አዳዲስ ክስተቶች 

Note: This observation analyzes the current political affairs in Ethiopia and the stare down between OPDO, TPLF and the military.  It was posted on Dr Dereje Gerafa Tullu’s FB Page on 29 October 2017. The post is slightly edited (mostly formatting for better readability) ዕይታ 1: ኦህዲድ ውስጥ ከዚህ በኃላ operation አካሂዶ አንዱን ጥሎ አንዱን ማንገስ እጅግ ከባድ ደረጃ ላይ ደርሷል።ከዚህ በኃላ አይቻልም ባይባልም ይህንን ኦፕሬሽን ኦህዲድ ውስጥ ከመሞከር ህወሃት ውስጥ መሞከር ይቀላል።ይህ ማለት አንድ ሁለት የኦህዲድ አመራር አባላት የማፈንገጥ ፍላጎት ወይም የተለመደውን የመላላክ አባዜ አይኖራቸውም ማለት አይደለም።አሁን ኦህዲድ ውስጥ…

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ይድረስ ለአምባገነን ነፍስ ገዳዮች!!

ሞቲ ቢያ (Gemechu Melka) ወገን በመደበኛ ጦር በአደባባይ ይገደላል። ሕዝብ ያላቅሳል። ድንበር ይጣሳል። የሚገድል ድርጅት ይወደሳል። ቃላት መግለፅ የማይችለው እብሪት ከገደቡ አልፎአል። ግፍ ገደቡን ጥሶአል። ከባዶ እግር ነፃ ባወጣችሁና ባለቢሊዮኔሮች ባደረጋችሁ ሀዝብ ላይ መዝመቱን መርጣችሁአል። እንዲህም ሆኖ እባካችሁ አንድን እውነት እወቁ። ከእንግዲህ እንደ ተለመደው እያወናበዱ መቀጠል አይቻልም። የጦር መሣሪያ ብዛት፣ የሠራዊት ጋጋታ ጊዜያዊ መሆኑን ለእናንተ መንገር አያስፈልግም። ጦርነት የጀመራችሁት ከማን ጋር እንደሆነ የተገነዘባችሁ አይመስልም። የኦሮሚያ ሕዝብ የኢምፓየርቱ ብዙሃን ሕዝብ ነው። የሀገርቱ እምብርት ነው። የኢኮኖሚ ሃይል ነው። ጀግና ሕዝብ ነው። በተለይ የአሁኑ ጊዜ ጦርነት ከዚህ ቀደም ከአሸነፋችሁት፣ ከሀገር ካባረራችሁት ወገን ጋር የምታካሄዱ…

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‘THE BOY WITH A STONE’

Note: This is first posted on Tsegaye Ararsa’s FB page. People have been wondering about who this boy is and what his story is. ‘The Boy with a Stone’ is C.B. (name abbreviated for the sake of his safety–if at all he is safe even now!). He is a fourteen-years old lad from Awwaaro. I gather that he is a student of Grade 7. He supports himself by selling sugarcane in the town. Reports have it that he is an outstanding student, too. His fearless walk towards the armored military…

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Heroes of Grand Irreecha 2017 Celebration!

This article was published on Dr. Berhanemeskel Segni’s facebook page on 04 October 2017. Four Major Heroes and the Heroines of Grand Irreecha 2017 Thanksgiving Holiday! 1. The Esteemed and the Most Honorable Abbaa Gadaa Beyene Senbato! The unmistakable and undisputed hero of Irreecha 2017 Thanksgiving Celebration is the visionary, brave and wise leader of all the Oromo people and the leader of the Oromia Abbaa Gadaa Council. He is the Esteemed and the Honorable Abbaa Gadaa Beyene Senbato! He is the architect of all the success and victory of…

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Losers of Grand Irreecha 2017 Celebration!

This article was published on Dr. Berhanemeskel Segni’s?facebook page on 04 October 2017. Five Major Institutional Losers of Grand Irreecha 2017 Thanksgiving Celebration! Admittedly, I am not good in writing obituary for the losers to nurse their wounds. But, I will list them for our people to notice the obvious; and the international community to take note of the forces of evil and instability who betrayed the Oromo people, half of the Ethiopian population, to destabilize and undermine the equitable, fair and sustainable development of all Ethiopians by institutionalizing policy…

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Thoughts on the mass murder at Irreecha 2016

Note – This article was published on the Facebook page of Dr. Berhanemeskel Segni which was posted on October 3 2016, a day after more than 600 Oromo festivalgoers were murdered in cold blood at Hora Harsadi. Please note that the article is slightly formatted and supporting pictures have been included. There is no ambiguity that the Massacre at the 2016 Irreecha (Thanksgiving) Celebration in Bushoftu city where over 500 Oromo nationals are reportedly killed by the Ethiopian government forces was premeditated and preplanned! In a campaign of disinformation, whitewashing,…

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The interest that is not ‘special’

This commentary was first published on January 18 2017 on the online version of Addis Standard . The author, Dr. Tsegaye R. Ararssa of Melbourne Law School may be reached at?tsegayer@gmail.com. When Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn?indicated last weekthat a draft law was prepared on the ?special interest? of Oromia in Finfinnee (aka Addis Abeba), discussions have resurfaced on the issue of the status of the city and its relations with Oromia. Last week, I had the privilege of discussing the matter in a couple of radio interviews where, inter alia,…

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OROMO PROTESTS: Marking The Next Ethiopian Political Chapter

By: Henok Gabisa Effective December 15, the Oromo nation has fallen under the administrative jurisdiction of a ?Command Post?, an entity chaired by the Prime Minister Hailemariam Dessalegn. ?Counter-Terrorism Task Force?, which is assembled for this particular purpose is also deployed. It remains a major legal question whether the ?military administration? constitutes the same effect as declaration of emergency situation-executive decree which should have followed a procedure of its own as under article 93 of the constitution. However, as of now, what we know is that the inception of the…

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