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Ethiopia: Ogaden Rebel Groups ONLF Abandons Armed Struggle

 

Fully disarmed and reintegrated. With this, the decade old armed struggle in the oil and gas rich Ogaden region of Ethiopia comes to an end. (File photo: ONLF rebels returning back to Ethiopia from their base in Eritrea, Nov 21, 2018)

BY TESFANEWS*

Ethiopia’s Somali regional state on Friday signed an agreement to disarm and reintegrate members of the Ogaden National Liberation Front (ONLF) into the state’s security forces and civil service. Continue reading Ethiopia: Ogaden Rebel Groups ONLF Abandons Armed Struggle

Exposed: Video Used to Prosecute Swedish Journalists in Ethiopia Staged

Swedish Journalist Martin Schibbye and a Photographer Johan Persson entered the Ogaden region illegally to expose the untold suffering and genocide committed by the Ethiopian military.

By TesfaNews,

The Ethiopian government, once again, found itself embarrassed in front of the whole world after the unedited raw video material it staged to use as evidence against two Swedish journalists with terrorism charges has landed at the hands of a Swedish Television Network – SVT.

Journalists Johan Persson and Martin Schibbye risked to enter the Oganden region of Ethiopia without proper documentation to film and expose the untold atrocities and genocide committed by the Ethiopian military after it successfully sealed it off from access by independent media. Continue reading Exposed: Video Used to Prosecute Swedish Journalists in Ethiopia Staged

Ogaden Rebels Salutes South Sudan for its Independence, Vows to follow suit

Oganden is highly marginalized region where Human right organizations warn of a looming genocide

Sudan Tribune,

In a statement, the group said the historic moment that had fulfilled the dreams of the South Sudanese people was the outcome of their determination and struggle.

“The people of Ogaden have followed closely the legitimate struggle of the people of South Sudan and welcome the birth of the South Sudan Republic as a positive event in Africa’s history. The struggle of the people of South Sudan was not easy. It required patience and sacrifice”, it said.

The group commended the peace process and efforts exerted by the international community to realise the peaceful North – South Sudan split that ended the longest civil war in Africa. Continue reading Ogaden Rebels Salutes South Sudan for its Independence, Vows to follow suit