Ethiopian opposition leader says terror charges are politically motivated

Financial Times by Andres Schipani A leading Ethiopian opposition politician and media entrepreneur has rejected charges of terrorism brought against him as politically motivated.

Oolmaa Dhaddachaa Iyyannoo Mirga Hidhamtummaa Jawaar Mohammad fi Obbo Baqqalaa Garbaa 9/15/20

OMN: (Fulbaana 15, 2020) Oolmaa Dhaddachaa Iyyannoo Mirga Hidhamtummaa Jawaar Mohammad fi Obbo Baqqalaa Garbaa --- Dhaddacha har'aa kanarratti, ajajni mana murtiitii kennamu bulchiinsa mana hidhaa biratti hojiitti...

Youth Lead Summer of Oromo Protests in Minnesota

Unicorn Riot by Niko Georgiades & Jenn Schreiter Saint Paul, MN – On June 29, famed Oromo singer and activist Hachalu Hundessa was assassinated in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, sparking...

Jawar Mohammed Courtroom Statement at the Federal First Instant Court: September 8, 2020

We struggled throughout our life for justice. As a result, we are seeing judges who are promising about our justice system. However, this change should reach the district and local levels. We...

Jawar Mohammed’s Statement at Court-Hearing on September 4, 2020

“Here, our worry is not merely personal concern, rather we worry about the justice system of this country. Hence, I am not speaking of the judge only. With us the second person...

U.S. Senators demand legal rights for Oromo men detained in Ethiopia. Family members in Minnesota worry and wait for charges

Sahan Journal by Sheila Regan Minnesota U.S. Senators Tina Smith and Amy Klobuchar have asked the U.S. State Department to put pressure on the government of Ethiopia to release...

Smith, Klobuchar Statements on Detention of Misha Chiri and Jawar Mohammed in Ethiopia

MINNEAPOLIS — U.S. Senators Tina Smith and Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.) released the following statements on the detention of two members of the Oromo community from Minnesota, Misha Chiri and Jawar Mohammed, who are still in...