International News

XXI Session of the UNPO Presidency Convened in Stockholm

 On 28-29 April 2016, the city of Stockholm hosted the XXI Session of the UNPO Presidency, as well as a series of high-level activities to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the organization. Gathered at the ABF, Sweden’s iconic institution whose efforts in promoting democracy, diversity, justice and equality has influenced the […]


On Ethiopia’s Charges of Terrorism Against Political Leader

Press Statement John Kirby Assistant Secretary and Department Spokesperson, Bureau of Public Affairs Washington, DC April 29, 2016   The United States is deeply concerned by the Government of Ethiopia’s recent decision to file terrorism charges against Oromo Federalist Congress (OFC) First Vice-Chairman Bekele Gerba and others in the Oromia region who […]


Ogaden People’s Rights Organization participates the 31st regular session of the Human Rights Council & Appealed to halt the illegal Ogaden oil deal between Ethiopia, Djibouti and China.

  Ogaden People’s Rights Organization (OPRO) UNITED NATIONS  RIGHTS COUNCIL 31st regular session of the Human Rights Council (29 February to 24 March 2016). Palais des Nations. Geneva, Switzerland Appeal to halt the illegal Ogaden oil deal between Ethiopia, Djibouti and China. March 22, 2016 Ladies and gentlemen, We would […]


PAFD Releases Statement on Ethiopian Gas Deal with Djibouti and China

Last year Ethiopia signed an agreement with Chinese investors and Djibouti on leasing vast amount of Ogaden land for natural gas exploitation. The multi-billion dollar project, which aims to exploit natural gas from the Ogaden region and export it to China via a pipeline, will be built between the region […]


Coping with Oppression in Canada, Guatemala, Ethiopia,

Ethiopia: the Ethiopian government continues to enjoy U.S. favour as it sacrifices the security of its peoples to corporate uses. Severe oppression of Ogadeni and the Oromo peoples, continues. The booming economy and its development are powered by Ethiopia’s tactical and military uses to the U.S. and the coining of […]


UNPO Welcomes New Member, District of Columbia

UNPO presidency Accepts Washington DC membership at Palace of Justice in Brussels. Washington DC is requesting the right of self-determination from USA Congress for statehood. The USA government does not detain or shoot Washington DC State campaigners like governments other UNPO members are complaining about, however a right denied is in Washington DC is as painful as a right denied to other disenfranchised members of UNPO.


Senator Paul Strauss Applies for Washington DC Admission to UNPO

Taxation without representation in Washington DC is no longer a concern only for Washington DC residents. Forty-four other nations are also adopting that battle cry!, standing by their new found cause-mates in America.


Thousands of Somalis detained in Ethiopia and Ogaden on the pretext of Security for Obama’s visit

Saturday, July 11, 2015 Reporters in Ogaden and Addis Ababa have reported that the Ethiopian security in Addis Ababa and other towns in Ethiopia are rounding thousands of Somalis regardless of being from Ogaden, Djibouti or Somalia and are detaining them, claiming that all Somalis are a threat to the […]


Ethiopia’s May 24 Parliamentary and Regional Elections

Press Statement Marie Harf Deputy Department Spokesperson, Office of the Spokesperson Washington, DC May 27, 2015 The United States commends the people of Ethiopia for their civic participation in generally peaceful parliamentary and regional elections on May 24. We acknowledge the National Electoral Board’s organizational efforts and the African Union’s […]


The United States’ irresponsible praise of Ethiopia’s regime

By Editorial Board April 30 ETHIOPIA’S ELECTIONS, scheduled for May 24, are shaping up to be anything but democratic. A country that has often been held up as a poster child for development has been stifling civic freedoms and systematically cracking down on independent journalism for several years. It was […]



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