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July 19, 2014

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Posted by admin - 22/07/2014 at 7:50 am

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#OromoProtests: Oromo Hunger Strike in Washington DC


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Posted by admin - 22/07/2014 at 12:09 am

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Ethiopia – Committee on the Rights of the Child – 69th Session – July 2014

IOYA Collaboration Report  | July 23, 2014

ethiopian_map_2The Advocates for Human Rights, in collaboration with the International Oromo Youth Association, submitted a report for the Pre-Sessional Working Group of the Committee on the Rights of the Child. This report identifies numerous violations of the rights of children in Ethiopia, particularly with respect to the rights of the child to equality, life, liberty, security, privacy, freedom of expression and association, family, basic health and welfare, education, and leisure and cultural activities. Unless otherwise noted in the report, these violations occur without distinction based on the ethnic group of the child. In some cases, however, children belonging to the Oromo ethnic group—the largest ethnic group in Ethiopia—face discrimination or other rights violations unique to their ethnicity. The Advocates has worked extensively with members of the Ethiopian diaspora for purposes of documenting human rights conditions in Ethiopia. Since 2004, The Advocates has documented reports from members of the Oromo ethnic group living in diaspora in the United States of human rights abuses they and their friends and family experienced in Ethiopia. Read more…

Posted by admin - 23/07/2014 at 7:41 am

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Ethiopia Becomes China’s China in Global Search for Cheap Labour


A woman in Addis Ababa carries wood to the market | Source: Shutterstock

July 23, 2014, ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (Business of Fashion) — Ethiopian workers strolling through the parking lot of Huajian Shoes’ factory outside Addis Ababa last month chose the wrong day to leave their shirts untucked. Read more…

Posted by admin - 23/07/2014 at 7:30 am

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World Bank Urges Ethiopia to Devalue Birr to Boost Export

By William Davison

July 22, 2014 (Bloomberg) — Ethiopia’s birr is overvalued and the country would benefit from a devaluation to boost export revenue and accelerate economic growth, the World Bank said.

Reducing the currency’s value by 10 percent in real terms may lead to a 5 percent increase in stalled export earnings and a 2 percent increase in growth, Lars Moller, the bank’s chief economist in Ethiopia, told reporters today in the capital, Addis Ababa.

Ethiopia last devalued its currency by 17 percent against the dollar in September 2010. Since then, the birr has appreciated in real terms by more than 50 percent, leading to a currency that’s overvalued by 31 percent, Moller said at a presentation of the lender’s third Ethiopia Economic Update. Read more…

Posted by admin - 22/07/2014 at 7:34 pm

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Raadiyoo Sagalee Qeerroo Adoolessa 18 2014 Finfinnee Oromiyaa

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Benishangul : Ethiopia Is A Threat to the Peace and Stability of The Horn of Africa

By Ahmed Abdi | July 22, 2014

A-Benishangul-man-in-JalabeyahEthiopia has been a threat to the peace and stability of the Horn of Africa , the north of Africa as well as Nilotic peoples since the creation of this strange nation of Abyssinia (Fake Ethiopia) .

The nations of the Horn of Africa have been facing maltreatment from the successive fake regimes of Abyssinia that have been exercising a policy based on bloody-wars- the same war that the merciless TPLF-junta came to power in 1991.

Abyssinia (Ethiopia) availed the competitions between European colonial powers in the black Continent,Africa. Specially the rivals of France and Italy that had been competing against each other to gain Ethiopia as their main outsourcing or to find a place for marketing for their goods; therefore, Menelik II received enormous support from Italy’s rival, France. Read more…

Posted by admin - 22/07/2014 at 8:45 am

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#OromoProtests: Oromo Peaceful Protest Rally in Washington DC


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Posted by admin - 22/07/2014 at 12:02 am

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Ethiopia: Release Prisoners of Conscience Immediately and Unconditionally

amnestyJuly 21, 2014 (Amnesty International) — On 17 July 2014, seven members of the Zone 9 blogging collective and three independent journalists were formally charged with terrorism offences and ‘Outrages against the Constitution’. Amnesty International considers the detained bloggers and journalists to be prisoners of conscience, imprisoned for peacefully exercising their freedom of expression without using or advocating violence or hatred, and calls for their immediate and unconditional release, and for the charges to be dropped against all of the accused. Read more…

Posted by admin - 21/07/2014 at 11:16 pm

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OMN: Qophii Addaa – Obboo Daawee Ibrahim

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Posted by admin - 21/07/2014 at 10:46 pm

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Beekan Gulummaa irraa | Adoolessa 21, 2014

Jooruu jalqabunkoo takka bubbuleera
Gidiraa lafarraas nannuffe quufeera

Qabbana hin arginee gubataan keessakoo
Lakkoofsi itti hinba’u gaaffii mar’immaankoo

Iyyees wawwaadheera lageen keessa ciisee
Yaadees dadhabeera hundaa buusee baasee

Ol ka’us gadi taa’us anaan yaada qu’aa
Kan kaaniif mirgisu anaaf harmi gu’aa

Dirmammuun halangaa godaannisa hinqabne
Qaamakoo caccabsee tokkoyyuu nan hafne

Eenyuttan himadha eenyuun mariisisu
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Posted by admin - 21/07/2014 at 10:44 pm

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Ethiopia under fire over prosecution of Zone 9 bloggers

zone9July 21, 2014, NAIROBI (Sudan Tribune) – International condemnation mounts against Ethiopia following a Federal High Court’s decision on Friday to press charges against a group of nine Ethiopian bloggers and journalists.

The bloggers who are members of a social media activist group known as Zone 9 were arrested late in April for alleged links with an outlawed group and planning to carry out terrorist attacks to destabilize nation. Read more…

Posted by admin - 21/07/2014 at 8:41 am

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Instigating violence between the two cousins never stops us from marching to our goal

JointOLF_SLF2Joint Press Statement

By Oromo Liberation Front (OLF) & Sidama Liberation Front (SLF)

Time and again we all have witnessed the Tigray Peoples Liberation Front (TPLF) led dictatorial regime of Ethiopia deliberately masterminding various forms of atrocities in order to remain in power. The regime uses its organized agents  to deliberately instigate violence between the various oppressed nations in the country. Although the ‘divide-and-rule’ tactics have been adopted by all oppressive rulers all over the globe, the tactics of the current regime in Ethiopia differ in one key aspect. They are aimed at driving a wedge between the most closely related peoples and communities. The regime has done this between the two Kush cousins, the Oromo and the Sidama people time and again seriously undermining their basic human dignities and democratic rights. Read more…

Posted by admin - 21/07/2014 at 8:22 am

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Little Oromia (aka Minnesota) Gears Up for the Year’s Biggest Diaspora Festival of Oromummaa

OSFNA_OromoWeek_2014_NewDVD2July 20, 2014 (Gadaa) — Minnesota’s Twin Cities, also known as “Little Oromia” for being the home of the largest Oromo population outside of the Horn of Africa, will be the venue for the 2014 OSFNA Sports Tournaments. Less than two weeks are left before this year’s 19th Annual OSFNA Soccer Tournament kickoff on August 2, 2014. First started in 1996, the OSFNA (Oromo Sports Federation of North America) organizes an annual soccer tournament among teams drawn from major North American cities with sizable Oromo expat populations, and the venue for each year’s tournament has been rotating among the participating cities over the last 19 years.

Unlike previous years, the 2014 OSFNA Sports Tournaments will include basketball, women’s volleyball and the Abebe Bikila Legacy Two-Mile Race in addition to the soccer tournament, according to information posted on OSFNA.org. What’s more, this year’s Soccer Tournament will also include game participants from Australia. OMN (Oromia Media Network) has also partnered with OSFNA to broadcast the 2014 OSFNA Soccer Tournaments live. Read more…

Posted by admin - 20/07/2014 at 8:22 pm

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SEENAA Y.G(2005) | Adoolessa 20, 2014

Nama Oromiyaa keessatti guddatee amma Biyya alaa jiru tokko qeeqa naa dhiheesseen, barruu har’aa eegala. Kanaan duras waan kana kaaseen jira. Namni kun Bilisummaa keenya ni deeggara. Garuu Daandii bilisummaa keessan isinumatu ofitti dheeresse jedhee kulkulfatee dubbata. Baayyina keessan kana humnatti jijjiiruu qabduu nama jedhuudha. kana gochuu hanqachuu keessaniin “gartuu bicuu sanaaf ”carraa waggaa 23 kennitaniif jedha. Namni kun dhimma Oromoo fi Oromummaan maal akka taate, Nama ofitti amanee ibsuu danda’uudha. Akka tasaa wayita na arguu Namuma waliin beeknu garuu ammatti nu bira hin jirre na gaafata. waa’ee amala isaa fi gaarummaa isaa naa himee, “Kolfuu , Taphachuudha” amalli isaa. Waan “Aaruu fi Haloo” namatti qabachuu  waa tokko hin beeku, jedhe. Anis afaanumaa fuudheen eeyyee dhugaadha jedhee itti fufuuf jennaan, harkumaan akkan callisu natti himaa haasaa itti fufe. Anis hayyee jedhee dhaggeefachuu itti fufe. Read more…

Posted by admin - 20/07/2014 at 4:39 pm

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Tolcha Wagii irraa | Adolessa 20, 2014

Maammoo_MazamirKabajamaa Mammoon abbaa isanii Obbo Mazaamir Haabitee Doorii fi, haadha isanii addee Umee Guremeessaa irraa Koonyaa Jibaati fi Maaccaa magalaa Guudar keessatti bara 1937 tti dhalate. Read more…

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