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Famine In Somalia: It’s The Politics…Stupid

Famine In Somalia: It’s The Politics…Stupid

(But what is happening in the Ogaden, the Ethiopian lowlands? Almost entirely populated by Somalis, it has been fenced off and closed to outsiders for […]

 
 

Eritrea rejoins East African bloc IGAD

Eritrea rejoins East African bloc IGAD

July 28 (Reuters) – Eritrea has rejoined East African bloc IGAD, four years after it walked out on the body in protest at Ethiopian forces […]

 
 

Saado Ali Warsame Visits Dadaab Camp, Meets UN Humanitarian Chief

Saado Ali Warsame Visits Dadaab Camp, Meets UN Humanitarian Chief

Superstar Saado Ali Warsame’s international campaign to bring global attention to the worst humanitarian disaster in the world afflicting Somali refugees is yielding significant results. […]

 
 

World Food Program in Somalia; Angel of Mercy or Angel of Death?

World Food Program in Somalia; Angel of Mercy or Angel of Death?

(July 25, Asmara – Eritrea, Sri Lanka Guardian) The World Food Program (WFP), one of the U.N.’s biggest aid agencies, has a very nasty history […]

 
 

Ethiopia: Govt Gives Farmland to Foreigners While Thousands Starve

Ethiopia: Govt Gives Farmland to Foreigners While Thousands Starve

Survival International (London) – PRESS RELEASE A Survival investigation has uncovered alarming evidence that some of Ethiopia’s most productive farmland is being stolen from local […]

 
 

Call for Action to avert humanitarian crisis in the Ogaden

Call for Action to avert humanitarian crisis in the Ogaden

Resolve Ogaden Coalition – Immediate Press Release The international community is well aware that the drought and famine engulfing the Horn of Africa is by […]

 
 

Famine Hunger stalks Ethiopia once again – and aid groups fear the worst -Monday, Dec. 21, 1987

Famine Hunger stalks Ethiopia once again – and aid groups fear the worst -Monday, Dec. 21, 1987

Historic article by Time magazine showing that Ethiopian dictators had always a one way solution – Famine as a weapon of oppression – P3 – […]

 
 

Members of ECADF – Open Letter to UN Sec.-Gen. Ban Ki-Moon

Members of ECADF – Open Letter to UN Sec.-Gen. Ban Ki-Moon

The Honorable Mr. Ban Ki-Moon, Secretary General United Nations Plaza New York, NY 10017, USA Dear: Secretary General: We, members of the Ethiopian Current Affairs […]

 
 

O.N.L.F Statement On The Ethiopian Regimes Humanitarian Blockade of Ogaden

O.N.L.F Statement On The Ethiopian Regimes Humanitarian Blockade of Ogaden

20 July 2011 The current drought in Ogaden is worse than any seen in the lifetime of most of our people requiring immediate international assistance […]

 
 

Stop the regime of Meles Zenawi from using hunger as means of collective punishment to destroy the Ogaden community

Stop the regime of Meles Zenawi from using hunger as means of collective punishment to destroy the Ogaden community

Press Release 18th Juny 2011 Since 2005, the brutal regime of Ethiopia led by Meles Zenawi has displaced and killed thousands in the Ogaden Region. […]

 
 

Liberation Of Africa Is Not Yet Complete – BY MUHAMMAD NYAMWANDA

Liberation Of Africa Is Not Yet Complete – BY MUHAMMAD NYAMWANDA

During Sunday’s celebrations to mark the independence of South Sudan many pundits as well as those interviewed said the liberation of Africa was now complete. […]

 
 

OOL – Afrobeat Radio Interviews with Abdikarin Rabi and Obang Metho

OOL – Afrobeat Radio Interviews with Abdikarin Rabi and Obang Metho

We begin our series on the phenomenon which is generally referred to as “Land Grab” in Africa. While this phenomenon is not unique to Africa, […]

 
 

Mr. Obang’s statement to the Office of the United Nations High Commissioners for Human Rights (quotations)

Mr. Obang’s statement to the Office of the United Nations High Commissioners for Human Rights (quotations)

– Recently, Swedish journalists attempting to report on the area were arrested. Reports speak of 1,000 Somalis fleeing to Ethiopian refugee camps everyday but not […]

 
 

UNPO – Ogaden Diaspora demonstrate outside the UN Headquarter in Geneva to raise awareness of human rights violations suffered at the hands of the Ethiopian government.

UNPO – Ogaden Diaspora demonstrate outside the UN Headquarter in Geneva to raise awareness of human rights violations suffered at the hands of the Ethiopian government.

Yesterday [11th July 2011], on the occasion of 102nd session of the Human Rights Committee, the Ogaden Diaspora in Switzerland gathered outside of United Nations […]

 
 

Ethiopia A Long Way To Go In Achieving Human Rights Implementation

Ethiopia A Long Way To Go In Achieving Human Rights Implementation

Geneva, 12th July 2011 – Ethiopia was reviewed on 11th and 12th July 2011 by the United Nations Human Rights Committee on the implementation of […]

 
 

KPFA – Western funded genocide: Ethiopia and the Ogaden

KPFA – Western funded genocide: Ethiopia and the Ogaden

Ethiopian troops are in the oil rich, contested Sudanese Abyei region in accordance with a new U.N. Security Council resolution invoking sovereign nations’ “responsibility to […]

 
 

US official: Ethiopia underestimating drought need

US official: Ethiopia underestimating drought need

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia A U.S. official said Monday he fears Ethiopian officials may be underestimating the country’s needs in its drought crisis, even as the […]

 
 

UN humanitarian chief calls for additional support for drought-hit Ethiopian region

UN humanitarian chief calls for additional support for drought-hit Ethiopian region

9 July 2011 – The United Nations top humanitarian official today stressed the need to scale up relief delivery in an Ethiopian region affected by […]

 
 

ONLF Statement On Independence of Republic of South Sudan

ONLF Statement On Independence of Republic of South Sudan

9 July 2011 The Ogaden National Liberation Front (ONLF) on behalf of the people of Ogaden and the leadership and members of the ONLF extends […]

 
 

Resolve Ogaden Coalition condemns the arrest of journalist Martin Schibbye and Johan Persson and calls for their immediate release:

Resolve Ogaden Coalition condemns the arrest of journalist Martin Schibbye and Johan Persson and calls for their immediate release:

Resolve Ogaden Coalition strongly condemns the heinous attack and arrest of two Swedish journalists reporting in the occupied Ogaden region of Eastern Ethiopia. As recent […]

 
 
 
 
 

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