Author Archive: Dalsan Bixi

OPRO Participates in the Seventeenth Session of the UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues (UNPFII)

Ogaden Peoples Rights Organisation delegates are currently taking part in the Seventeenth Session of the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues in New York. The theme of this year’s forum is on “Indigenous peoples’ collective rights to lands, territories and resources”.  On Item 10: Human rights. Dialogue with Victoria […]


OPRO takes part in The 16th session of the UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues (PFII)

The 16th Session of the Permanent Forum on indigenous issues began on 24th April and is set to finish on 5th May 2017 held at the UN Headquarters in New York. This year’s special theme is: “Tenth Anniversary of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples: measures […]


Ogaden Youth and Student Union Support Victims of Ogaden Famine

Ogaden Youth and Student Union (OYSU) branches across the globe have been active in fundraising for the victims of one of the worsts drought on record in East Africa. In the Ogaden region in particular, the situation is indeed dire. The outbreak of Cholera has already claimed the lives of […]


Urgent: Cholera kills over 300 in The Ogaden

The Ogaden region is currently experiencing one of the severest droughts alongside neighbouring Somalia and other surrounding countries. But due to the Ethiopian Government’s complete restriction of international media and NGOs, there is no telling just how severe the situation in the region really is nor the number of deaths […]


Corruption, Violence and Terror: Is the end of the TPLF in sight?

Commentators have referred to the recent uprisings in Ethiopia as an ‘upheaval’, but what this term implies, is that the violence and disruptions we have been witnessing in the country are somewhat sudden; something which is far removed from reality. What commentary has generally seemed to side-line is the reality […]



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