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Oromo protests sign of Ethiopia’s failure to attain social progress

Oromo protests sign of Ethiopia’s failure to attain social progress

(OPride) – Ethiopia is facing a popular and historic wave of Oromo resistance. Oromo people have been protesting against the Ethiopian Peoples’ Revolutionary Democratic Front, EPRDF’s, iron-fisted rule for the…

Hassen Hussein:- The missing Oromo protesters join a long list of disappearances

Hassen Hussein:- The missing Oromo protesters join a long list of disappearances

By Hassen Hussein* (first published on OPride.com) (OPride) – Last week, I read an angry, anguished and daringly eloquent letter from ijoollee Jalduu, a young Oromo from the flashpoint town of…

Hassen Hussein:- Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow | Poetry

Hassen Hussein:- Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow | Poetry

BY Hassen Hussein* (first published on OPride.com) REVISED DECEMBER 24, 2015 IN SOLIDARITY WITH #OromoProtests AND LOVING MEMORY OF OUR MARTYRS, NEW AND OLD. Yesterday Unlike Its self-righteous Neighbors Whose…

Ethiopia must stop use of anti-terror law to curtail legitimate political debate and dissent

Ethiopia must stop use of anti-terror law to curtail legitimate political debate and dissent

(OPride) – Ethiopia must revise its controversial and flawed anti-terrorism proclamation, and stop its routine application to stifle free expression and political dissent, the Oakland Institute and the Environmental Defender…

Hassen Hussein:- EPRDF’s master marksman, Abay Tsehaye, misfires again

Hassen Hussein:- EPRDF’s master marksman, Abay Tsehaye, misfires again

By Hassen Hussein* (OPride) – Every revolution has its villain – some well deserved, others not so. The ongoing Oromo protests, which began in November, is gradually morphing into a…

Oromo protests should serve as the final wake-up call for OPDO

Oromo protests should serve as the final wake-up call for OPDO

(OPride) – More than 150 people have been killed and hundreds wounded in Oromia as protests over the Addis Master Plan enter the second month. The plan, unilaterally devised by…

Rank and file OPDO members must do more to hold their top leaders accountable

Rank and file OPDO members must do more to hold their top leaders accountable

(OPride) – More than 130 people have been killed in the ongoing crackdown on Oromo protesters in Ethiopia. Thousands have been arrested in the past few weeks, including prominent Oromo…

OPride’s Oromo Person of The Year 2015: Oromo Martyrs

OPride’s Oromo Person of The Year 2015: Oromo Martyrs

(OPride) — For paying the ultimate price for our freedom, for inspiring generations of Oromo youth to fight injustice in all of its forms, for the freedoms already won on…

The great unraveling: a political endgame is underway in Ethiopia (via OPride)

The great unraveling: a political endgame is underway in Ethiopia (via OPride)

(OPride) – The finale of the Ethiopian regime’s tragic political drama is being played out on the streets of Oromia, Ethiopia’s largest state. Oromo students have been ratcheting up tensions…