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OLLAA has received a credible report regarding the detention of Chaltu Asfaw Dhugama, a 29 year old Oromo women’s rights advocate, who was arrested on… The post The Detention of a Woman Who Devoted Her Life to Helping Others appeared first on OROMO LEGACY LEADERSHIP & ADVOCACY ASSOCIATION. click here to read...
Following recent reports that Bate Urgessa, the Head of OLF public relations, had been diagnosed with Hepatitis B after being detained without charges for close… The post Detained for a Year, Brutalized, and in Urgent Need of Medical Care appeared first on OROMO LEGACY LEADERSHIP & ADVOCACY ASSOCIATION. click here to read...
OLLAA has recently spoken to the wife of Amir Aman Kiyaro, a 30 year-old Associated Press  journalist who was arrested and detained for his reporting… The post 100 Days of Injustice: The Detention of a Young, Brave Journalist appeared first on OROMO LEGACY LEADERSHIP & ADVOCACY ASSOCIATION. click here to read original...
This is the third installment in our series on Oromo migrants and refugees in Yemen. Here we delve into the dark history behind the route… The post Along the Eastern Route: In the Footsteps of Ethiopia’s Forgotten Slaves appeared first on OROMO LEGACY LEADERSHIP & ADVOCACY ASSOCIATION. click here to read original...
OLLAA has received a credible report regarding the forced displacement of Abdulloo Yuyaa, a 60 year old farmer, and his family from Sibu Sire district,… The post The Forced Displacement of an Elderly Farmer appeared first on OROMO LEGACY LEADERSHIP & ADVOCACY ASSOCIATION. click here to read original article...
Falls Church, Virginia (02/16/2022) – On February 15, 2022, Ethiopia’s parliament voted to lift the nationwide state of emergency that had been declared in November… The post ETHIOPIAN GOVERNMENT LIFTS STATE OF EMERGENCY DECLARED IN NOVEMBER 2021 appeared first on OROMO LEGACY LEADERSHIP & ADVOCACY ASSOCIATION. click here to read original article...
OLLAA has received a credible report  regarding the arbitrary detention and inhuman treatment of Mr. Salloo Moluu Waqoo, a farmer and well-known herbalist in Gobicha,… The post The Arbitrary Detention of an Herbalist appeared first on OROMO LEGACY LEADERSHIP & ADVOCACY ASSOCIATION. click here to read original article...
Introduction The Ethiopian Human Rights Commission (EHRC) is a National Human Rights Institution (NHRI) that was established in 2000.  It has a mandate for the… The post It’s Time for the International Community to Denounce the Ethiopian Human Rights Commission appeared first on OROMO LEGACY LEADERSHIP & ADVOCACY ASSOCIATION. click here to...
According to a report by Oromia 11, on January 18th, Mr. Tariku Itinnaa was killed by members of the Oromia police in the West Wollega… The post The Extrajudicial Execution of Tariku Itinnaa appeared first on OROMO LEGACY LEADERSHIP & ADVOCACY ASSOCIATION. click here to read original article...