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Press Release: The Founding of Peoples Alliance for Freedom and Democracy

Press Release: The Founding of Peoples Alliance for Freedom and Democracy

Press Release October 23, 2105 Oslo, Norway THE FOUNDING OF PEOPLES’ ALLIANCE FOR FREEDOM AND DEMOCRACY (PAFD) Delegates of Benishangul People’s Liberation Movement (BPLM), Gambella People’s Liberation Movement (GPLM), Ogaden National Liberation Front (ONLF), Oromo Liberation Front (OLF) and Sidama National Liberation Front (SNLF) met in Oslo, Norway from 22 October to 23 October 2015 to lay the foundation of […]

 
 

Declaration of The Peoples’ Alliance for Freedom and Democracy (PAFD)

Declaration of The Peoples’ Alliance for Freedom and Democracy (PAFD)

Declaration of the establishment of The Peoples’ Alliance for Freedom and Democracy (PAFD) The Benishangul People’s Liberation Movement (BPLM), Gambella People’s Liberation Movement (GPLM), Ogaden National Liberation Front (ONLF), Oromo Liberation Front (OLF) and Sidama National Liberation Front (SNLF) Considering the grave injustices and oppression perpetrated by the current regime in Ethiopia; Concerned by the massive propaganda campaign undertaken by […]

 
 

UNPO XII General Assembly Adopts Ogaden Resolution

UNPO XII General Assembly Adopts Ogaden Resolution

July 14, 2015 Unrepresented Nations and Peoples Organization (UNPO) General Assembly July 4, 2015 Brussels, Belgium On 3 July 2015, representatives of the Ogaden National Liberation Front (ONLF) presented their resolution to UNPO’s XII General Assembly, condemning the punishment of the civilian population in Ogaden by the Ethiopian government, expressing the desire of initiating peace talks between the Ethiopian government […]

 
 

European Parliament Conference on Human Rights, Democracy and the Right to Decide Opens XII Session of the UNPO General Assembly

European Parliament Conference on Human Rights, Democracy and the Right to Decide Opens XII Session of the UNPO General Assembly

July 6, 2015 Brussels 2 July 2015 – In light of the continuous need to raise awareness on the human rights situation of those seeking self-determination and democracy, the Unrepresented Nations and Peoples Organization (UNPO), in cooperation with the European Free Alliance (EFA) and Center Maurits Coppieters (CMC), convened a high-level conference at the European Parliament entitled “Auctioning Human Rights? […]

 
 

UNPO Covenant Signed by Nine new Members at UNPO XII-GA

UNPO Covenant Signed by Nine new Members at UNPO XII-GA

Unrepresented Nations and Peoples Organisation July 7, 2015   Following the opening conference of the XII Session of the UNPO General Assembly held at the European Parliament on 2 July 2015, UNPO Members gathered on 3 July 2015 at the Flemish Cultural Centre, De Markten, for a second day of debates and internal discussion on the achievements and challenges facing UNPO. Chaired […]

 
 

UNPO: Where the World’s Most Marginalised peoples (and Afrikaners) Meet

UNPO: Where the World’s Most Marginalised peoples (and Afrikaners) Meet

Daily Maverick 07 JUL 2015 11:18 (SOUTH AFRICA) by REBECCA DAVIS   Once a year, delegates from the Unrepresented Nations and Peoples Organisation gather for their annual congress. It’s a bit like the United Nations, but for populations that find themselves ignored or persecuted by the governing majority in their countries. This year, South African political party the Freedom Front […]

 
 

Opening Conference at EU Parliament – UNPO General Assembly XII

Opening Conference at EU Parliament – UNPO General Assembly XII

July 2, 2015   The Unrepresented Nations and Peoples Organization (UNPO), in cooperation with the European Free Alliance (EFA) and Centre Maurits Coppieters (CMC), will convene a high-level conference entitled “Auctioning Human Rights? Democracy and the Right to Decide”. The conference is hosted by Josu Juaristi Abaunz MEP (GUE/NGL) and will be held at the European Parliament in Brussels, room P1C051, on 2 July 2015, from […]

 
 

The Release of the ONLF Negotiators Abducted by the Ethiopian Government

The Release of the ONLF Negotiators Abducted by the Ethiopian Government

The Release of the ONLF Negotiators Abducted by the Ethiopian Government  ONLF Press Release June 3, 2015  The Ethiopian government has released the two ONLF negotiators Mr Sulub Ahmed and Ali Hussein who were abducted in Nairobi by the Ethiopian government and were freed on June 1, 2015. Ethiopian security official brought the two delegates to Moyale town, at Ethiopian-Kenyan border. The two […]

 
 

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 […]