Press Release

Ethiopian Regime Destruction of Somalia communities along the Somali Border

Ethiopian Regime Destruction of Somalia communities along the Somali Border

ONLF Press Release May 31, 2015   The Special killing squads of the Ethiopian Regional Administration in Ogaden called the Liyu police, which is funded, trained and armed by the Ethiopian government has committed genocide in the villages near Shilaabo district of Ogaden along the Somali border, killing hundreds of civilians and burning several villages. Among the dead are more […]

 
 

Ogaden National Liberation Front, OROMO Liberation Front and Sidama Liberation Front Alliance for Peace, Democracy and the right of Choice

Ogaden National Liberation Front, OROMO Liberation Front and Sidama Liberation Front Alliance for Peace, Democracy and the right of Choice

Joint Statement regarding the Fake Election in Ethiopia May 25, 2015 The Ogaden National Liberation Front, The Oromo Liberation Front and the Sidama Liberation front categorically state that the so called elections held in Ethiopia on May 24, 2015, was not an expression of the democratic will of the all the peoples in Ethiopia. All Nations in Ethiopia were bullied […]

 
 

Exporting and Using Ogaden Gas Will Not Happen

Exporting and Using Ogaden Gas Will Not Happen

  Exporting and Using Ogaden Gas Will Not Happen Ogaden National Liberation Front (ONLF)  Press Release March 29, 2015 The Statement by the Ethiopian Prime Minister that “In two years, we plan to start exporting and using natural gas from those areas (Ogaden)” as reported by Reuters on March 27, 2015 from Addis Ababa has no basis in reality and […]

 
 

Ogaden Fossil Fuel Will Not Be Exploited Without the Consent of the Ogaden People through a Genuine Representative Government

Ogaden Fossil Fuel Will Not Be Exploited Without the Consent of the Ogaden People through a Genuine Representative Government

ONLF Press Release October14, 2014 ONLF is aware that a Chinese group and the Ethiopian regime are attempting to start exploiting Oil and Gas Resources in Ogaden at Jeexdin Gas fields, without the consent of the Ogaden people. Since the Ethiopian Army does not exercise full control of the Ogaden and ONLF is determined and can defend the Ogaden people’s […]

 
 

ONLF Liberation Army did not take part in the fight between Al-Shabab and Ethiopia on the Somali Border

ONLF Liberation Army did not take part in the fight between Al-Shabab and Ethiopia on the Somali Border

A man claiming to be the Governor of Bakool Region of Somalia told the VOA Somali service that a joint ONLF Liberation Army and Al-Shabab forces fought the Ethiopian Army and Somali National Army along the Somalia – Ogaden border on June 2-3, 2014. The Ogaden National liberation front did not take part in that fighting nor in any other […]

 
 

O.N.L.F Condemns Detention of Swedish Journalists by Ethiopia with the Assistance of the Puntland Authorities

O.N.L.F Condemns Detention of Swedish Journalists by Ethiopia with the Assistance of the Puntland Authorities

Press Release – 3 July 2011 ONLF have lost contact with two Swedish Photojournalists on their way to Ogaden from Puntland since July 1, 2011 and a pro-Ethiopian tabloid in Somali is reporting that The Ethiopian army arrested the two journalists, publishing their names and claiming that the Army killed some of their guides. ONLF also received a tip from […]

 
 

Follow up on the Killing of the WFP staff in the Ogaden

Follow up on the Killing of the WFP staff in the Ogaden

Monday 16 May 2011 The Ogaden National Liberation Front intelligence service has ascertained that the Ethiopian (Meles ) Army conducted the killing and abduction of UN local staff in the Ogaden jointly with the notorious militia of the Somali Regional administration. Both were conducting kill on sight operations on civilians in the areas of the Fafan valley between Babili and […]

 
 

Condemning the callous targeting of Humanitarian Workers in the Ogaden and the other of world parts

Condemning the callous targeting of Humanitarian Workers in the Ogaden and the other of world parts

15 May 2011 The Ogaden National Liberation Front condemns the cold-blooded and cowardly killing of Farhan Hamza in the Ogaden. ONLF firmly believes that the Ethiopian security forces perpetrated this act by, taking cue from the recent irresponsible comment by the British Ambassador to Ethiopia, who stated his government will take action against ONLF if it gets evidence of ONLF […]

 
 

ONLF Press release – EXTRA-ORDINARY RENDITION OF OGADEN REFUGEES BY DJIBOUTI TO ETHIOPIA

ONLF Press release – EXTRA-ORDINARY RENDITION OF OGADEN REFUGEES BY DJIBOUTI TO ETHIOPIA

3 February, 2011 The Djibouti government, in collaboration with Ethiopian security forces, has executed a Gestapo style operation resulting in the arrest and the extra-ordinary rendition to Ethiopia of nearly one hundred Ogaden refugees and legal residents living in Djibouti. This operation began on January 20, 2011, when Djibouti police joined by Ethiopian security officials raided more than thirty homes, […]

 
 

ONLF Press Release – ethnic cleansing campaign in the Ogaden

ONLF Press Release – ethnic cleansing campaign in the Ogaden

The Ethiopian Army unleashes widespread and vindictive ethnic cleansing campaign in the Ogaden The Ethiopian Army, fulfilling Meles Zenawi Callous call to punish the Ogaden people, has unleashed widespread ethnic cleansing campaign in the Ogaden. On January 16, 2011 the Ethiopian Army, stormed the police station at mid-night and took away 19 civilian detainees, who were rounded by the Ethiopian […]