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Urgent Alert Cholera and Draught devastating the Somalis Ogaden

Urgent Alert Cholera and Draught devastating the Somalis Ogaden

  ONLF Press Release November 17, 2016 The Deyr rains have failed in Ogaden and food stocks are dwindling very fast and livestock is starting to die in many parts of the Ogaden. This is further exacerbated by the undeclared food and aid embargo in Ogaden. ONLF has received credible reports that the Ethiopian army and associated militia are looting […]

 
 

ONLA Thrushes Ethiopian Regime Army in Ogaden

ONLA Thrushes Ethiopian Regime Army in Ogaden

ONLA Communiqué November 13.,2016 ONLF commando Unit of Halgan Sector, ambushed an Ethiopian regime army platoons, near Dhuhun district killing five soldiers and wounding seven others on November 8, 2016. The Ethiopian army platoons were engaged in harassment activities around the rural areas of Dhuhun district including rape, beatings and arbitrary detention. The Ethiopian regime army increased its harassment of […]

 
 

The Bishoftu Massacre in Oromia 2016

The Bishoftu Massacre in Oromia 2016

  ONLF Press Release October 4, 2016 The Ogaden National Liberation Front ( ONLF) sends its condolences to the Oromo people and the families of the victims massacred at the Irrecha cultural and festival at Har-sadi Lake, near the town of Bishoftu, Oromoia. ONLF and the Somali people in Ogaden strongly condemns the Ethiopian regime led by TPLF who are […]

 
 

The Vicious Ethiopian Regime is Instigating Civil Wars between Somalis, Oromos and Amharas

The Vicious Ethiopian Regime is Instigating Civil Wars between Somalis, Oromos and Amharas

ONLF Press Release August 12, 2016 After millions in Ethiopia, particularly from Oromo, Amhara and other nations staged peaceful demonstrations during last week and in November last year, the Ethiopian regime is resorting not only to killings, arbitrary detentions and inhumane torture of the peaceful demonstrators, but the regime is unleashing a very sinister plan that is intended to instigate […]

 
 

Ethiopian Army Wantonly Massacres 51 Civilians in Ogaden

Ethiopian Army Wantonly Massacres 51 Civilians in Ogaden

  June 8, 2016 The Ethiopian Army wantonly massacred 51 civilians in Jama’ Dubad village near Gashamo town on June 5, 2016. The army indiscriminately opened fire on unarmed civilians in the village centre,  shooting everybody in sight, not sparing women, children or the elderly. After the army started the massacre, many villagers run to the local mosque, hoping that […]

 
 

PAFD’s Statement on current deal of the China-Ethiopia- Djibouti Gas Exploitation in Ogaden, Ethiopia

PAFD’s Statement on current deal of the China-Ethiopia- Djibouti Gas Exploitation in Ogaden, Ethiopia

PEOPLES ALLIANCE FOR FREEDOM AND DEMOCRACY (PAFD)  OFFICE OF PRESIDIUM May 10, 2016 The Ethiopian government’s “development strategy,” is founded on its policy of leasing millions of hectares of land to foreign investors, regardless of the rights and consequences for the local communities that depend on those lands. implementation of this strategy as it is observed in Gambella, Oromia, Omo, […]

 
 

China- Ethiopia-Djibouti Gas Exploitation in Ogaden

China- Ethiopia-Djibouti Gas Exploitation in Ogaden

ONLF Statement China-Ethiopia- Djibouti Gas Exploitation in Ogaden March 5, 2016    On March 3, 2016, the Djiboutian President participated in ceremony held for the laying of the foundation stone for a new mega gas project, which comprises a natural gas pipeline, a liquefaction plant and an export terminal at Damerjog, Djibouti from the Ogaden as reported by Global Energy. […]

 
 

Press Release of PAFD on the Ethiopian Government Instigated Killings in Gambella

Press Release of PAFD on the Ethiopian Government Instigated Killings in Gambella

PAFD Strongly Condemns the Ethnic Cleansing in Gambella PAFD Press Release February 02, 2016 PAFD_PR_Gambella.pdf   On January 27, 2016, around 2:00 am local time, ‘special police’ from the regional administration of Gambela aided by local militia attacked Anuak civilians all over the region. Subsequently, the death of more than four dozen of Anuak civilians have been reported; and the […]

 
 

Ethiopian Army Forcefully Evacuates Pastoralists for Oil Exploration in Ogaden

Ethiopian Army  Forcefully Evacuates Pastoralists  for Oil Exploration in Ogaden

  ONLA Military Communiqué October 15, 2015  The Ethiopian Army has deployed a division in three adjacent regions around Jeexdin (Calub) and Elele (Hilala) oil and gas fields. The Army is forcefully evacuating  thousands of pastoralist families,  dislocating them from vast swaths of the rural areas from Godey to Qalafe and Wardheer regions. The Army has created exclusion zones near […]

 
 

TPLF Spreads Lies in Somalilandpress in order to Defame ONLF

TPLF Spreads Lies in Somalilandpress in order to Defame ONLF

ONLF-Editorial July 15, 2015 The Tigray Peoples Liberation Front (TPLF) agent Provocateurs inserted an article into Somaliland Press titled “UNPO elects Leader of Ogaden militia as VP”. TPLF is the ultra-nationalist sectarian party that rules and controls Ethiopia, through surrogate EPRDF coalition parties. A party that just won 100% of the votes and started assassinating opposition members just few days […]