Delegates from Patriotic Ginbot 7 and ONLF met in Frankfurt, Germany from 15 – 17 May 2017. The delegates held a through discussion and assessment of the prevailing political, economic, and social conditions in Ethiopia and the crimes being committed by the TPLF/EPRDF dictatorial regime against the Ethiopian people. Continue reading ONLF and Ginbot 7 Issued Joint Statement→
As the world ushers in the new year, Ethiopia’s political, economic and security situation is entering a new and dangerous phase. The peaceful and popular uprising that swept the country in 2016 is gradually transforming itself into a well-organized armed resistance in various parts of the country.
The government belligerence and refusal to respond to the popular demand of citizens and engage in a genuine, inclusive and meaningful dialogue with opposition political forces and find a workable solution to the political stalemate is forcing many groups, concerned citizens and peaceful activists to re-evaluate their non-violence strategy. Continue reading Ethiopia’s Peaceful Uprising is Evolving into an Armed Resistance→
A member of the European Union Parliament and Amnesty International today denounced the arrest on Wednesday of Dr. Merara Gudina, an opposition political figure. Dr. Gudina was jailed upon his return from Europe, where he testified at the European Parliament criticizing the Ethiopian regime.
The creation of the People’s Alliance for Freedom and Democracy is remarkably going to change the Horn of Africa’s politic prospective. The PAFD which represents 70% of the Ethiopian’s population has done what was needed to be done long time ago, and that was the formation of this heavy weight organization.
The agreement reached by the PAFD members to unite their efforts and energy against the barbaric Woyane regime in Addis Ababa was and is, in my opinion, the most important thing that the people of Ogaden, the Oromo, the Sidamo, the Benshigul and the Gambella have done so far. I believe that the establishment of this alliance has been long overdue, having said that though the alliance missed an opportunity for not forming a united front alliance long time ago, but no time is more important than today. It is never too late to execute an important task and I am glad that this is what the PADF organization is doing now. Continue reading People’s Alliance for Freedom and Democracy (PAFD): The Long Anticipated Alliance→
Patriotic Ginbot 7 Movement for Unity and Democracy on Thursday took responsibility for the attack in Arba Minch, Southern Ethiopia against the regime’s forces that resulted in the death of over 20 soldiers and inflicted serious injuries to at least 50.