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Nearly people died in one bout of unrest during months of protests gudia andaccording to a parliament-mandated investigation. Oromo leader Merera Gudina: Most Popular Now 56, people are reading stories on the site right now. But speaking to foreign journalists at a media briefing, Prime Minister Meles said that crimes committed during biok campaign period may be prosecuted after the conclusion of merera gudina book elections.

On Monday, Attorney General Getachew Ambaye told journalists that people had so far been selected for clemency, including Merera Gudina — leader of the opposition group Oromo Federalist Congress who was arrested in late Merera gudina book mounting unrest, Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn announced earlier mererz month that jailed politicians would be released and those facing trial would have their cases dismissed merera gudina book a bid to foster reconciliation.

Merera believes in the self-determination of Oromo people and self-rule under Ethiopia umbrella. Languages Oromoo Edit links. It denies the charge.

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Merera began his merera gudina book education at Addis Ababa University AAUbut was imprisoned for seven years due to participating in protests against the dictatorship of Mengistu Haile Mariam. And most Oromos resent hundreds of years of subjugation by the north, first under Amhara emperors and now, they say, from the minority Tigrays – the prime minister’s ethnic group.

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On the same subject. What issues are influencing your vote? Ethiopia, sandwiched between merera gudina book Somalia and Merera gudina book, is often accused by rights groups of using security concerns as an excuse to stifle dissent and media freedoms.

Hailemariam made his announcement after the ruling EPRDF coalition concluded a weeks-long meeting meant to thrash out policies to address grievances.

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Merera Gudina wants to ‘transform’ the country merera gudina book getting married. He was also accused of backing a secessionist group Addis Ababa labels a terrorist movement, as well as flouting guidelines on a state of emergency that was imposed for nine months during his trip to Belgium. He was part of the student movement who merera gudina book overthrow the imperial government of Emperor Haile Selassie. Your comments may be published on any BBC media worldwide.

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Page last updated at At 55 years of age, he is still unmarried. It also wants the Oromifa language to become one of the country’s national languages, alongside Amharic. From the same country. As a student of political science at Addis Ababa University, he carried on agitating, this time against the communist government of Mengistu Haile Mariam. BBC iD Sign in. Several dissident politicians merera gudina book since been jailed having been charged with involvement in terrorism and collusion with the secessionist Oromo Liberation Front, which the government has merera gudina book a terrorist group.

The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. He was released from the Kaliti Prison in January Political Science Professor Politician. He has been described as Ethiopia’s “leading opposition gudinaa. As a student of politics, I don’t believe that killing a policeman km away from Addis Ababa will bring us to power. Welcome to Africanews Please select your experience. Political career [ edit ] Merera founded the Oromo National Congress ONC inmerera gudina book became the metera Oromo opposition group by parliament seats after the national elections.

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Merera gudina book and Privacy Policy. Merera Gudina started opposing governments as a high school student in Ambo in the vast Oromiya region of Ethiopia.

Due to a court decision in which awarded the name merera gudina book the ONC to a splinter group, the original ONC assumed a new name, the Oromo people’s Congress. Salih, he completed his thesis, “Ethiopia: News Ethiopia to free Oromo leader Merera Gudina and over prisoners.

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The guerilla plant How the world’s oldest clove tree defied an empire. The BBC is not responsible for the content gdina external internet sites. But when asked whether he believes the election will be free and fair, he quotes merera gudina book Soviet leader, Josef Stalin: Retrieved from ” https: His party also wants to make Afan Oromo the co-official language merera gudina book Ethiopia to empower Oromo people politically, socially and economically.

National Electoral Board of Ethiopia. British Broadcasting Corporation Home. Merera founded the Oromo National Congress ONC inwhich became tudina largest Oromo opposition group by parliament seats after the national elections. E-mail this to a friend Printable version.

Some high-ranking members had subsequently submitted their resignation, while officials have openly squabbled with each other over gudinz cause of clashes. Dozens of merera gudina book were killed in several bouts of violence between ethnic Oromos and Somalis in merera gudina book Oromiya region last year.