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Transcript: Mohammed Ademo's testimony at the Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission

Transcript: Mohammed Ademo's testimony at the Tom Lantos Human Rights Commi…

Testimony of Mohammed Ademo,   journalist, editor, and founder of OPride.com   As prepared for delivery April 19, 2016

28-04-2016 Opride Contributors

Hassen Hussein: Ruminations on #OromoProtests

Hassen Hussein: Ruminations on #OromoProtests

#OromoProtests an indomitable spirit Battered, bruised, and bleeding Profusely;  Detained, maimed, and gunned  Pulled one-by-one or in droves From homes, farms, factories, villages, offices, dormitories, towns, and all Like one collects ripe oranges from an old tree And yet unbeaten.

24-04-2016 Opride Contributors

Horn of Africa News

Remembering artist Admasu Birhanu Magarsa

Remembering artist Admasu Birhanu Magarsa

(OPride) — There is a popular Oromo ballad about death. It goes something like this: Kan sodaanussoo du’aa, kan hin oolleesso du’aa, meaning we fear death but it is something no one can escape from.

17-02-2016 | Horn of Africa News

Ethiopia must stop use of anti-terror law to curtail legitimate dissent

Ethiopia must stop use of anti-terror law to curtail legitimate dissent

(OPride) — Ethiopia must revise its controversial and flawed anti-terrorism proclamation and stop its routine application to stifle free expression and political dissent, the Oakland Institute and the Environmental Defender Law Center said in a new legal brief. “Ethiopia’s anti-terrorism law is premised on an extremely broad and vague definition...

21-01-2016 | Horn of Africa News

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