We, a coalition of Oromo advocacy and human rights organizations based in the United States, Canada and Europe with knowledge, lived experiences, and expertise in Ethiopian affairs, have called for inclusive ceasefire negotiations and substantive inclusive dialogue in the presence of international neutral observers since August 18, 2021. Read more...
Report 62, 24 April 2023. War on Oromia: Drone strikes, executions, killings and ethnic cleansing
Deaths have resulted from drone strikes on civilians in areas where OLA has support, executions by government security forces and killings by Amhara Region militia and Fano forces in acts of ethnic cleansing within and surrounding the Amhara Region. Read more
Press Release 7 March 2023. OLF leaders critically ill in unlawful detention.
At least seven top officials among dozens of imprisoned leaders of the Oromo Liberation Front (OLF) are critically ill. They have been held in abusive life-threatening conditions for over two years in defiance of more than six court orders for their release. Click here to read more.
Report 61. 25 January 2023. Abuse in Ethiopia and abuse in Egypt: a rock and a hard place. Accounts from 83 Oromo refugees in Cairo
Refugees describe human rights violations in Ethiopia by the Prosperity Party government of Abiy Ahmed, 2018-2022, and by the EPRDF, 1991-2018, their abuse in Egypt and en route. Click here to read more.
Press Release 8 September 2022: Pillaging and ethnic cleansing in Horo Guduru and East Wallega zones of Oromia Region by Fano and Amhara Region militia
Attacks in Horo Guduru on 30 August and 3 September kill over 75 innocent civilians. Click here to read full report.
Press Release 16 August 2022: Citizens pay the price as terror reigns in Oromia: Time for Western Foreign Policy on Ethiopia to change direction
Brothers Moti and Lammi Dhaba were shot dead on 4 August when visiting their parents in Guddinaa Calliyaa, Gida Ayana, E Wallega Click here to read more.
Report 60 2 August 2022 Death, destruction and detention in Oromia Disinformation: a hate crime and a tool of abuse
Hasan Anbese, one of 17 shot in Gambella city 14 June: executed because he spoke Oromo, read more
Oromo Coalition statement and video evidence.
Coalition statement on Tole; Amhara militia member says ‘killers were our own’; MP claims government responsible; Qellem Amhara support OLACoalition of Oromo Advocacy and Human Rights Groups ‘What Really Happened in the “Tole Massacre” in Western Ethiopia?’Video: Testimonials from Amhara Residents of Qellem Wallaga (source ONM)Video: Tole Amhara militia member says...
Press Release 5 July
Slaughter and Slander of Oromo intensifies with ‘Tole Massacre’: Mass executions of civilians by government forces in their campaign to defame and destroy the Oromo Liberation Army and its population base. Read full report
OSG condemns offensive against OLA and Oromo civilians
The Oromia Support Group, together with other global Oromo advocacy and human rights groups, 1 condemns unequivocally and completely the recently announced intensification of the Ethiopian government’s offensive against the Oromo Liberation Army (OLA) and, therefore and thereby, the Oromo people. Click here to read the full release