Oromo nationalism on the rise in Ethiopia (Aljazeera)


Oromo nationalism on the rise in Ethiopia

Protests and online activism in recent months have brought a resurgence of ethnic Oromo nationalism in Ethiopia.

Last updated: 29 Jul 2014 09:35

Oromo students protested against a government plan to expand Addis Ababa [Jawar Mohammed/Al Jazeera]

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia Aslan Hasan, a student belonging to the Oromo ethnic group in Ethiopia, was called either a guilt-ridden terrorist who committed suicide or an innocent victim of brutal state repression, depending on who you listen to.

His death came following a bout of violence in May, when Oromo students in several towns protested against a government plan for the capital Addis Ababa to expand into Oromia Regional State, Ethiopia’s largest and most populous federal region with around one-third of the nation’s over 90 million people.

Security services said Hasan hanged himself in his cell after being arrested for a grenade attack

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Barreessaa walaloofi asoosamaa afaan oromooti. hawwiin kiyya hogbarruu afaan oromoo guddisuu dha. Hanga ammaa kitaaboota kuusa walaloo lamaa fi asoosama sadi kan barreessee yoon tahuu garuu hanga ammaa maxxansee mil'uu ummata kootiitin dhaqqabuu hin dandeenye. tahuus garuu yeroo gabaabatti ummata kiyya biraan gahuuf of duuba hin deebi'u.
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