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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 […]

 
 

PRESS RELEASE – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

PRESS RELEASE – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Brussels, 8 December 2010 ‐ Rare and moving testimony from an eyewitness to the severe and degrading human rights abuses being perpetrated in the Ogaden region of Ethiopia informed discussions in a cross-party hearing, entitled “Ethiopia’s Stalled Democracy: A Spotlight on the Ogaden” convened by Ms. Ana Gomes MEP in the European Parliament on 7 December 2010. Opening the hearing, […]

 
 

ONLF Forces Disrupts Ethiopian Army Mass Deportation of Ogaden Civilians

ONLF Forces Disrupts Ethiopian Army Mass Deportation of Ogaden Civilians

A brigade of the Ogaden National Liberation Front Army (ONLA) has engaged the Ethiopian Army on multiple fronts around Degahbur on this November 23 to 25. The ONLA has occupied the main road between Jigjiga and Degahbur at Geedi Aar and Obole localities. A company of the returning rogue soldiers who took part in the deportation of hundreds of prisoners […]

 
 

ONLF Press Release Concerning HRW report about Aid Abuse by Ethiopia

ONLF Press Release Concerning HRW report about Aid Abuse by Ethiopia

October 25, 2010 The Ogaden National Liberation Front (ONLF) welcomes the recent Human Rights Watch (HRW) report titled “Ethiopia: Donor Aid Supports Repression”. However, ONLF believes that HRW had been extremely conservative in regard to the level of abuse, to extent of avoiding totally the Ogaden Somali territory where the level of repression is so rampant that the regime is […]

 
 

Sale of PETRONAS assets to South West Energy

Sale of PETRONAS assets to South West Energy

October 7, 2010 The Ogaden national Liberation Front sees the so-called sale of “PETRONAS” concessions in the Ogaden to South West Energy (a Tigray TPLF owned enterprise) as a face-saving measure intended to hide Ethiopia’s incapacity to resolve the conflict in the Ogaden in a just way, peacefully through a negotiated settlement. First, this act is a continuation of the […]