Ogaden

Statement by ONLF – Mass Killings of Rural Communities in Ogaden

17 May 2011 On the 7 May 2011, the Ethiopian Army in collaboration with local “special police” began carrying out a pogrom in the regions of Nogob (Fik) and Jarar (Degahbur) along the Fafan valley. So far, the Ogaden National Liberation Front intelligence Unit had found out that more than one hundred people are either missing or found dead. The […]

 
 

ONLF Statement On Ethiopian Denial Of ICRC Access To Ogaden

ONLF Statement On Ethiopian Denial Of ICRC Access To Ogaden

4 May 2011 The denial of ICRC to go to Ogaden to fulfill its humanitarian obligations is clear demonstration of the Ethiopian regime’s policy of concealing the routine torture of inmates in numerous prisons in Ogaden and the collective punishment of our innocent civilian population. The regime is clearly hiding the war crimes it commits on a daily basis in […]

 
 

URGENT DRAUGHT MITIGATION APPEAL

URGENT DRAUGHT MITIGATION APPEAL

15 March 2011 The Ogaden as with most Horn of African regions is under the grips of severe draught. The Deir rains had failed and since then the livelihood of both people and livestock has been steadily deteriorating. The draught has now reached a stage where both people and animals are dying. The draught in the Ogaden is more lethal […]