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Cholera outbreak in Ogaden

Cholera outbreak in Ogaden

Press Release October 2, 2011 For the last few weeks, there had been an outbreak of cholera in Korahe region (qabri-daharre) of Ogaden. The Ogaden […]

 
 

Aftenposten – Ethiopia – The government uses aid as a weapon

Aftenposten – Ethiopia – The government uses aid as a weapon

– Food is used as a weapon. The government discriminates in an attempt to control the population, says Ben Rawlence of Human Rights Watch (HRW) […]

 
 

Open Letter to DFID Secretary of State Andrew Mitchell

Open Letter to DFID Secretary of State Andrew Mitchell

September 29, 2011 Dear Mr. Mitchell, I write in response to your September 21, 2011 appearance on BBC’s Newsnight programme in which you discussed Britain’s […]

 
 

Ethiopia uses anti-terror laws to silence critical journalists

Ethiopia uses anti-terror laws to silence critical journalists

The Guardian – The following article is by Caelainn Barr of the Bureau of Investigative Journalism. I am pleased to be publishing it here, though […]

 
 

5,000+ NYC Hero’s Welcome for Eritrean President

5,000+ NYC Hero’s Welcome for Eritrean President

It is not very often that a long serving African President is given a hero’s welcome by his people in New York City but on […]

 
 

Freedom for Ogaden, the West’s Last Choice in Africa – Dr. Muhammad Shamsaddin Megalommatis

Freedom for Ogaden, the West’s Last Choice in Africa – Dr. Muhammad Shamsaddin Megalommatis

Abdurrahman Mahdi is an excellent Ogadeni scholar who contributed an illuminating chapter of Modern Ogaden Concise History under the title “The Ogaden Past and Present” […]

 
 

Stand up and say – Enough to a minority rule of Weyane

Stand up and say – Enough to a minority rule of Weyane

British aid official Andrew Mitchell tries shamelessly to cover up the Woyanne crime, as the BBC follows up on its investigative report that exposes torture, […]

 
 

After Secretary Andrew Mitchell interview, Prof. Mesfin said; ” I do not believe the WEST is interested in democracy ..”

After Secretary Andrew Mitchell interview, Prof. Mesfin said; ” I do not believe the WEST is interested in democracy ..”

JT – The Ethiopian peace activist and the founder of the oldest human rights organization in Ethiopia, Prof. Mesfin Woldemariam told the BBC that he […]

 
 

US/UN Diplomats Should Press Human Rights issue with Ethiopian Prime Minister

US/UN Diplomats Should Press Human Rights issue with Ethiopian Prime Minister

Ethiopian Prime Minister makes his annual trip to the United Nations General Assembly in NY this week. Meles, has the dubious distinction of ruthlessly repressing […]

 
 

Dr. Aklog Birara is entitled to his opinion but not to his own facts

Dr.  Aklog Birara is entitled to his opinion but not to his own facts

Recently, I read an article by Dr. Aklog Birara, Ph.D. The article is well written revisionist history and doesn’t stand up well against the known […]

 
 

Ethiopia: Government crackdown intensifies following investigation

Ethiopia: Government crackdown intensifies following investigation

Bureau of Investigative Journalism – Evidence has emerged that the Ethiopian government has launched a renewed crackdown on opposition members, less than two months after […]

 
 

But Zenawi doesn’t deserve to attend this -High-level conference on energy access and finance. Prove?

But Zenawi doesn’t deserve to attend this -High-level conference on energy access and finance. Prove?

In October this year, Oslo will be the venue for a high-level conference on financing access to energy for the poor in developing countries. But […]

 
 

300 demonstrators in Brussels demand a cessation of violence in eastern Ethiopia

300 demonstrators in Brussels demand a cessation of violence in eastern Ethiopia

BRUSSELS – Some 300 demonstrators in the Ethiopian diaspora gathered Monday at the Schuman roundabout in Brussels to demand an end to violence in the […]

 
 

Journalists ‘probing Lundin Oil’: report TL journalists

Journalists ‘probing Lundin Oil’: report TL journalists

The two Swedish reporters jailed in Ethiopia were in the country investigating Lundin Petroleum, a Swedish oil and mining company, at the time of their […]

 
 

UNHCR _ ORC Nairobi Conference on 13th september 2011

UNHCR _ ORC Nairobi Conference on 13th september 2011

Dated on September 13, 2011 Ogaden Refugee Community (ORC) living in Kenya has asked the UNHCR to consider relocating them to a safer third country. […]

 
 

Time to End Human Rights Violations in Ogaden – by Abdulaziz Ugaas

Time to End Human Rights Violations in Ogaden – by Abdulaziz Ugaas

Recently, Ugas Nur…a friend of mine, sent me a British Diplomatic cable that summed up our frustration with the Ethiopian/Abyssinian aggression and wondered: if anything […]

 
 

The Bureau’s Angus Stickler talks at UN Human Rights Council

The Bureau’s Angus Stickler talks at UN Human Rights Council

The Bureau’s chief reporter, Angus Stickler, will be talking about his undercover investigation in Ethiopia at the 18th Session of the UN Human Rights Council […]

 
 

Fargo protest against Ethiopian genocide

Fargo protest against Ethiopian genocide

FARGO – Demonstrators gathered outside the Federal Building in downtown Fargo Wednesday to raise awareness about genocide and starvation in the Ogaden region of Ethiopia. […]

 
 

A Call To Stop Aid To Ethiopia – Belgium , Brussels 2011-09-11

A Call To Stop Aid To Ethiopia – Belgium , Brussels 2011-09-11

The undiluted truth is; A joint undercover investigation by BBC Newsnight and the Bureau of Investigative Journalism has uncovered evidence that the Ethiopian government is […]

 
 

Voice for the Voiceless- I CARE Ogaden Campaign

Voice for the Voiceless- I CARE Ogaden Campaign

The truth is there are many survivors of genocide, children of survivors, ethnic cleansing, gang rap that are now American Citizens. They are speaking out […]