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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 […]

 
 

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 […]