Category Archives: English

Revisiting Our Thinking Towards Oromo

Revisiting Our Thinking Towards Oromo By Worku Burayu (PhD), September 22, 2018 In my previous article under the title “Rethinking How We Perceive Oromo Liberation Front (OLF),” I have mentioned the need to change our thinking to OLF and to… Read More »

Stern warning to Oromo activists, Media and political leaders

Stern warning to Oromo activists, Media and political leaders By Abbaa Ormaa, September 18, 2018 Dear Oromo Activists and Media, you better start taking the bully by the horns! An attack on Qeerroo is an attack on Oromo Nation! An… Read More »

Remembering the October 2, 2016 Irreecha Massacre at Hora Arsadi Commemoration Event – Washington, DC

Remembering the October 2, 2016 Irreecha Massacre at Hora Arsadi Commemoration Event – Washington, DC  The Macha and Tulama Association and Civic Oromo Organizations are jointly organizing the  second Irreecha Massacre  commemoration event in Washington DC on September 30, 2018.… Read More »

The Network of Oromo Studies (NOS) Conference Successfully Concluded

The Network of Oromo Studies (NOS) Conference Successfully Concluded The Network of Oromo Studies Conference held in London at the University of East London from September 1-2, 2018 was Successfully Concluded. Attendants were across the world mainly from USA, Germany,… Read More »

Press Release by Ejjeetto on Spiking Human Rights Violations in Sidama Zone, Particularly in the City of Hawassa and Its Vicinities

Press Release by Ejjeetto on Spiking Human Rights Violations in Sidama Zone, Particularly in the City of Hawassa and Its Vicinities September 5, 2018, Hawassa(Ejjeetto) –In recent months, there have been several cases of human rights abuses in the Sidama… Read More »

Towards Understanding “Oromo First!”

Towards Understanding “Oromo First!” By: Yared Terfassa, September 4, 2018 A twenty-seven-years-old repressive and backward regime in Ethiopia has just been sent to where it belongs – into the dust bin of history. The TPLF regime that has orchestrated the… Read More »

China Is Loaning Billions of Dollars to African Countries. Here’s Why the U.S. Should Be Worried

China Is Loaning Billions of Dollars to African Countries. Here’s Why the U.S. Should Be Worried By Grant T. Harris | August 30, 2018 (Time) — Next week, China will host leaders from across Africa for a summit in Beijing. The… Read More »

The OSA: An Institution of Knowledge, Freedom and Democracy

The OSA: An Institution of Knowledge, Freedom and Democracy By Umee Edatoo September 1, 2018 (Ayyaantuu) — Oromo public intellectuals in the diaspora and a few friends and supporters of the Oromo first established the Oromo Studies Association (OSA) in… Read More »

The Southwest Ethiopia Indigenous Peoples Democratic Movement  

The Southwest Ethiopia Indigenous Peoples Democratic Movement  (SWEIPDM) Press Release, August 28th,  2018: London/Washington DC “TOGETHER WE ARE ONE” “TOGETHER WE SHALL WIN” The indigenous peoples of Southwest Ethiopia have long endured suffering under various Ethiopian autocratic leaderships, since the reign… Read More »

Hope for Revision of Ethiopia’s Draconian Laws?

Hope for Revision of Ethiopia’s Draconian Laws? Enshrine Laws that Protect Free Expression, Association By Maria Burnett, August 27, 2018 Director, East Africa and the Horn (HRW) — For a decade, Ethiopia’s government has relied on repressive laws to silence… Read More »