Tag Archives: Violence in Oromia

Are Ethiopia’s Oromo Violently Repressed?


Getachew Reda, Ethiopia’s communication minister, debates Lencho Bati, committee member of the Oromo Democratic Front.

By Al Jazeera,

More than 400 Oromos have been killed and tens of thousands arrested since November, a recent report by Human Rights Watch (HRW) found.

The Ethiopian government says that some protesters who are from Ethiopia’s largest ethnic group have died, but HRW is “very generous with numbers”, and that protests have been overrun by armed groups. Continue reading Are Ethiopia’s Oromo Violently Repressed?

A Piece of Advice to Oromo Brothers and Sisters

Do not focus on your losses but on your strength and the aspiration for change. Do not back down to TPLF rule. Never!

By Ali Yare,

I am aware of the situation in your motherland and how Woyane’s barbaric security forces are killing the unarmed civilians because I am following what is happening there on a daily basis. I know how cruel the TPLF Woyane regime is and what they are capable of doing. The Somali Ogaden people have been through the same difficulties that you, the Oromo people, are going through now. Continue reading A Piece of Advice to Oromo Brothers and Sisters

#OromoLivesMatter: A Message for AU, UN and Human Rights Advocates

Don’t Oromo Lives Matter anyway? Why the deafening silence from the African Union, the United Nations and Human Rights groups?

By Tadiyos Mitku,

Agazi, the Ethiopian regime’s notorious army division responsible for the barbaric killing of more than 300 people after the 2005 elections, is again killing innocent Ethiopian men, women and children. This time the guns are trained on the Oromo people who constitute nearly half of the Ethiopian population. The death toll has been in the hundreds. Gruesome pictures of dead bodies soaked in blood, dumped in the streets and marshes of Oromia have filled Ethiopian social media. Continue reading #OromoLivesMatter: A Message for AU, UN and Human Rights Advocates

Paranoid Ethiopia Accuses Eritrea of Starting the Oromo Protests

Getachew Reda, the crocodilian motormouth TPLF communications Minister and spokesperson, unashamedly blames Eritrea for inciting the Oromo anti-government protests in Oromia region of Ethiopia.

By TesfaNews,

Ethiopia accused arch-rival Eritrea on Thursday of being behind anti-government protests in the Oromia region last year which led to a violent clampdown by the government in Addis Ababa.

The Ethiopian government, however, has a reputation to routinely accuse Eritrea anytime it wanted to divert international attention from its domestic problems or as an attempt to cover up its own record of crimes up on the Ethiopian people. Continue reading Paranoid Ethiopia Accuses Eritrea of Starting the Oromo Protests