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Ruling by Way Deception – by Nuradin Jilani

Ruling by Way Deception – by Nuradin Jilani

The Israeli foreign intelligence agency – the Mosad – had a very apt motto describing its activities: “By way of deception thou shalt wage wars,” […]

 
 

Communiqué about WFP Abducted Workers 26 May 2011

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 […]

 
 

Somaliland : Pseudo patriot and Tomfoolery. Abdirahman Ahmed

Somaliland : Pseudo patriot and Tomfoolery. Abdirahman Ahmed

As we are just a week away from the vitality of 18th May and the commemoration of its celebration, there is ever pressing questions that […]

 
 

SLF-The 9th year commemoration of LOQUE MASSACRE, AWASSA, ETHIOPIA

SLF-The 9th year commemoration of LOQUE MASSACRE, AWASSA, ETHIOPIA

On the 24th of May 2002 thousands of Sidama people at Awassa, Loque rose against the tyranny of TPLF/EPRDF (Tigerian racist group). As a result […]

 
 

US Senators write to Secretary of State Mrs. Hillary Clinton

US Senators write to Secretary of State Mrs. Hillary Clinton

The Honorable Hillary Rodham Clinton Secretary of State U.S. Department of State 2201 C Street, N.W. Washington, D.C. 20520 Dear Madam Secretary: We remain deeply […]

 
 

Dr. Berhanu Nega says he is plotting revolution in Ethiopia

Dr. Berhanu Nega says he is plotting revolution in Ethiopia

Current leader of the exiled Ethiopian opposition group “Ginbot 7” and the former Mayor-elect of Addis Ababa city Dr. Berhanu Nega said he is planning […]

 
 

An open Letter – Institute for Horn of Africa Studies and Affairs

An open Letter – Institute for Horn of Africa Studies and Affairs

Barack Obama The President of the United States The White House 1600 Pennsylvania Ave., NW Washington, DC 20500 Dear Mr. President: On behalf of IHASA, […]

 
 

Statement of Solidarity with the Courageous Taxi Drivers

Statement of Solidarity with the Courageous Taxi Drivers

Global Civic Movement for Change in Ethiopia The Global Civic Movement for Change in Ethiopia welcomes the strike that has just been started by taxi […]

 
 

P1- Reflecting on Chinua Achebe’s Essay: “The African Writer and the Biafran Cause”

P1- Reflecting on Chinua Achebe’s Essay: “The African Writer and the Biafran Cause”

( By Nuradin Jilani) The famous Nigerian author Chinua Achebe wrote this essay in 1968 explaining his involvement in the secessionist cause of Biafra, Eastern […]

 
 

(P2) – Reflecting on Chinua Achebe’s Essay: “The African Writer and the Biafran Cause”

(P2) – Reflecting on Chinua Achebe’s Essay: “The African Writer and the Biafran Cause”

Ogaden ( By Nuradin Jilani) In the Ethiopian occupied Ogaden region, rape and murder is the order of the day. Hardly a day goes by […]

 
 

Ethiopia rebel group alleges mass killing by gov’t

Ethiopia rebel group alleges mass killing by gov’t

(AP) – NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — An Ethiopian rebel group said Thursday that the army and a police unit killed at least three dozen civilians […]

 
 

Ethiopia rebel group alleges mass killing by gov’t

Ethiopia rebel group alleges mass killing by gov’t

NAIROBI, Kenya — An Ethiopian rebel group said Thursday that the army and a police unit killed at least three dozen civilians in a crackdown […]

 
 

OHRC – Ethiopia: Killing Civilians and Humanitarian Workers in the Ogaden: Unacceptable, Repugnant and Immoral

OHRC – Ethiopia: Killing Civilians and Humanitarian Workers in the Ogaden: Unacceptable, Repugnant and Immoral

Although prestigious international and national human rights organizations, have issued several reports about well-documented human rights violations in the Ogaden and elsewhere in Ethiopia by […]

 
 

Statement by ONLF – Mass Killings of Rural Communities in Ogaden – 17 May 2011

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) […]

 
 

Ethiopia: Amnesty International 2011 Country report: The state of the world’s human rights

Ethiopia: Amnesty International 2011 Country report: The state of the world’s human rights

The ruling Ethiopian People’s Revolutionary Democratic Front (EPRDF) won the parliamentary elections in May, which took place in a context of intimidation, harassment and restrictions […]

 
 

How I Wish to Hear a Little Straight Talk From U.S. Ambassador Donald Booth

How I Wish to Hear a Little Straight Talk From U.S. Ambassador Donald Booth

The U.S. Ambassador to Ethiopia, Donald Booth, has been soft-pedaling his way straight to Zenawi’s palace. Just before the publication of the latest U.S. State […]

 
 

Youth group express solidarity with the taxi drivers in Ethiopia

Youth group express solidarity with the taxi drivers in Ethiopia

  PRESS RELEASE May 16th, 2011 The Ethiopian Youth Movement expresses its solidarity with Ethiopian taxi drivers who went out on strike on Monday to […]

 
 

Follow up on the Killing of the WFP staff in the Ogaden

Follow up on the Killing of the WFP staff in the Ogaden

Press Release Monday 16 May 2011 The Ogaden National Liberation Front intelligence service has ascertained that the Ethiopian (Meles ) Army conducted the killing 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

Press Release by The Ogaden national Liberation Front (ONLF) 15 May 2011 The Ogaden National Liberation Front condemns the cold-blooded and cowardly killing of Farhan […]

 
 

IHASA – 2Day Workshop in Minnesotta with Dr. Charles (Chic) Dambach

IHASA – 2Day Workshop in Minnesotta with Dr. Charles (Chic) Dambach

Dr. Charles who worked with the leaders of major rebel organizations will shre with participants lessons learned from these experiences.