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RESPONSE TO MATTERS ARISING FROM THE GUARDIAN ARTICLE –

RESPONSE TO MATTERS ARISING FROM THE GUARDIAN ARTICLE –

UK tenders to train Ethiopian paramilitaries accused of abuses; Exclusive: documents seen by the Guardian detail £13-£15m government funding for ‘special police’ in Ogaden region: This letter is in response to the Guardian article on the UK government’s support to the Ethiopian Special Police and the letters from DFID and the Ethiopian Embassy in London which specializes in sugar coating […]

 
 

Understanding the Treacherous Relationship Between the Ethiopian Regime and Al-shabaab

Understanding the Treacherous Relationship Between the Ethiopian Regime and Al-shabaab

Those who’re familiar with the criminal nature of the Ethiopian regime and how it operates will not be swayed or convinced by the regime’s recent announcement that it has “arrested 15 members of an East African terrorist cell affiliated with Al-Qaida” who have been trained by the Alshabab militants in neighboring Somalia and in Kenya and sent to carry-out terrorist attacks […]

 
 

ONLF Press Release

ONLF Press Release

The Ethiopian regime’s desperate attempt to hide its failure in Ogaden by concocting yet again another false peace agreement with a so-called ONLF faction There are no on-going talks between ONLF and the Ethiopian government currently. However, the Ethiopian regime is peddling that it is holding peace talks in Addis Ababa with what they portray as Ogaden National Liberation Front by […]

 
 

The Ethiopian Prime Minister’s Dismal Performance on Aljazeera Interview

The Ethiopian Prime Minister’s Dismal Performance on Aljazeera Interview

In one of his first interviews he gave to the international media since assuming the reins of power in August 2012 after the death of Ethiopian dictator Meles Zenawi, Ethiopian PM Haile Mariam Desalegn tried desperately, but failed dismally, to explain himself and defend his government’s policies at home and abroad. He was insincere and unable to disguise his lies […]

 
 

Who Owns the Ethiopian Nation-State?

Who Owns the Ethiopian Nation-State?

Part I: Definition, theories and a model for the nation-state Dr. Udub M. Mukhtar, PhD November 6, 2012 While the Ethiopian reformation in 1991 from old imperial and militarist order to a federal framework is a step towards modernization, Ethiopia is still controlled by a minority bent on creating and recreating token ownership of the nation-state through puppet ethnic groups. […]

 
 

The Ethiopian government’s search of false legitimacy for its constitution

The Ethiopian government’s search of false legitimacy for its constitution

Press Release November 19, 2012 The Ethiopian regime has been organizing the past few days in Ogaden what it termed as “a national gathering for consultation with society.” The regime claims the participants of this gathering are composed of the entire strata of Ogaden society such as elders, religious leaders, social organizations, intellectuals and even communities in the Diaspora. But […]

 
 

Abraha Wolde’s conference in Jigjiga and the agenda behind it

Abraha Wolde’s conference in Jigjiga and the agenda behind it

General Abraha Wolde, the commander of the Ethiopian army’s Southern Division based in Harar, who singlehandedly rules the Ogaden with iron-fist, has lately been busy organizing a conference in Jigjiga. This conference, which comes in the wake of the recently failed peace talks between the Ogaden National Liberation Front (ONLF) and the Ethiopian regime held in Kenya, is the Ethiopian […]

 
 

Abdullahi Hussien addresses a human rights conference in Gothenburg, Sweden

Abdullahi Hussien addresses a human rights conference in Gothenburg, Sweden

Abdullahi Hussien, the whistle-blower who defected from the Ethiopian appointed administration in Ogaden and exposed the rampant human rights abuses taking place in the region, attended an influential human rights conference which was held in the city of Gothenburg in Sweden. The annual conference entitled ‘Human Rights Days’ is organized by the Swedish Forum for Human Rights and held in the city of Gothenburg […]

 
 

Response to Time-world article regarding ONLF

Response to Time-world article regarding ONLF

Dear Editor, ONLF views positively your magazine’s interest in Ogaden, a forgotten part of the world. Having said that it is important to point out some distortions in your article regarding relations of ONLF with its neighbours and the nature of its struggle. First of all ONLF  has never had any links whatsoever and does not intend to establish one […]

 
 

The Ogaden National Liberation Front Congratulates President Barak Obama

The Ogaden National Liberation Front Congratulates President Barak Obama

Press Release November 7, 2012 The Ogaden National Liberation Front Congratulates President Barak Obama The Ogaden National Liberation Front on behalf of the Ogaden congratulates President Barak Obama and the American people on wining the second term of the presidency of the United States of America. The Unites States of America is a strategic key player in the world and ONLF hopes that the […]