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The journalists should never have spent a single day behind bars, and authorities should bring this ordeal to a close by dropping any pending investigations into their work and guaranteeing that they can do their jobs freely and safely.
The Kemant (also known as the “Qimant” or “Kimant”) are one of Ethiopia’s many distinct indigenous ethnic groups, and live in north-west Ethiopia in the… The post “There will be no more Kemant”: The Forgotten Voices of the Kemant People appeared first on OROMO LEGACY LEADERSHIP & ADVOCACY ASSOCIATION. click here to...
The situation currently facing millions of people in Ethiopia has been described as “the greatest humanitarian crisis of our time”. However, this harsh reality is… The post What Oromia Teaches Us About the Dark History of Hunger and Mass Displacement in Ethiopia appeared first on OROMO LEGACY LEADERSHIP & ADVOCACY ASSOCIATION. click...
Falls Church, Virginia (10/05/2021) – The Oromo Leadership Legacy and Advocacy Association (OLLAA) is gravely concerned at this weekend’s events, including the brutal treatment of… The post OLLAA CALLS FOR THE INTERNATIONAL COMMUNITY TO INVESTIGATE THE KILLING OF OROMO PROTESTERS AS ABIY IS SWORN IN FOR NEW FIVE YEAR TERM appeared first...
Falls Church, Virginia (10/01/2021) – OLLAA unequivocally condemns the decision of the Ethiopian government yesterday to expel senior 7 U.N. officials from the country on… The post OLLAA CONDEMNS THE EXPULSION OF SEVEN SENIOR U.N. OFFICIALS BY THE ETHIOPIAN GOVERNMENT AND CALLS FOR THE SAFETY OF ALL CIVILIANS PARTICIPATING IN THE SACRED...
On July 17, 2020, the Human Rights Council adopted Resolution 44/20, on the promotion and protection of human rights in the context of peaceful protests:… The post OLLAA Submits Inputs to UN Special Rapporteur on the Freedom of Peaceful Assembly and Association appeared first on Oromo Legacy Leadership And Advocacy Association. click...