OGF letter to Senators Amy Klobuchar and Tina Smith

We, the undersigned members of Oromia Global Forum (OGF), consisting of 41 Oromo Civic, Human Rights, and Religious organizations, are writing to express our PROFOUND GRATITUDE for taking time out of your busy schedule to call for a due process for two incarcerated Minnesotans, Jawar Mohammed and Misha Adam Chiri, and to express your concerns on the direction Dr. Abiy Ahmed’s administration is taking Ethiopia.

OGF letter to Project Syndicate objecting the inclusion of an undeserving speaker, Abiy Ahmed

OGF letter to Project Syndicate objecting the inclusion of an undeserving speaker, Abiy Ahmed, as a speaker at The Green Recovery virtual event, 16-17 September 2020. Climate change is no longer science fiction but the most consequential human activity-caused episode challenging our very existence. If we fail to take drastic actions today to decelerate or reverse the deteriorating trend, it is no longer if, but when the continued survival of life on earth as we know it will cease to exist.

Oromo singer and song writer Hachalu Hundessa

Following the assassination of the popular Oromo singer and song writer Hachalu Hundessa on 29 June 2020, a confusion as to who killed him, and where and how his body was to be put to rest ensued. The government of Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed intervened in the decision of the family and friends about Hachalu’s final resting place and timing.

Aadaa Uummata Walaayittaa

We, the members of Oromia Global Forum (OGF) condemn in the strongest possible term the brutal killings and atrocities committed against the people of Wolaita by the Ethiopian government security forces for peacefully demanding their right to form their own administrative regional state, a right that is enshrined in the constitution of the country.

Odaa tree

Oromia Global Forum is a global alliance of Oromo Civic, Professional, and Faith-Based Organizations and individual proponents of Human Rights, residing in North America, Europe, Australia, Asia and Africa. Our mission is to enhance Oromo unity, discuss, analyze and deliberate on man-made and natural disasters as well as human rights abuses plaguing the Oromo nation, and design and deploy strategies and interventions to mitigate the plights of our people.

Waraana Bilisummaa Oromoo (WBO)

Sochii fi tarkaanfii WBO fi Qeerroo Bilisummaa Oromoo Giddu-galaa fi Lixa Oromiyaa keessatti. Ajjeechaa suukanneessaa, Giddu-gala Oromiyaa, Ona Jalduu keessatti, Qeerroo Oromoo ganna 19lii irratti Poolisoota Humna Addaa MKIIn raawwatame.

Prof. Asaffaa Jaallataa

Oromoon biyya akkamii fi sirna akkamii ijaarrachuuf qabsaa’aa jira? Qabsoo Bilisummaa Oromoo maaltu gufachiise? Uummatni Oromoo biyya isaa Oromiyaa walaba taate ijaarrachuu fi bilisummaa mataa isaa dhugoomfachuuf maal gochuu qaba?...