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Ethiopia's crackdown and use of lethal force against Oromo protests 'unprecedented,' says HRW

Ethiopia's crackdown and use of lethal force against Oromo protests 'unprec…

(OPride) — Ethiopian security forces have repeatedly used excessive and unnecessary lethal force, including live ammunitions, for crowd control against peaceful protesters in the Oromia region, killing more than 400 people during months of popular and widespread protests that began in November 2015, Human Rights Watch (HRW) said in a...

16-06-2016 | 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

Opinion

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

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