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Press Briefing about the state of the ONLF Abductees from Nairobi

Press Briefing about the state of the ONLF Abductees from Nairobi

February 10, 2014 A source inside Ethiopia informed the Ogaden National Liberation Front (ONLF) that the two abducted ONLF officers in from Nairobi in 26 January 2014 were seen in a military hospital under going treatment for extensive wounds caused by torture. The source further informed ONLF that the abductee had resisted the torturers attempts to make them accept to […]

 
 

Ethiopia Abducts two ONLF senior leaders From Nairobi

Ethiopia Abducts two ONLF senior leaders From Nairobi

January 27, 2014 The Ethiopian security abducted Mr Sulub Ahmed and Ali Hussein, two senior ONLF leaders from Nairobi yesterday afternoon. The leaders, who were members of the ONLF negotiation team, were in Nairobi for a proposed third round of talks. This is not the first time that the Ethiopian government has acted in an unethical and uncivilised manner by […]

 
 

Ethiopian Army are Displacing the Rural Population in Ogaden

Ethiopian Army are Displacing the Rural Population in Ogaden

ONLF Press Release December 30, 2013-12-29 The Ethiopian regime has ordered its Army in Ogaden to displace the rural population from large tracts of the Ogaden grassland by burning traditional pasture rich areas in order to clear the land for oil exploration. The Ethiopian Army has so far torched large tracts near the following towns: 1.     Shilabo  – between Jeexdin (CALUB) Gas oil field […]

 
 

Press Release The Ethiopian Regime Using Liyu Police has Massacred Civilians in Mustahil District

Press Release The Ethiopian Regime Using Liyu Police has Massacred Civilians in Mustahil District

December 12, 2013 The Ethiopian regime intensifying its scorched earth policies in Ogaden has unleashed its Liyu Police militia on the civilian population in Mustahil district of Shebelle region of Ogaden. During the last two days hundreds of civilians were either killed or wounded in and around Mustahil. Thousands has been uprooted, some seeking refugee inSomalia. Details will be released as […]

 
 

ONLF Press Release – December 4, 2013Committing Genocide against the Somali People will not Legitimise the Fake Ethiopian Constitution nor Facilitate Oil Exploration in Ogaden

ONLF Press Release – December 4, 2013Committing Genocide against the Somali People will not Legitimise the Fake Ethiopian Constitution nor Facilitate Oil Exploration in Ogaden

For the last three months the Ethiopian regime has turned the Ogaden into large torture chamber, instructing its soldiers to terrorise the civilian people in Ogaden by extra-judicial killings, rampant rape and detention of thousands in order to prepare the so-called Nationalities celebration day, which is used as show case for to probe up its lame claim that the Ethiopian […]

 
 

The Ethiopian government theatrics about Al-Shabab threat and closure of the Somalia border.

The Ethiopian government theatrics about Al-Shabab threat and closure of the Somalia border.

ONLF Press Release The Ethiopian government has declared that it has heightened security inside the Ogaden and the Somali border on the pretext of Al-Shabab threat. This declaration is a calculated ruse to misguide the international community, which is intended to camouflage the massive campaign of detentions and harassment it is conducting in the Ogaden against the civilian population in […]

 
 

PALL MALL GAZETTE DOCUMENTS A MASSACRE IN OGADEN IN OCTOBER 22, 1897

PALL MALL GAZETTE DOCUMENTS A MASSACRE IN OGADEN IN OCTOBER 22, 1897

PALL MALL GAZETTE DOCUMENTS A MASSACRE IN OGADEN IN OCTOBER 22, 1897   116 YEARS OF CONTINUAL EXTERMINATION OF THE OGADEN SOMALIS BY ETHIOPIA     Revisiting the Black History of Ethiopian continual Genocide in Ogaden, which shades light on the current Ethiopian government unrelenting violations of the Human rights of the Ogaden people. Despite claiming that it is developing […]

 
 

ONLF Statement – Response to Deliberate Misinformation propagated by IGAD secretary regarding ONLF

ONLF Statement – Response to Deliberate Misinformation propagated by IGAD secretary regarding ONLF

The Secretary of IGAD gave an interview to Geel TV which was placed on YouTube on October 4, 2013 and subsequently published on Ogadentoday web page. In that interview Mr Mahboub Maalin claims that “ONLF is a minor matter because of the changes of the development programmes and the growth that is taking place inEthiopia”. He further states that “People […]

 
 

The UNPO urges Ethiopian authorities to:

The UNPO urges Ethiopian authorities to:

Recommendations regarding the right to assembly Respect the state’s Constitution that protects the right to peaceful assembly (Article 30), and to assume its obligations under international treaties such as the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, whichEthiopiaratified in 1993. Recommendations regarding the freedom of expression: Abide by its own Constitution with special attention to Article 29 which grants all […]

 
 

ONLF Categorically Condemns the Callous Attack on Civilians in Kenya

ONLF Categorically Condemns the Callous Attack on Civilians in Kenya

ONLF Press Release 21 September 2013 Ogaden National Liberation Front categorically condemns the callous attack against civilians in Kenya. Targeting civilians in such a cowardly and senseless carnage shows the shallowness of the Ethos and visions of those who perpetrated this crime. ONLF sends condolences to all those affected and stands by the Kenyan people and government at this moment […]