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The missing Oromo protesters join a long list of disappearances

The missing Oromo protesters join a long list of disappearances

(OPride) — Last week, I read an angry, anguished and daringly eloquent letter from ijoollee Jalduu, a young Oromo from the flashpoint town of Gindo in southwest Shawa, the epicenter of the still-ongoing popular resistance against the Ethiopian state.

31-01-2016 Opride Contributors

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 People's Revolutionary Democratic Front, EPRDF’s, iron-fisted rule for the past two decades and a half.

28-01-2016 Opride Contributors

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

Ethiopia must stop use of anti-terror law to curtail legitimate 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 Law Center said in a new legal brief. “Ethiopia’s anti-terrorism law is premised on an extremely broad and vague definition...

21-01-2016 | Horn of Africa News

Oromo leader Dabassa Guyo mysteriously disappeared in Kenya

Oromo leader Dabassa Guyo mysteriously disappeared in Kenya

(OPride) — A prominent Oromo wisdom keeper, oral historian and spiritual leader, who spent more than 30 years teaching the Oromo culture and cosmology, has been missing since September 27, family and friends said.

13-10-2015 | Horn of Africa News

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