Unrest in Ethiopia: the ultimate warning shot?

Oromo killed
RENÉ LEFORT 2 February 2016, (opendemocracy.net) The culture of power is one of centralisation. But real federalism couldn’t be beyond reach. Oromya shows that it is becoming an absolute requirement. The Tigray Peoples Liberation Front (TPLF), the strongest component of the ruling coalition, from the middle of 2014 has faced the highest level of Tigrean popular discontent since its inception 40...

Oromo Protests: The ultimate warning shot?

By René Lefort – OpenDemocracy The culture of power is one of centralisation. But real federalism couldn’t be beyond reach. Oromya shows that it is becoming an absolute requirement. The Tigray Peoples Liberation Front (TPLF), the strongest component of the ruling coalition, from the middle of 2014 has faced the highest level of Tigrean popular discontent since its inception 40 years...

Oromo resistance against TPLF fascism and the involvement of other nation states

Oromo people aggressively pushing the libration from TPLF fascism in Ethiopia. The current struggle has been started in mid November 2015 and still ongoing in the entire Oromia. The people are determined more than ever, and the fascist group continue killing, rapping, abducting and mass jailing. The group killed at least 200 Oromo from all walks of life: farmers,...

Inside Ethiopia’s Self-Defeating Crackdown on Oromo Musicians

Author: Endalk, Freemuse and Global Voices While journalists and bloggers remain the primary targets of state repression in Ethiopia, musicians that don't jive with state propaganda also take the heat. Hawi Tezera, an ethnic Oromo singer, was reportedly beaten, arrested, released and then rearrested in the space of just seven days by government security forces in connection with her song about ongoing protests in Oromia, a southern...

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