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ONLF Statement On Independence of Republic of South Sudan

ONLF Statement On Independence of Republic of South Sudan

9 July 2011 The Ogaden National Liberation Front (ONLF) on behalf of the people of Ogaden and the leadership and members of the ONLF extends it’s congratulations to the people of the Republic of South Sudan this 9th of July 2011 on the occasion of the independence of Africa newest country. The people of Ogaden have followed closely the legitimate […]

 
 

Urgent Drought Appeal For Ogaden

Urgent Drought Appeal For Ogaden

7 July 2011 Due to the failure of the “Gu” seasonal rains, the Ogaden is currently undergoing a severe drought the likes of which have not been witnessed for decades. The populations of Liiban, Afdheer, Shabelle, Qorahay and Wardheer provinces are experiencing severe strain due to lack of rains and drying water wells. We are beginning to see widespread signs […]

 
 

O.N.L.F Statement On Arrest of Two Swedish Photojournalist

O.N.L.F Statement On Arrest of Two Swedish Photojournalist

5 July 2011 The Ethiopian regimes claims that 15 ONLF fighters were killed and others captured along with the two Swedish journalists targeted by the regime has no basis in reality. No ONLF forces have been killed in any engagement related to this incident nor are there any ONLF fighters in the regimes custody as a result of their attack […]

 
 

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 […]

 
 

ONLF Communiqué Regarding Release of WFP workers

ONLF Communiqué Regarding Release of WFP workers

June 28 2011 The Ogaden National Liberation front has transferred the two WFP staff members to WFP representatives near the border of Somalia on June 27 2011. For almost a month the Ethiopian Army and security forces has set up many obstacles in order to stop all attempts by ONLF to hand over the two staff members. In order to […]

 
 

ONLF Condemns Assassination of Central Committee Member

ONLF Condemns Assassination of Central Committee Member

On the evening of 19 June 2011. ONLF Central Committee member Abdirahman Abdullaahi Muhumad (Sayid) was assassinated in Nairobi, Kenya by intelligence operatives of the TPLF regime currently in power in Ethiopia. Mr. Abdi Abdullaahi was unarmed and alone when Ethiopian intelligence agents fired several shots killing him instantly. The Ethiopian intelligence agents are still at large and armed in […]

 
 

Ethiopia Deploys Helicopter Gunships in a Bid to Recapture WFP Workers

Ethiopia Deploys Helicopter Gunships in a Bid to Recapture WFP Workers

29 May 2011 The Ethiopian Army has deployed since yesterday helicopter gunships and more than a division of its forces in the Ogaden in a bid to recapture and silence WFP workers liberated by ONLF on May 26 in Galalshe. The Liberation Army is doing its best to ensure that the WFP workers to be placed in safe and secure […]

 
 

Communiqué about WFP Abducted Workers

Communiqué about WFP Abducted Workers

26 May 2011 The Ogaden National Liberation Army of ONLF has captured the Town of Galalshe in Jigjiga Region near Babili. Causalities from the Meles Army (ENDF) were heavy and some remnants escaped to Babili town. ONLA captured armaments, ammunition, and logistics. The Liberation Army found hundreds of civilians prisoners detained in the Galalshe Jail who were tortured and badly […]

 
 

Statement by ONLF – Mass Killings of Rural Communities in Ogaden

Statement by ONLF – Mass Killings of Rural Communities in Ogaden

17 May 2011 On the 7 May 2011, the Ethiopian Army in collaboration with local “special police” began carrying out a pogrom in the regions of Nogob (Fik) and Jarar (Degahbur) along the Fafan valley. So far, the Ogaden National Liberation Front intelligence Unit had found out that more than one hundred people are either missing or found dead. The […]

 
 

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 […]