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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 […]

 
 

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 […]

 
 

Press Briefing Notes on Ethiopia and Guatemala, October 2016

  Spokesperson for the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights: Rupert Colville Location: Geneva Date: 7 October 2016 Subject: (1) Ethiopia & (2) Guatemala (1) Ethiopia There has been increasing unrest in several towns in the Oromia region, south east of Addis Ababa, since last Sunday when many people died […]

 
 

ONLF and UNPO Condemn Gruesome Massacre of Civilians by Ethiopian Army in Ogaden Village

Unrepresented Nations and Peoples Organization (UNPO) June 8, 2016 The Ogaden National Liberation Front (ONLF), in a press release, has condemned in the strongest terms a massacre perpetrated by the Ethiopian army against civilians in a village in the Ogaden region, and called on the international community to likewise condemn […]

 
 

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 […]

 
 

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 […]

 
 

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.

 
 

UNPO Welcomes the Founding of Peoples Alliance for Freedom and Democracy

Through diplomatic, advocacy and awareness campaigns, the PAFD will foster favourable conditions for achieving a peaceful and orderly transfer of power to the peoples by engaging representatives of all the different nationalities and other stakeholders committed to genuine democracy.

 
 

XII UNPO General Assembly – General Resolution

XII Session of the UNPO General Assembly General Resolution On the occasion of the XII Session of the UNPO General Assembly, the following general resolution was adopted on 4 July 20l5 in Brussels, Belgium: Preamble Expressing its solidarity with UNPO Members and other victims of oppression, violence and discrimination who […]

 
 

Justice, Freedom and Equality for Majenger and all Nilotic People of Ethiopia

 Gambella Nilotes United Movement/Army Press Release May 22nd 2015, Gambella  “JUSTICE, FREEDOM AND EQUALITY FOR MAJENGER AND ALL NILOTIC PEOPLE OF ETHIOPIA”  Gambella Nilotes United Movement (GNUM) strongly condemns the TPLF/EPRDF killings of the Mezenger people of Southwest Ethiopia. The massacre of Mezenger people has now escalated and spread to […]

 
 
 
 
 

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