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RESOLUTION OF THE FIFTH PLENARY SESSION OF THE CENTRAL COMMITTEE OF ONLF

RESOLUTION OF THE FIFTH PLENARY SESSION OF THE CENTRAL COMMITTEE OF ONLF

The 5th plenary session of the Central Committee of the Ogaden National Liberation Front was held between 25th December 2010 to 1st January 2011. The session was attended by CC members of the Ogaden National Liberation Front both from inside and outside of Ogaden. The session was held at a time when the whole of the Horn of Africa, specially […]

 
 

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 Military Communiqué

ONLF Military Communiqué

ONLF November 7, 2010 The Ogaden national Liberation Front Army- is continuing its offensive against Ethiopian Army troops in the Ogaden. During the months of October and the beginning of November It has conducted 34 tactical and strategic military operations, killing 267 Ethiopian Army Soldiers and wounding 157. Casualty on the ONLF side was minimal. The latest fighting occurred on […]

 
 

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 […]

 
 

O.N.L.F Military Communique’

O.N.L.F Military Communique’

21 September 2010 Heavy fighting continues in Ogaden for the 6th straight day in several provinces in Ogaden including Qorahay, Nogob, Shabelle, Shiniile,Doolo, Jarar and the area between Jijiga and Harar. A total of 183 of the TPLF/EPRDF regime’s troops have been killed thus far with 3 armored vehicles destroyed. This offensive code name “Operation Flag Bearer” (“calan side” in […]

 
 

ONLF Military communiqué’

ONLF Military communiqué’

The allegation that ONLF has redeployed troops from overseas into Ogaden has no element of truth and unsubstantiated. ONLF does not need to train people outside of Ogaden. It has 16 years of fighting experience and ONLF’s all training needs takes place inside the country. The intention of such Ethiopian fabrication is to hide the fact that ONLF forces had […]

 
 

ONLF Statement On Oil Exploration & Security In Ogaden

ONLF Statement On Oil Exploration & Security In Ogaden

4 September 2010 The Ethiopian regimes Mines and Energy Minister, Alemayehu Tegenu recent interview with Reuters in which he claimed that his regime’s military is in control of Ogaden is wishful thinking and is designed to give a false sense of security to oil firms who seek to exploit the oil resources of Ogaden. The facts are that Ogaden remains […]

 
 

ONLF Statement On Oil Exploration & Security In Ogaden

ONLF Statement On Oil Exploration & Security In Ogaden

ONLF Statement On Oil Exploration & Security In Ogaden 4 September 2010 onlf The Ethiopian regimes Mines and Energy Minister, Alemayehu Tegenu recent interview with Reuters in which he claimed that his regime’s military is in control of Ogaden is wishful thinking and is designed to give a false sense of security to oil firms who seek to exploit the […]