Daily Archives: November 7, 2016

Tough moments always call for tougher measures

By Yaadasaa Badhaasaa Kutuu*

Folks it’s clear the oppression and suffering of our people back in Oromia has completely changed its phase from from the traditional one by one extrajudicial killings to a complete ethnic cleansing phase. We have seen and always lived with low scale killings here and there under this dictatorship regime. But now it’s different it’s entirely different phase, the game is transformed in to an Ethnic cleansing on general Oromo and particularly the youth who are at the risk of extermination.

The amount of energy and initiation to look for solution has to match the level of danger we are in as a nation.Tough moments always call for tougher measures. Albert Anstien said, “You can’t expect different result, by doing the same thing over and over and over again.”  “Badiisa hamaa keessa jira, walgahii fi TV fi radio irraa bookkisuu qofaan Ajjeechaa Hamaa fi sukkanneessaa Tigreen Oromo irraan gahaa jirtu dhaabu hin dandeenyu.” Let stop fake and superficial solutions and start looking for real answers. Adios!

Source: Tough moments always call for tougher measures

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Advocacy for Oromia and other refugee communities met with the UN Special Rapporteur for the Human Rights of Migrants

(Advocacy for Oromia, 7 November 2016) On the 6th of November 2016, Oromia Support Group Australia, Advocacy for Oromia and other refugee communities met with the UN Special Rapporteur for the Human Rights of Migrants.

The aim of the meeting was to raise concerns and suggestions on Australia’s refugee policies at Refugee Council of Australia.

The Special Rapporteur is the head UN individual who is responsible for investigating, monitoring and advocating for specific human rights problems for migrants (including refugees and asylum seekers).

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Oromia Support Group Australia, Advocacy for Oromia and other refugee communities met with the UN Special Rapporteur for the Human Rights of Migrants, Photo Credit-Refugee Council of Australia (RCOA)