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Oromia: Appeal Letter of Oromo Students of Jimma University

Appeal Letter of Oromo Students of Jimma University

To: The Administration of Jimma University

Jimma

March 2, 2015

We, the Oromo students of Jimma University, are deeply disturbed by the multifaceted repression, subjugation, political marginalization, economic exploitation, and mass and indiscriminate killings that the Oromo people are subjected to by the current TPLF/EPRDF government and profoundly distressed by the endless insults, harassment and humiliations we are facing from the remnants of the old and neo-nafxanyas (gun carriers who settled on our land by force) here in our university and in the Ethiopian empire at large. 1,858 more words

Oromia

Oromia: URGENT APPEAL TO INTERNATIONAL COMMUNITY AND HUMAN RIGHTS ADVOCATES #Oromo Refugee Community Welfare Association, Kenya

URGENT APPEAL TO INTERNATIONAL COMMUNITY AND HUMAN RIGHTS ADVOCATES

Oromo Refugee Community Welfare Association, Kenya 

The Oromo Refugee Community Welfare Association is a registered organization under the Societies Act at Registrar of Societies in Kenya. 1,704 more words

African Studies

Oromo: Torture survivor inspired by Elie Wiesel’s ‘Night’

Torture survivor inspired by Elie Wiesel’s ‘Night’

By Feyera Negera Sobokssa*

February 10, 2015 (Washington Jewish Week) — I am a torture survivor who was persecuted by the government of Ethiopia because I was advocating for the Oromo ethnic group in the country. 951 more words

African Studies

Sexual violence with special emphasis on sexual aggression in Oromia State in Ethiopia. #Oromo. #Ogaden. #Africa

Sexual violence with special emphasis on sexual aggression in Oromia Regional State in Ethiopia*

By Dr. Baro Keno | February 6, 2015

Love and Honour for our living and fallen heroes who resisted any barbarian act against Oromo nation  4,524 more words

African Studies

Was Kosovo’s declaration of independence legitimate?

This is another bit of coursework from my postgrad. I hope this does article does not offend anyone. I understand that the topic of Kosovo’s independence can potentially evoke highly emotive responses. 4,738 more words

International Intervention

Has nationalism made comtemporary wars of intervention problematic?

This first post is a short paper I have written while at uni. It explains why it’s written so formally but maybe it’s still a good read.  1,795 more words

International Intervention