(OLF News, May 31, 2009) OLF News Correspondent reported from Finfinnee (Addis Ababa) that once again Wayyaanee orchestrated a conflict between Oromos and other ethno-national groups, this time between Oromos and Sidamas in the north eastern side of Awasaa town at a place known as Shelloo in which altogether 100 people have been killed from both sides several others have been wounded. It is to be recalled that OLF News has warned on May 20, 2009 that another Wayyaanee invented conflict is in the making between Sidamas and Oromos. OLF News warning has now become true.
The Oromo Liberation Front (OLF), and the Sidama Liberation Front (SLF) and elders of both Oromos and Sidamas warned that the Oromo and Sidama population should not get into the trap of Wayyaanee-TPLF regime and should resolve their minor differences by negotiations and focus on their common enemy, which is the TPLF racist and fascist regime.
On several occasions over the last 18 or so years during the current administration different clans of the same Oromo communities such as Borana and Gabra, Borana and Guji, Borana and Gari have fought deadly, due to conflicts cooked by the TPLF regime, in which several people died from both and sides property has been destroyed in a massive scale. Moreover, there have been repeated incidents of conflict between Oromos and other people neighboring Oromia such as the Oromo and Somali, Oromo and Sidama, Oromo and Afar, Oromo and Harari, Oromo and Amhara, Oromo and Benishangul, Oromo and Gumuz, last week alone two rounds of conflict between Afar and Oromo, and this time another round of conflict between Oromos and Sidamas.OLF News
Another TPLF Invented Conflict Between Afar and Karrayyuu Oromo: 21 Dead From Both Sides
(OLF News, May 29, 2009) OLF news correspondent reported from Finfinnee (Addis Ababa) that another conflict, between Afar and Karrayyuu Oromo ethno-national groups, orchestrated by the cadres of the Tigrai dominated illegitimate regime of Meles Zenawi have taken 21 lives. It is to be recalled that OLF News has reported very recently on May 20, 2009 that a similar TPLF concocted conflict between Oromo, Afar, and Argobbaa has taken 14 lives around the same area of Eastern Shoa zone at a place called Summaa Dhangaddi.
The current deadly conflict is reported to have taken place at different places in Fantallee District of Eastern Shoa zone in which all in all 21 died from both sides instantly. In one such conflict alone which took place in the village of Haroo Qarsaa at a place called Hallam 13 people died from both sides. The number of those who have been injured is unknown. In addition to loss of lives, it is reported that a great deal of property is destroyed by the conflict.
The conflict is said to have started when the TPLF cadres went to the Afars and agitated them to chase the Karrayyuu Oromos from their land and confiscate their land and their property. The type of military equipment used by the Afar side is reported to have been heavy automatic weapons which individuals can not have in their own indicating that the forces of the regime not only armed the Afars but also have been fighting with Karrayyuu Oromos siding the Afars.
In related news, a similar conflict between Guji Oromos and Sidamas orchestrated by cadres of the regime is also reported to have taken the lives of 100 people. Stay tuned with OLF News for the details of this news.