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THE ANIMAL SPIRITS February 28, 2016

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The resources are scarce in comparison to our never ending wants andEconomics is concerned with the ‘rational’ management of these resources that have alternate uses to maximise the gains at both micro-macro level.

There are several economic models that have been developed that have distinct characteristics and unique features. Adam Smith’s Capitalist model, the one where the market forces of demand and supply move freely to determine the Equilibrium level represents an ideal system of want origin and its satisfaction in the perfect sense. Any extension of demand will shift the Equilibrium price upwards and this in turn, will motivate the ‘rational’ producers to supply more to the market at the increased price to maximise their profits. This will eventually stabilise the price and eventually Equilibrium will be restored in the market. How simple is that! This model seems stable and logical in every sense, doesn’t it?


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Oromia: Waamicha Hatattamaa Hawaasa Oromoo Biyya Alaa fi Oromiyaa Keessa Jiraataniif February 28, 2016

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Odaa OromooNo To Fascist TPLF Ethiopia's genocidal militarism and mass killings in Oromia, Ethiopia

Ka'i Qeerro

Waamicha Hatattamaa Hawaasa Oromoo Biyya Alaa fi Oromiyaa Keessa Jiraataniif


Qeerroo Bilisummaa Oromoo Irraa


YEROO AMMAA KANA WAYYAANEE TPLF UUMMATA OROMOO IRRATTI  WARAANA BANEE JIRA,KANAAF:- Waanjoo Gabrummaa Waggaa 130 ol Uummanni Oromoo baate haalaan uulfaataa ta’aa dhufuu irraa yeroo ammaa kanatti cunqursaa hadhaawaa if-irraa darbuuf sabni Oromoo alaa keessaa wal gurmeessuun mootummaa abbaa irree Wayyaanee dura dhaabbachuun mirga abbaa biyyummaa fi eenyummaa falmachaa jira.

Qabsoo hadhaawaa uummanni Oromoo gochaa jiru keessatti wareegami gama hundaan uummata keenya irra gahaa jiru haalaan ulfaataa ta’u iyyuu falmaan osoo hin dhaabbatiin cunqursaafis osoo hin jilbeeffatiin qabsoon galama isaa gahuuf haalaan daran finiinaa jira.

Qabsoo Fincila Xumura Gabrummaa(FXG) guutuu Oromiyaa keessatti finiinaa jira kana dura dhaabbachuu fi uummata Oromoo lafa irraa duguuguuf Wayyaanee TPLF qajeelfama baaseen waraana isaa aayinaan gara Oromiyaatti galchuun baadiyyaa irraa hamma magaalaatti Oromoo mirgaaf falmus ta’e Oromummaa isaan if beeksisu haxaawuuf ykn sanyii balleessummaaf daran if qopheessaa jira. Haalli itti deemnu daran ulfaataa tahuu hubatnoo keessa galchuun uummanni Oromoo alaa keessaan mirgaa fi eenyummaa keessan kan durii irra daran jabeessuu waan qabdaniif Qeerroon Bilisummaa Waamicha Hatattamaa Qaamota Hawaasaa Oromoo maraaf Taasisa:-

  1. Uummanni Oromoo fi matootiin hawaasa Oromoo biyya alaa jiraattan,har’aa booru osoo hin jedhiin duula sanyii duguuggaa mootummaan Wayyaanee TPLF uummata Oromoo irratti karoorfate itti jiru dura dhaabbachuun saba keessanii fi biyya keessan Oromiyaa baraaruuf jecha daddaffiin hiriira kan ammaan duraa irra daran dacha dachaan biyya alaa adda addaatti yaamuun mootummootaa fi qaamota mirga namoomaa aduunyaa mara sagalee fi iyyannaa saba Oromoo akka dhageessiftan imaanaa dhaammanna.
  2. Ummanni Oromoo Oromiyaa keessa jirtan gootummaa abbootii keenyaa dur deebftanii yeroo ammaa kanatti cunqursaa dura dhaabbataa jirtu,haalli kun wareegama guddaa isin gaafatu iyyuu gabroomfataatti xumura itti gochuuf tarkaanfii keessan daran jabeessuun barbaachisaa dha,murannoon keenya doorsisaa fi meeshaa lolaa diinni kuufateen duubatti hin deebi’u waan ta’eef gootummaa abbootii durii daran jabeessuun gabroomfataa fi cunqursaatti xumura gochuun barbaachisaa dha.
  3. Caasaan Qeerroo Bilisummaa gandaa hamma onaatti,onaa hamma godinaatti akkasumas guutuu Oromiyaa irraa sosso’aa jirtan bakka jirtanitti naamusaa fi sansakkaa qabsoo karaa nagaa gaggeessuu keessan jabeessuun,bakka jirtanitti uummati keenyaa fi barattooti Oromoo qalamaa fi dabtaraan uummati keenyas saboota kami fi uummatoota kamitti osoo hin bu’iin,qabeenya nama kami iyyuu osoo hin tuqiin nagaan mirga isaa akka falmtu muuxannoo ammaan dura jiru daran jabeessitanii akka cicoominaan mirga walabummaa fi dimokraasii sabootaaf qabsooftan waamicha goona.


Oromo mothers are in danger : Fascist Ethiopia’s regime military forces killed a 7-month pregnant and mother of six kids February 28, 2016

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Oromo under attack, fascist Ethiopian regime military  forces  killed a 7-month pregnant and a mother six


‪#‎Oromoprotests‬ this mother is a 7 month pregnant and has 6 kids, lives in the West Arsi zone ofthe ‪#‎Oromia‬ state in ‪#‎Ethiopia‬. When the Tigreans led security forces came to her home searching for her husband, she came out of her home and falled, kneeled down to his legs and begged him, not to kill her and her kids. Other militias went to her home to search for her husband and couldn’t find him. She kept begging them in ‪#‎AfaanOromoo‬ and ‪#‎Sidama‬languages, as she doesn’t speak Amharic. The militias don’t speak either of these languages. Finally, they have mercilessly killed her firing five bullets to her. It is a very painfully to see such a tragedy, and her kids are now orphans. That’s how ‪#‎democracy‬ is being built in #Ethiopia by‪#‎TpLF‬.

በጣም ሰቅጣጭ አሳዣኝ ሁላችንም እናት አለን ገዳይቹም እናት አላቸው የዚህ አይነት የሰይጣን ቁራጭ የሆነ ክፉ ምግባር መፈፀም ምን ሆነው ነው ያስብላል በእርግጥ የየሰው ልጅ የሰውን ልጅ ለዛውም የደረሰች ነብሰ ጡር በዚህ መልኩ መግደል ኢትዮጵያዊያን ምን ሆነው ነው ያስብላል ይሄን አይቶና ተመልክቶ ዝም ማለት ከህሊና ዳኝነን ማን ያመልጣል ይሄን አይቶ ዝም ያለ ስውና የሀይማኖት አባት ምን ልበለው መልሱን ለእናንተው አዲስ አበባ ሆይ ሰምተሀል !!!

ያለእናት የተፈጠረና ሜስት የማይኖረው ነገ ልጅ ሊኖረው የማይፈልግ የለም የዚህ አይነት ውንብድና ግን አይቼም ሰምቼም አላቅ ያማል



ያለእናት የተፈጠረና ሜስት የማይኖረው የየለም የዚህ አይነት ውንብድና ግን አይቼም ሰምቼም አላቅ ያማል
Genocide by AGAZI NAZI Tigray Army on oromo peaceful protesters.

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Ethiopian security force killed a 7-month pregnant

Oromia: Ethiopia: Civil society calls upon UN Human Rights Council to investigate government crackdown on #OromoProtests February 28, 2016

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Ethiopia: Civil society calls upon Human Rights Council to investigate government crackdown on Oromo protest

Front  Line Defenders, 24 February 2016


To Permanent Representatives of
Members and Observer States of the
UN Human Rights Council
Geneva, 24 February 2016

RE: Addressing restrictions on freedom of assembly and civil society in Ethiopia

Your Excellency,

The undersigned civil society organizations (CSOs) write to express our serious concerns about the Ethiopian Government’s grave restrictions on fundamental human rights, exemplified by the recent crackdown on largely peaceful protests in the Oromia region. As the UN Human Rights Council (UN HRC) prepares to release its landmark recommendations for the proper management of assemblies, we urge your delegation to address the rapidly deteriorating environment for independent dissent and violations of the right to freedom of assembly in Ethiopia at the upcoming 31st UN HRC Session.

Since December 2015, Ethiopian security forces have routinely used excessive and unnecessary lethal force to disperse and suppress peaceful protests in the Oromia region. The protesters, who have been advocating against the dispossession of land without adequate compensation under the government’s Integrated Development Master Plan, have been subjected to widespread rights violations. According to international and national human rights groups, at least 150 demonstrators, including scores of children and university students, have been killed during the protests. It is also widely reported that hundreds of people have suffered bullet wounds and beatings by the police and military.

The authorities have also arbitrarily arrested thousands of people throughout Oromia for participating in or supporting the protests. Many of those detained are being held without charge and without access to family members or legal representation. Numerous human rights activists, journalists and opposition political party leaders and supporters have been arbitrarily arrested and detained in Oromia. Among those arrested and still in detention are Bekele Gerba (Deputy Chair, Oromo Federalist Congress (OFC)), Dejene Tufa (Deputy General Secretary, OFC), Getachew Shiferaw (Editor-in-Chief of the online newspaper Negere Ethiopia), Yonathan Teressa (a human rights defender) and Fikadu Mirkana (reporter with the state-owned Oromia Radio and TV).

The government also continues to misuse the abusive 2009 Anti-Terrorism Proclamation to silence independent reporting and support of the protest movement. Specifically, on January 22, 2016, opposition leader Bekele Gerba and 21 other individuals were arraigned at the Federal First Instance Court, Arada Branch, which granted the prosecutor’s request for 28 days remand to police custody under the Anti-Terrorism Proclamation.

Moreover, weeks earlier, on December 15, 2015, the government publically described the protesters as “an organised and armed terrorist force” in a cynical and disturbing attempt to conflate their legitimate exercise of fundamental civil liberties with acts of terrorism. We remain deeply concerned that this description of the mostly peaceful protesters has also contributed to greater use of excessive force by security personnel.

Prominent human rights experts and groups, including the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, have repeatedly condemned the deliberate misuse of the Anti-Terrorism Proclamation’s overbroad and vague provisions to target journalists and activists. The law permits up to four months of pre-trial detention and prescribes draconian prison sentences for a wide range of activities protected under international human rights law. Dozens of  human rights defenders as well as journalists, bloggers, peaceful demonstrators and opposition party members have been subjected to harassment and politically motivated prosecution under the Anti-Terrorism Proclamation, making Ethiopia one of the leading jailers of journalists in the world.

There are no effective avenues to pursue accountability for abuses given the lack of independence of the judiciary and legislative constraints. During the May 2015 General Elections, the ruling EPRDF party won all 547 seats in the Ethiopian Parliament. In addition, domestic civil society organizations are severely hindered by one of the most restrictive NGO laws in the world. Specifically, under the 2009 Charities and Societies Proclamation, the vast majority of Ethiopian organizations have been forced to stop working on human rights and governance issues, a matter of great concern that has been repeatedly raised including at Ethiopia’s Universal Periodic Review (UPR).

This restrictive environment means that there are few avenues available for accountability and independent dissent in the country. It is essential that the UN Human Rights Council takes a strong position urging the Ethiopian Government to immediately end its systematic campaign to suppress peaceful protests and legitimate human rights activism.

Amid a growing chorus of concern, a number of intergovernmental bodies, including the European Parliament, have called on the Ethiopian government to immediately cease its political intimidation and persecution of peaceful protesters and human rights defenders. Recently, on 21 January, four UN Special Rapporteurs and the Working Group on Enforced or Involuntary Disappearances issued a joint statementcondemning the ongoing crackdown and further called on the Ethiopian Government to “immediately release protesters who seem to have been arrested for exercising their rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and expression, to reveal the whereabouts of those reportedly disappeared and to carry out an independent, transparent investigation into the security forces’ response to the protest.”

During the upcoming 31st session of the Human Rights Council, we urge your delegation to make joint or individual statements (for example during the high-level segment, in interactive dialogue with the High Commissioner, and under other relevant agenda items), reinforcing and building upon the concerns of these and other international bodies.

Specifically, we respectfully request your delegation to press Ethiopia to:

immediately cease the use of excessive and unnecessary lethal force by security forces against protesters in Oromia Region of Ethiopia and elsewhere in Ethiopia;
immediately and unconditionally release journalists, human rights defenders, political opposition leaders and members as well as protesters arbitrarily detained during and in the aftermath of the protests;
urgently establish a thorough, independent, impartial and transparent investigation into all of the deaths resulting from alleged excessive use of force by the security forces, and other violations of human rights in the context of the protests;
ensure that those responsible for human rights violations are prosecuted in proceedings which comply with international law and standards on fair trial and without resort to the death penalty;
and fully comply with its international legal obligations and commitments including under the, ICCPR, African Charter and its own Constitution.


Article 19

Association for Human Rights in Ethiopia (AHRE)

CIVICUS: World Alliance for Citizen Participation

Civil Rights Defenders

Defend Defenders (East and Horn of Africa Human Right Defenders Project)

Ethiopia Human Rights Project (EHRP)

Front Line Defenders

Human Rights Watch

International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH)