Publications related to Oromo

Jun 23, 2017

UNPO Submits Report for Midterm Universal Periodic Review on Ethiopia

In 2013, UNPO’s report on the occasion of Ethiopia’s UPR underlined that both the Oromo and the Ogadeni suffer various forms of persecution in their attempts to practice their Constitutional rights to assembly and freedom of expression. It showed how peaceful demonstrations and protests were met with heavy-handed police action and arbitrary arrests. The report also underlined...

Jun 23, 2017

UNPO Submits Report for Midterm Universal Periodic...

Photo courtesy of Charles Roffey @Flickr.com On 23 June 2017, UNPO submitted a midterm report on Ethiopia to UPR Info, a non-governmental organisation dedicated to promoting the Universal Periodic Review...

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Mar 16, 2017

UNPO Releases Report on Human Rights in Ethio...

Ethiopia’s economy has been growing steadily in recent years, boasting a small emerging middle class and receiving continuously-increasing foreign investment. The country is seen as a key ally by...

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Sep 30, 2013

UNPO Submits Alternative Report On Ethiopia

    The Ogaden (left) and Oromo (right) flags.   On 16 September 2013, the UNPO submitted an alternative report to the Universal Periodic Review of Ethiopia, whose State report is up...

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Aug 03, 2011

UN Human Rights Committee Expresses Concern About...

Below is an article published by UNPO: Following its 102nd Session, the Human Rights Committee has issued a number of strong recommendations to both Ethiopia and Kazakhstan regarding their violations...

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Jul 13, 2011

UNPO And African Rights Monitor Participate In...

In cooperation with an informal coalition of African rights advocacy organizations, representatives from UNPO and African Rights Monitor (ARM) are in Geneva this week to observe and participate in the...

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Dec 22, 2010

UNPO Delegation Makes Impact At UN Forum

  22 December 2010   Two UNPO staff members led a delegation of over 20 representatives of 11 minority groups to participate in the Forum, which took place over the course of three days at...

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Jun 12, 2006

Oromo: Stop the violence against Oromo studen...

The fall of the communist regime of Mengistu in 1991 brought hope for the oppressed people of Ethiopia who had been longing for equality, justice, self-rule, and democracy. Such hope...

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Mar 12, 2006

Oromo: WS on Human Rights Violation in Oromia

COMMISSION ON HUMAN RIGHTS Sixty-second session Item 9 of the provisional agenda QUESTION OF THE VIOLATION OF HUMAN RIGHTS AND FUNDAMENTAL FREEDOMS IN ANY PART OF THE WORLD Written statement*...

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May 02, 2005

Oromo: Amnesty International urges Ethiopia to...

Untitled Document Ethiopia The 15 May 2005 elections and human rights - recommendations to the government, election observers and political parties 1. Introduction On 15...

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Mar 08, 2005

Oromo: Country Reports on Human Rights Practi...

Ethiopia continued its transition from a unitary to a federal system of government, under the leadership of Prime Minister Meles Zenawi. According to international and local observers, the...

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