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Communique of the 6th Plenary Session of the ONLF Central Committee

Communique of the 6th Plenary Session of the ONLF Central Committee

The 6th plenary session of the Central Committee of the Ogaden National liberation Front (ONLF) was held between august 15, 2013 to August 23, 2013 and has concluded successfully. The plenary session, which was opened by ONLF chairperson, who gave a comprehensive report about the current situation in Ogaden, the Horn of Africa, the wider world, and the violent struggle of […]

 
 

Ethiopia begins massive conscription and redeployment of Troops to the Nile Dam

Ethiopia begins massive conscription and redeployment of Troops to the Nile Dam

Ogaden National Liberation Front Military Communique. The Ethiopian government has started to redeploy three elite divisions from Ogaden and Somalia on the Sudan border at the Nile Valley near the new dam construction site as a show of force against any possible threat from Egypt. Reliable sources indicate that similar massive movements of Ethiopian army are taking place from South and Central parts of […]

 
 

Plenary Session of the Executive Committee of ONLF June 28 2013 – ONLF Communique

Plenary Session of the Executive Committee of ONLF June 28 2013 – ONLF Communique

The Executive Committee of ONLF held its mid year Plenary Session in Istanbul,Turkey, in between 24 to 28 June 2013. The meeting, which occurred at a crucial period in the struggle of the Somali people in Ogaden for freedom, democracy and emancipation. The following agendas were presented to the meeting: The Communique : Plenary Session of the EC ONLFstanbul29J2013 Ogaden […]

 
 

Crimes against Humanity Perpetrated by the Somaliland Administration and the Ethiopian Regime

Crimes against Humanity Perpetrated by the Somaliland Administration and the Ethiopian Regime

On 20 May 2013 the self-proclaimed Somaliland Administration Abducted Abdirahman Hassan Abdullahi, a Somali from the Ogaden who was in transit at Berbera Airport to visit Yemen refugee camps where his family lives. He was tortured and harshly interrogated by the Hargeisa tribal militia and handed over to the Ethiopian security thugs who took him to an undisclosed location. Since […]

 
 

Ethiopian Army Massacre Civilians near Galashe Town

Ethiopian Army Massacre Civilians near Galashe Town

On May 21,2013, acontingent of the Ethiopian Army accompanied by the Liyu Police massacred ten members of an agro-pastoralist family near the town ofGalashe. The Ethiopian Army conducted the operation in order to create terror among the agro-pastoralists in the area after more than 70 Liyu police members deserted their battalion in Galalshe base. The Ethiopian Army recently told the […]

 
 

Ethiopia should stop organized displacement in the pastoralists areas; Ogaden region – By Yakume A.

Ethiopia should stop organized displacement in the pastoralists areas; Ogaden region – By Yakume A.

The 2013 Humanitarian Requirements Document (HRD) (Ethiopia-HRD_Jan_June-2013-1) covering the first half of the year (Jan-June) was launched on 28 February. The document identifies emergency requirements in the food and non-food sectors based on the findings of the joint multi-sectoral assessment conducted from 20 November to 15 December 2012, as well as government early warning information. In the first half of […]

 
 

Ethiopian Army (EA) and Associated Militia occupy Ogaden Water wells During the Dry season

Ethiopian Army (EA) and Associated Militia occupy Ogaden Water wells During the Dry season

ONLF Press Release March 3, 2013 Since mid-February, the Ethiopian Army and its Associated militia-the Liyu Police has occupied most of Ogaden well during the rainy season and has imposed draconian scheme to collect illegal money on the poor agro pastoral communities. The EA is forcing the people to pay the following amounts of Ethiopian Bir per animal and per […]

 
 

The Ogaden National Liberation Front Attends the founding of SORTU for the Basque People

The Ogaden National Liberation Front Attends the founding of SORTU for the Basque People

A delegation led by the Foreign Relations Secretary of Ogaden National Liberation Front (ONLF) attended the founding Congress of SORTU, which is formed to unite all section of the Basque people and lead the peaceful pursuit of the Basque people’s quest for self-determination and freedom. Hundreds of progressive organisations and individuals attended the Congress, which was held from February 22 […]

 
 

Sudan Tribune: Rehashing the lies of the Ethiopian regime

Sudan Tribune: Rehashing the lies of the Ethiopian regime

On Monday, February 18, 2013, the Ogaden National Liberation Front (ONLF) released its latest Press Statement concerning Africa Oil Corporation (AOC) and called that company to cease its oil exploration activities in Ogaden “until a just settlement of the conflict is achieved and the people of the Ogaden are in a position to be masters of their wealth and interest.” […]

 
 

ONLF Statement – Africa Oil Fuels further the conflict in Ogaden

ONLF Statement – Africa Oil Fuels further the conflict in Ogaden

February 18, 2013 Ogaden National Liberation Front  For the last few Months, African Oil Corporation, an upstart oil company has been engaged in a propaganda stunt conspiring with the tyrannical Ethiopian regime in order to exploit Ogaden oil and try to bury and deny the documented human rights abuses committed by the Ethiopian Army in Ogaden. On February 17, 2013, […]