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Contingent of defense force reportedly deserted to join insurgent groups in Gonder region of Ethiopia.

Contingent of defense force reportedly deserted to join insurgent groups in Gonder region of Ethiopia.

Confirmed reports on social media claim that a contingent of defense force deployed in Gonder region of Ethiopia since August of this year under order […]

 
 

The Latest: 27 Ethiopian soldiers killed by ONLF army in the Ogaden Region.

Ethiopian soldiers ride on an army truck on the road to Afgooye settlement, about 30km (19 miles) south of Somalia's capital Mogadishu January 24, 2007. Ethiopian forces who helped Somalia's interim government rout rival Islamists in a war over the New Year began leaving the chaotic Horn of Africa nation's capital on Tuesday, Ethiopia said. REUTERS/Shabelle Media (SOMALIA) - RTR1LK08

The latest news reaching the Ogaden News Agency desk confirms 28 Ethiopian soldiers were killed and 38 were wounded in the Ogaden region by the […]

 
 

Why is the Ethiopian diaspora so influential?

Why is the Ethiopian diaspora so influential?

During a year of anti-government protests throughout Ethiopia, its global diaspora, particularly that in the US, has been deeply involved – and not just vocally, […]

 
 

Ethiopia: Secrete concentration camps revealed as mass arrest continues.

Ethiopia: Secrete concentration camps revealed as mass arrest continues.

Amid a year long popular uprising that led to the declaration of a state of emergency in early October, the regime in Ethiopia had created […]

 
 

The Oromo protests have changed Ethiopia, By: Awol K Allo

The Oromo protests have changed Ethiopia, By: Awol K Allo

Awol K Allo is Lecturer in Law at Keele University, UK. November 12 marked the first anniversary of the Oromo Protests, a non-institutional and anti-authoritarian movement […]

 
 

13 religious leaders joined Patriotic Ginbot 7.

13 religious leaders joined Patriotic Ginbot 7.

Abbay Media The 13 religious leaders who were serving at Waldeba Monastery and other churches came to the decision to go bushes due to the […]

 
 

Ethiopian Soldiers Killed in Bomb Attack Near Kismayo.

Ethiopian Soldiers Killed in Bomb Attack Near Kismayo.

At least three Ethiopian soldiers serving with the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) have been killed in a bomb attack occurred near Kismayo city […]

 
 

Ethiopian newspaper editor, bloggers caught in worsening crackdown.

Ethiopian newspaper editor, bloggers caught in worsening crackdown.

Nairobi, November 17, 2016–Ethiopia should immediately release all journalists detained amid an intensifying crackdown on the media, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. In […]

 
 

Urgent Alert: Cholera and Draught devastating the Somalis in Ogaden.

Urgent Alert: Cholera and Draught devastating the Somalis in Ogaden.

ONLF Press Release November 17, 2016 Urgent Alert: Cholera and Draught devastating the Somalis in Ogaden The Deyr rains have failed in Ogaden and food […]

 
 

Internet freedom in Ethiopia is the fourth worst in the world.

Internet freedom in Ethiopia is the fourth worst in the world.

Ethiopia’s internet is among the least free in the world. According to a new index released by the nonprofit Freedom House, Ethiopia ranked ahead of […]

 
 

Armed Conflicts Reported In Eastern And Northern Ethiopia Despite State Of Emergency.

Armed Conflicts Reported In Eastern And Northern Ethiopia Despite State Of Emergency.

By DeBirhan Diaspora based Ethiopian media outlets are reporting about armed conflicts in Ethiopia’s Eastern Oromo and Northern Amhara regions. In Northern Gonder, armed conflicts […]

 
 

OLF Letter to Mr. Ban Ki-Moon, UN Secretary General.

OLF Letter to Mr. Ban Ki-Moon, UN Secretary General.

OLF Letter to Mr. Ban Ki Moon, UN Secretary General November 10, 2016 in Oromia His Excellency Mr. Ban Ki-Moon United Nations Secretary-General Office of […]

 
 

Oromo, Ogaden and Ethiopian Community leaders in South Africa Press Release,

Oromo, Ogaden and Ethiopian Community leaders in South Africa Press Release,

  The Oromo, Ogaden and Ethiopian Community leaders held meeting on 10th of Nov, 2016 in Pretoria, South Africa. The meeting was attended by the […]

 
 

ONLA Communiqué

ONLA Communiqué

November 13, 2016   ONLF commando Unit of Halgan Sector, ambushed an Ethiopian regime army platoons, near Dhuhun district killing five soldiers and wounded seven […]

 
 

Inquiry Board Says 11,607 People Detained After Ethiopia Declared State of Emergency

Inquiry Board Says 11,607 People Detained After Ethiopia Declared State of Emergency

The Inquiry Board established to look into the conduct of Ethiopia’s six-month State of Emergency said today that 11, 607 were detained in the wake […]

 
 

NEWS: ETHIOPIAN SECURITY RE-ARREST RIGHTS ACTIVIST, ZONE9 BLOGGER BEFEQADU HAILU.

NEWS: ETHIOPIAN SECURITY RE-ARREST RIGHTS ACTIVIST, ZONE9 BLOGGER BEFEQADU HAILU.

Security member of the command post established to oversee Ethiopia’s six-month State of Emergency have this morning re-arrested human rights activist and blogger Befeqadu Hailu, […]

 
 

Amhara fighters in Gonder destroy TPLF forces sent to disarm community.

Amhara fighters in Gonder destroy TPLF forces sent to disarm community.

GONDER – Over 50 government soldiers were captured and a greater number killed in Wegera district of northern Gonder during a pitched battle that began […]

 
 

Ethiopia: After a year of protests, time to address grave human rights concerns.

Ethiopia: After a year of protests, time to address grave human rights concerns.

  Nearly one year on from the start of a wave of protests that has left at least 800 people dead at the hands of […]

 
 

The Future of Ethiopia: Dictatorship, Democracy or Division?

The Future of Ethiopia: Dictatorship, Democracy or Division?

The year 1991 was a turning point in the history of Ethiopia. It was a turning point for the reason that after seventeen years of […]

 
 

How a small protest in Australia has had major repercussions in Africa.

How a small protest in Australia has had major repercussions in Africa.

When members of the Ethiopian community found out high ranking officials were visiting Australia they staged a demonstration. Now Human Rights Watch say some of […]