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2017 Irreechaa Celebration in Pictures

The Oromo people once again gathered at Hora Harsadi? on October 1 2017 for Oromo Thanksgiving day. Unlike the previous year where hundreds lost lives when security forced opened fire on festival goers, this year’s celebration was largely peaceful.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Irreechaa Massacre in Pictures

The events leading to the massacre at Irreechaa Celebration as captured by amateur cameras.

Sunday October 2 2016, 6:00 a.m.
Oromos from across the country began streaming to Hora-Arsadi.
They were dressed in colorful cultural attires.
Sunday October 2 2016, 6:00 a.m.
Oromos from across the country began streaming to Hora-Arsadi.
They were dressed in colorful cultural attires.
Sunday October 2 2016, 6:00 a.m.
Oromos from across the country began streaming to Hora-Arsadi.
They were dressed in colorful cultural attires.
Sunday October 2 2016, 6:00 a.m.
Oromos from across the country began streaming to Hora-Arsadi.
They were dressed in colorful cultural attires.
Hora Arsadi was overflowing with spectators. 
There was a lake to the right and a ravine behind the crowd leading to a 2 meter deep ditch. 
Most people didn't know about this.
Sunday October 2 2016, 6:00 a.m.
Oromos from across the country began streaming to Hora-Arsadi.
They were dressed in colorful cultural attires.
The gov't brought its own cadre to bless the ceremony.
This was met with a fierce opposition.
The people asked for the elected Abba-Gadaa to bless the ceremony.
Everyone was frustrated by the bureaucracy.
A young man who was grabbed a microphone and chanted "Down Down TPLF!".
The crowd responded with great enthusiasm.
Sunday October 2 2016, 6:00 a.m.
Oromos from across the country began streaming to Hora-Arsadi.
They were dressed in colorful cultural attires.
Sunday October 2 2016, 6:00 a.m.
Oromos from across the country began streaming to Hora-Arsadi.
They were dressed in colorful cultural attires.
Sunday October 2 2016, 6:00 a.m.
Oromos from across the country began streaming to Hora-Arsadi.
They were dressed in colorful cultural attires.
Sunday October 2 2016, 6:00 a.m.
Oromos from across the country began streaming to Hora-Arsadi.
They were dressed in colorful cultural attires.
Sunday October 2 2016, 6:00 a.m.
Oromos from across the country began streaming to Hora-Arsadi.
They were dressed in colorful cultural attires.
Sunday October 2 2016, 6:00 a.m.
Oromos from across the country began streaming to Hora-Arsadi.
They were dressed in colorful cultural attires.


Afaan Oromoo dubbachuu fi barreessuu ilaalchisee maree geggeefame

Afaan Oromoo dubbachuu fi barreessuu danda’uuni mallattoo Oromummaa keessaa isa jalqabaati. Sabni keenya biyya hambaa jiraatu, keessumatti ijoolleen asitti dhalatani dandeetti kana kuufachuun baay’ee qormaata cimaa akka itti ta’u hin haalamu. Kanaafuu amma danda’ametti maatiinis ta’e hawaasni Oromoo ijoollee keenya barsiisuuf tattaaffii gochuu qabna.

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