Oromo refugees in crises
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Oromo refugees fleeing Zenawi’s state-sponsored terrorism in Oromia are currently facing more crises in Yemen and North Africa due to the conditions in those countries. Since the military occupation of Oromia in 1991 by Zenawi’s TPLF forces, thousands of Oromos have been forced to flee to neighboring countries in the region. Here are the latest news headlines on Oromo refugees in the Horn of Africa, Yemen and North Africa.
It’s especially saddening for refugees to be affected by internal crises of their temporary host countries; in 2008 Mrs. Nadifo Gababa, who fled away from her home in fear of persecutions, found herself and her family internally displaced in Kenya, which was wrecked by post-election violence. Her son asked her: “Mum, were we meant to suffer all our lives?” How would have you responded to this question?
We, the undersigned, are demanding answers from UNHCR’s office in Yemen whom has decided not to protect Oromo refugees. Since July 3rd, 2011, UNHCR has called out Yemen security to forcibly remove 600 Oromo refugees protesting the inhumane conditions they face with UNHCR refusing to provide adequate protection. Read More »»»
Yemen: Refugees Need Protections; Not Punishment July 6, 2011
Iyyannaa Baqattoota Oromoo Yaman – 3ffaa July 2, 2011
“Biyya Yemen keessatti, nurrallee sareetu kabajaa qaba” June 26, 2011
Oromo Refugees on World Refugee Day 2011 June 20, 2011
Iyyannaa Baqattoota Oromoo Yaman June 20, 2011
Baqattoonni 10 Qilleensa Dhabuun Ukkaamamanii Dhuman June 06, 2011
The Urgent Call from Oromo Refugees in Yemen June 06, 2011
Death on the Mediterranean May 14, 2011
Single Mom Finds Her Strength at a Refugee Camp May 8, 2011