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The Hard Truth: Justice Must Be Served

The Hard Truth: Justice Must Be Served

HRLHA’s  Statement on the  USA, EU and UN concerns on the Oromo Nation Uprise January 22, 2016 The  tireless voices for the voiceless spoken by human rights organizations such as Amnesty International (AI), Human Rights Watch (HRW), the Human Rights League of the Horn of Africa (HRLHA) and others- for…

HRLHA: Open Letter to the Presidents of the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD)

HRLHA: Open Letter to the  Presidents of the Intergovernmental  Authority on Development (IGAD)

The Human Rights League of the Horn of Africa (HRLHA) Open Letter to the Presidents of the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) _______________________________________________ January 16, 2016 IGAD Secretariat Avenue Georges Clemenceau P.O. Box 2653 Djibouti Republic of Djibouti> info@igad.int Uhuru Kenyatta of Kenya, State House Road P.O Box: 40530-00100 Nairobi,…

The Peoples’ Alliance for Freedom and Democracy Statement on the Current Situation in Ethiopia

The Peoples’ Alliance for Freedom and Democracy Statement on the Current Situation in Ethiopia

The current situation in Ethiopia is no longer tenable and unless urgent measures are taken it will bring unmanage-able chaos in the Horn of Africa worse than the current situation in the Middle East. In 1992 and 1994, the Ethiopian regime declared an all out war against the civilian population…

TPLF Leaders will be Responsible for the Bleeding of the Oromo Nationals

TPLF Leaders will be Responsible for the Bleeding of the Oromo Nationals

Statement of the Oromo Liberation Front The bitter struggle the Oromo people are waging to protect their rights and to maintain their very existence as a nation and the sacrifices they are paying to defend the declaration war and an act of terrorism currently perpetrated on them by the TPLF-led…

Dispatches: Arrest of Respected Politician Escalating Crisis in Ethiopia

Dispatches: Arrest of Respected Politician Escalating Crisis in Ethiopia

By Felix Horne Researcher, Horn of Africa (Human Rights Watch) — Over the past eight weeks, Ethiopia’s largest region, Oromia, has been hit by a wave of mass protests over the expansion of the municipal boundary of the capital, Addis Ababa. The generally peaceful protests were sparked by fears the…

ETHIOPIA: PEACEFUL OROMO PROTESTERS MUST BE RELEASED

ETHIOPIA: PEACEFUL OROMO PROTESTERS MUST BE RELEASED

(Amnesty International) — The Ethiopian authorities arbitrarily arrested a number of peaceful protesters, journalists and opposition party leaders in the context of a brutal crackdown on ongoing protests in the Oromia Region which started in November. Those arrested are at risk of torture and other ill-treatment and should be immediately…

Breaking the Silence: the Hard Truth about the Oromo Nation Uprising in Ethiopia

Breaking the Silence: the Hard Truth about the Oromo Nation Uprising in Ethiopia

HRLHA Appeal and Request for immediate Action January 3, 2016 Appeal To: The US Department of State Secretary His Excellency Mr. John Kerry WASHINGTON, D.C. HEADQUARTERS> (202) 895-3500 OFMInfo@state.gov Office of Foreign Missions 2201 C Street NW Room 2236 Washington, D.C. 20520 Customer Service Center 3507 International Place NW Washington, D.C.…

Oromia Regional State /Ethiopia: More Victims of Extra-Judicial Killings, Kidnappings, Arrests and Detentions

Oromia Regional State /Ethiopia: More Victims of Extra-Judicial Killings, Kidnappings, Arrests and Detentions

HRLHA Urgent Action The Human Rights League of the Horn of Africa (HRLHA) has confirmed that deaths resulting from the ongoing crackdown of peaceful protesters in various parts of the regional state of Oromia has now reached 122, while mass arrests and detentions have also been intensified. Top officials of…

Press Statement by ‘Peoples’ Alliance for Freedom and Democracy (PAFD)

Press Statement by ‘Peoples’ Alliance for Freedom and Democracy (PAFD)

The Ethiopian Government Brutal Army and Paramilitary Police Use Lethal Force against Oromo Students Demonstrating Peacefully. The Ethiopian government brutal army and paramilitary police are shooting at Unarmed Oromo students demonstrating against the implementation of Addis Ababa land grabbing master plan. Just over a year ago, TPLF’s regime has planned…

Oromia Support Group Asutralia Statement on the Current Situation in State of Oromia

Oromia Support Group Asutralia Statement on the Current Situation in State of Oromia

To:  Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights United Nations Office at Geneva 1211 Geneva 10, Switzerland Fax: + 41 22 917 9022 Oromia Support Group Australia (OSGA) extremely shocked about the killings and torture of innocent Oromo students including Primary School Children in Oromia. Oromo student peaceful protests…

Ethiopia: Extreme Cruelties and Brutalities against Oromo Children and Youth

Ethiopia: Extreme Cruelties and Brutalities against Oromo Children and Youth

HRLHA Urgent Action December 08, 2015 For Immediate Release The Oromo students’ protests[1], which was re-ignited in November, 2015 in opposition to the so called “Addis Ababa Integrated Master Plan” – Ethiopian Federal Government’s plan of systematic ethnic cleansing aimed at the Oromo People, and spread in a few days…

OLF STATEMENT ON THE PLANNED KENYAN AND ETHIOPIAN JOINT MILITARY OPERATIONS

OLF STATEMENT ON THE PLANNED KENYAN AND ETHIOPIAN JOINT MILITARY OPERATIONS

Recently, the Kenya and Ethiopia governments have made an agreement to cooperate in waging war on the Oromo people’s liberation movement. It is very unfortunate that Kenya agrees to support the Ethiopian dictatorial regime militarily against Oromo liberation forces.The TPLF/EPRDF has been sustained in power for nearly 25 years by…

The Ethiopian Government Brutal Army and Paramilitary Police Use Lethal Force against Oromo Students Demonstrating Peacefully

The Ethiopian Government Brutal Army and Paramilitary Police Use Lethal Force against Oromo Students Demonstrating Peacefully

Press Statement by ‘Peoples’ Alliance for Freedom and Democracy (PAFD) The Ethiopian government brutal army and paramilitary police are shooting at Unarmed Oromo students demonstrating against the implementation of Addis Ababa land grabbing master plan. Just over a year ago, TPLF’s regime has planned to exponentially expand Oromia’s capital, the…

Statement of Oromo Liberation Front Executive Committee

Statement of Oromo Liberation Front Executive Committee

The OLF Executive Committee (EX-Committee) held its regular session from 22nd to 30th of November, 2015 and deliberated on several important current issues and made resolutions relevant to the ongoing Oromo people’s liberation struggle. The Ex-Committee considered in depth the situation in the Ethiopian empire and the condition of the…

The Oromo Liberation Army (OLA) has destroyed an enemy camp in Eastern Oromia

The Oromo Liberation Army (OLA) has destroyed an enemy camp in Eastern Oromia

Oromo Liberation Front (OLF) Military Communiqué The heroic Oromo Liberation Army (OLA), Eastern front has destroyed the enemy soldiers and its military camp located at a place called Bobasa 20kms away from the city of Harar in the locality of Bokko, Fadis district, East Oromia. Accordingly 28 TPLF regime’s soldiers…

Obama’s Planned Visit to Ethiopia is Incompatible with Claims of Democratic Principles of the US Government

Obama’s Planned Visit to Ethiopia is Incompatible with Claims of Democratic Principles of the US Government

Statement from Oromo Liberation Front (OLF) The Oromo Liberation Front (OLF) strongly opposes the planned visit to Ethiopia of the US President Barack Obama on the end of July 2015. As Ethiopia is one of the most brutal regimes of the world, OLF believes that such a visit will result…

Ogaden National Liberation Front, Oromo Liberation Front and Sidama Liberation Front Alliance for Peace, Democracy and the right of Choice

Ogaden National Liberation Front, Oromo Liberation Front and Sidama Liberation Front Alliance for Peace, Democracy and the right of Choice

Joint Statement regarding the Fake Election in Ethiopia (ONLF) — The Ogaden National Liberation Front, The Oromo Liberation Front and the Sidama Liberation front categorically state that the so called elections held in Ethiopia on May 24, 2015, was not an expression of the democratic will of the all the…

The Ethiopian sham election serves only the dictatorial government

The Ethiopian sham election serves only the dictatorial government

The Tigray dictatorial ruling class was built on excessive military power. The regime indulged the country into extreme poverty. The corruption of the ruling class was one of the main machinery that put the country into the highest level of economic inequalities where the few members of the ruling class…

Oromo Liberation front (OLF) and other Prominent Opposition Political Groups and some Civic Socities of Ethiopia Held a Confernce in European Parliament, Brussels, Belgium

Oromo Liberation front (OLF) and other Prominent Opposition Political Groups and some Civic Socities of Ethiopia Held a Confernce in European Parliament, Brussels, Belgium

On 23 of April 2015, a high level conference entitled‘Cartoon Democracy – Authoritarian Rule and Elections in Ethiopia’ was held in European Parliament, Brussels, Belgium. The conference was organised by some members of European Parliament from different Party Groups and member states and UNPO. The conference was unique in a…