From Jan. 2012: Finfinnee University Students Demand Oromo Rights in Finfinnee

The following demands of the Oromo Students @ Finfinnee University were made public in January 2012; none of the demands of the students have been answered by the Ethiopian regime. Rather than responding to the nonviolent/peaceful demands of the Oromo students, TPLF has resorted to thuggish provocation and violence.

(January 15, 2012 – SBO) – Finfinnee University students have demanded Oromo rights in Finfinnee, including statues in Finfinnee for Oromo nationalist martyrs, according to a report by SBO. Finfinnee is the capital of Oromiyaa, as well as the political capital of Africa. The Oromo is the largest nation in the Horn of Africa and Ethiopia, but a nation politically and economically marginalized and repressed for the last 120 years in its own homeland, Oromia.

The statue in the following videos is a sample design for the Oromo hero Gen. Taaddasaa Birruu in a proposedOromo Culture and History Heritage Park in Finfinnee; it was designed by a contributor. Gen. Taaddasaa was an Oromo nationalist freedom fighter, and he was executed by the Derg in 1975.



Unity of Oromo Struggle is a priority The Oromo want dignity, self-expression, and self-governance. The Oromo want their voices to be heard. The Oromo want sovereignty They want to live together at peace with their neighbors, who themselves also live in freedom exercising their own sovereignty.The struggle for independence will continue until the Oromo question gets proper and just response. A well organized liberation struggle and the spirit of Oromummaa will save the nation’s unity and identity from later day detractors. Long Live Free Oromiyaa!!Down with Colonial forces and their lackeys!!

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