A Peaceful Demonstration by Oromo Youth in Washington D.C
(March 30, 2009) The ever increasing repression of Oromos and other people in Ethiopia has become a big concern for Oromo youth across the globe. The disturbing news that rarely gets reported by international media is a daily occurrence for the Oromo mass in Ethiopia and neighboring countries which compelled us to get up and march in hopes of bringing public awareness to the alarming human rights violations in Ethiopia. Full Report
Somalia: Deadly Garowe explosion injures Oromo woman.
(March 28, 2009) A deadly explosion in the Puntland provincal capital of Garowe city in Somalia injured an Oromo-Ethiopian woman and killed one Somali national. Full Report
International Oromo Youth Association (IOYA) Letter to Cornell University President.
(March 27, 2009) It is known that Cornell University is cooperating with and supporting the Bahir Dar University in Ethiopia. Although this is a commendable partnership in order to expand education opportunities for thousands of students, we feel this continued cooperation must be on the basis of fair and equal opportunity for all students of the University, with no ethnic discrimination. Full Report
Meles Zenawi among World’s Worst Dictators.
(March 23, 2009) A former guerrilla leader, Meles shows no signs of sharing power with anyone. In January, his government passed a law forbidding any NGO that receives more than 10% of its budget from abroad from doing human rights work in Ethiopia. Despite Meles’ excesses, the U.S. considers him an important regional ally and continues to train his military. Full Report
Second mass grave discovered in former TPLF army base in Mogadishu.
(March 22, 2009) Five dead bodies that the Ethiopian soldiers killed months ago have been found in a mass grave in Aslubta compound outside Mogadishu, a former base of Ethiopian troops. Full Report
Top woyane minister’s secret meeting in London interrupted.
(March 20, 2009) The right hand man of Ethiopia’s tyrant, Bereket Simon invited EPRDF/TPLF supporters and sympathizers at the Woyane occupied London’s Ethiopian Embassy, in the evening of 19th March 2009. Full Report
Zenawi asks IMF to sell gold reserves in order to finance repression in Africa.
(March 20, 2009) Zenawi and Co. have embezzled millions donated by the international community to save the Ethiopian people from starvation and disease. The following information shows in detail the amount of money looted out of Ethiopia’s treasury and deposited in foreign banks. Full Report
The IMF and Ethiopia's dictator cooking up fake statistics.
(March 19, 2009) Meles Zenawi’s economic statistics and the platitude with which he presents it remind me of the statistician who puts your head in the oven and your legs in the ice and conveniently tells you that you are fine on the average. Full Report
TPLF Fascist Army Killed a Farmer in Western Haragee: Three more Abducted, Their Where about Unknown.
(OLF News, March 17, 2009) OLF News correspondent reported from Oromia that the fascist TPLF soldiers in Eastern Oromia who are dispatched to harass the Oromo people by an alleged charge of feeding the Oromo Liberation Army have killed a farmer known as Mohammed Aliyyii in the district of Bookee by shooting him with several bullets. Full Report
Another Oromo-Gumuz Conflict Concocted by the TPLF Regime in Western Oromia: Three Oromos Abducted by Gumuz.
(OLF News, March 16, 2009) OLF News correspondent reported from Western Oromia that the TPLF Woyane regime has completed its preparation of creating conflict among the Oromo and Gumuz people for the second time in Western Oromia and have already sent Gumuz fighters to attack Oromos. Full Report
Somalia: Mass graves uncovered in former Ethiopian base, Ethiopian (Woyane) Regime accused of committing massacres.
(March 15, 2009) The bodies all with Islamic dress is believed to be slaughtered by Meles Zenawi's Mercenary Troops in what would be just another indication of the magnitude of genocide committed by Ethiopia. Now the people’s attention turned to the possibility of more mass graves in the other former Ethiopian bases in Mogadishu and else where. Full Report
Ghion hotel & International Beauties join demand for over due payments from Ethiopian (Woyane) Ministry of Culture and Tourism.
(March 13, 2009) The winners of Ethiopian Millennium Pageant and State owned Ghion hotel have now joined the queue and chorus in the escalating row over past due payments and are also demanding to be paid for the Millennium Pageant held in October 2007 under the direction of State Minister for Culture and Tourism. Full Report
Revolt Against Subjugation of Oromo students Continues in Gedo: One student Shot Dead Several Wounded.
(OLF News, March 9, 2009) OLF News correspondent from Finfinnee (Addis Ababa) reported that the TPLF led Ethiopian government security forces shot several Oromo students of Western Shoa zone. Full Report
Zenawi Is Panicking Over Al Bashir’s Arrest Warrant
(March 9, 2009) Michelle Faul, the AP’s chief of African news says that Meles Zenawi and his entire gang are among those considered possible targets of the court for war crimes and crimes against humanity they are perpetrating in Ethiopia. Full Report
More than 80 Oromo Students Arrested and Under Severe Beating in Bahir Dar University
(OLF News, March 8, 2009) The brutal Woyane regime of Ethiopia once again targeted the Oromo students learning at colleges and universities of the Empire and arrested over 80 Oromo students from Bahir Dar university alone OLF News correspondent reported. Full Report
Meles Zenawi Mercenary Troops Kill, Injure High School Oromo Students
(March 7, 2009) In Oromiya regional administration, west Shawa Zone, government forces killed Wondimu Damana, a 12th grade Gedo High School student. The soldiers also injured Belay Motuma and another female student. Full Report
Mistrust among the TPLF regime's Army members deepening, Say defecting soldiers
(March 7, 2009) Defecting Ethiopian soldiers abandoning the TPLF regime disclosed that distrust among the regime's Army members is deepening from time to time due to the regime's racist policy. Full Report
An Ethiopian (Woyane) officer defects to Eritrea
(March 6, 2009) A defecting Ethiopian soldier who arrived here recently said that the TPLF regime is stepping up its divisive ploy aimed at instigating conflict among various ethnic groups, and thus prolonging its stay in power. Full Report
Corrupt TPLF/EPRDF Ministers accused of pocketing the Millennium Beauty Pageant Fund.
(Picture: State Minister Mohamooda Gass with Beauties still not paid)
(March 5, 2009) A London-based beauty pageant and promotion company has blamed the TPLF/EPRDF regime for breach of trust and obtaining services by deception. In a strong-worded letter it has recently sent to the tyrant Meles Zenawi, the Ethiopian Life Foundation accused the Ministry of Culture and Tourism of failing to settle the cost of staging the Ethiopian International Millennium Pageant, which was held in October 2007. Full Report