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Oromia Regional State

Addis Abeba, June 30/2020 – At least seven people were killed by bullet in Adama city, some 100 km east of Addis Abeba, and one of Oromia region’s largest city, Chiro town, in eastern Ethiopia in Oromia after protests have erupted in several parts of the region following last night’s …

Addis Abeba, May 29/2020 – In a joint statement released by opposition parties Oromo Liberation Front (OLF) and Oromo Federalist Congress (OFC) on Amnesty International’s Report, the parties urged “the federal and regional authorities to take the report by Amnesty International seriously, heed the recommendations put forth and promptly reverse …

By Terje Østebø @tostebo Addis Abeba, May 26/2020 – The Qeerroo movement emerged as a significant political actor in the course of the Oromo protest, and has since then followed a complex trajectory. Starting off as a massive opposition movement, it became instrumental in the transition that brought PM Abiy …