The Oromo will be seen and heard – signed Feyisa Lilesa

By Zecharias Zelalem |||

Athlete Feyisa Lilesa’s brave transmission of the Oromo protests movement symbol to a global audience watching the Rio Olympics on August 21 delivered a stinging jab into the face of the century old image of a “proper and well behaved” Oromo.… Read More The Oromo will be seen and heard – signed Feyisa Lilesa

SECESSION OR AUTONOMY: Two cents from one Oromo

First of all, as a disclaimer, I am just an ordinary Oromo. I don’t speak for the great Oromo nation nor do I seek any personal fame, power or leadership position in the Oromo society. If my people overwhelmingly voted for me to be in such a lofty position, I would only consider it after knowing I had both their consent and blessing to undertake such a tedious task. … Read More SECESSION OR AUTONOMY: Two cents from one Oromo