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Ethiopia frees prominent Oromo opposition leader Bekele Garba

Read more ...(OPride) On each trip to prison to visit my father, I pray, ‘Dear God, let there be no reason for me to come back again,’”Bontu Bekele Garba, wrote in a Facebook note on Feb. 6.

Meet Sadam Haska, founder and producer of the popular Oromo vine

Read more ...On Nov. 10, 2013 Sadam Haska, 23, started his popular Facebook-based Oromo Vine with a simple post: “Hey guys plz pass these to your friends.” The page now commands more than 6000 likes.

Ethiopia boots out "visiting" ODF delegation

Read more ...(OPride) -- A senior delegation of the Oromo Democratic Front (ODF) led by veteran Oromo leader, Lencho Lata, had been told to leave Ethiopia days after returning home to pursue peaceful struggle, the group said in a statement on Sunday.

Ethiopia decimating free press ahead of elections

Read more ...(OPride) Ethiopia's systematic repression and harassment of independent journalists has created a bleak media landscape ahead of the May 2015 elections, the Human Rights Watch (HRW) said in a report released on Wednesday.

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