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UNPO's XII General Assembly Adopts Oromo Resolution

On 3 July 2015, representatives of the Oromo Liberation Front (OLF) presented their resolution to UNPO’s XII General Assembly, affirming their abhorrence of the current situation for Oromo people in Ethiopia, and expressing their desire for more genuine democracy, greater involvement from the international community, and an end to state-sponsored violence. 1,709 more words

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The Oromo Liberation Front (OLF) was established in 1973/1974 by Oromo nationalists in the heart of Oromia, Finfinne (Addis Ababa) to exercise the Oromo people’s inalienable right to national self-determination to terminate a century of oppression and exploitation, and to form independent republic of Oromia, or where possible, a political union with other peoples based on equality, respect for mutual interests and the principle of voluntary association. 1,497 more words


Chinese Bolsheviks in the Russian revolution – and an old slander that echoes down the generations

A friend who is of Ukrainian ancestry, and who supports  the right of Ukraine to be free from the boot of Russian militarism, as I do, recently shared with me… 2,697 more words

Class Struggle

Oromia: QEERROO: Adeemsi Qabsoo Qeerroo Bilisummaa Oromoo Adeemsa Qabsoo Jaarraa 21ffaati!

Adeemsi Qabsoo Qeerroo Bilisummaa Oromoo Adeemsa Qabsoo Jaarraa 21ffaati!

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June 18, 2015 By Qeerroo

Waxabajjii  18, 2015 Finfinnee

Oromoon erga Oromiyaa dhabdee, mirga, bilisummaafi demokiraasummaa isiis walumaani dhabde. 437 more words


Voices: Traveling to Africa? Think twice about using the word ‘tribe’ By McKenzie Powell, Ohio University

Please do not call the Oromo people (the Oromians) a tribe and by extension all African  nations and nationalities:

You know Why?

Read the following: What Achebe wrote referring to his Igbo people is equally applicable to the Oromo. 1,237 more words

African Studies

Origins of the working class in New Zealand

The modern proletariat is a propertyless class. Evicted from the land, dispossessed of the means of life, the proletarians are thereby compelled, under threat of starvation, to sell their labour-power to the owners of the means of production, the capitalists, in return for a wage. 5,162 more words

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The many claimants to the political legacy of Thomas Sankara

(Last in a series based on a visit to West Africa in December and January)
At various locations in Ouagadougou, capital of Burkina Faso, there are monuments to the achievements of the Burkinabè revolution of 1983-87, led by Thomas Sankara, which mobilised the workers and peasants of that country to tackle the problems of economic backwardness and imperialist domination. 2,235 more words

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