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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 […]

 
 

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 Statement On Ethiopian Denial Of ICRC Access To Ogaden

ONLF Statement On Ethiopian Denial Of ICRC Access To Ogaden

4 May 2011 The denial of ICRC to go to Ogaden to fulfill its humanitarian obligations is clear demonstration of the Ethiopian regime’s policy of concealing the routine torture of inmates in numerous prisons in Ogaden and the collective punishment of our innocent civilian population. The regime is clearly hiding the war crimes it commits on a daily basis in […]

 
 

URGENT DRAUGHT MITIGATION APPEAL

URGENT DRAUGHT MITIGATION APPEAL

15 March 2011 The Ogaden as with most Horn of African regions is under the grips of severe draught. The Deir rains had failed and since then the livelihood of both people and livestock has been steadily deteriorating. The draught has now reached a stage where both people and animals are dying. The draught in the Ogaden is more lethal […]

 
 

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 […]

 
 

O.N.L.F Statement On South Sudan Referendum

O.N.L.F Statement On South Sudan Referendum

14 January 2011 In 1981 the OAU committee mediating between Somalia and Ethiopia regarding the conflict in the Ogaden ,declared that the Ogaden is part of Ethiopia. That decision was based on the 1964 resolution of the OAU promulgated in Cairo regarding the sanctity of the African borders left by colonialism. That unjust resolution in no way took into account […]