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Sep 16

Oromo Canadians Rally against Africa-Canadian Business Summit


(URJII ONLINE) Oromo Canadians of the GTA (Greater Toronto Area) and nearby cities staged a demonstration yesterday in downtown Toronto in protest to the invitation and participation of Ethiopian delegation in the ongoing Africa-Canadian business summit. The main goal of the demonstration was to bring to the attentions of the Canadian Government,

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Mar 26

Arrests and Detentions of Oromo Students in Southern Oromia


(URJII ONLINE) Around two hundred Oromo Students of a high school in Shakiso, Guji Zone, in southern Oromia have been detained following a clash with ethnic Amhara Students attending the same school on the 12 of March, 2014. The Human Rights League of the Horn of Africa has issued the following press release:                Human …

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Sep 01

The 2013-Irrecha – Oromo Thanks-Giving in Toronto

The march to the river for cleansing

(URJII ONLINE) Oromos in the GTA (Greater Toronto Area) and other cities in Ontario and other parts of Canada warmly celebrated this year’s Irrecha Holiday yesterday, August 31, 2013 in the suburb of Whitby, a typical countryside environment that closely resembled that of Oromia. The 2013 Irrecha of Toronto has also attracted some Oromos from …

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Sep 25

Irreechaa 2011 Celebration in the GTA and Its Surrounding


URJII, September 25, 2011 The Oromos in the GTA (Greater Toronto Area) and the nearby cities colourfully celebrated the 2011 Irreechaa Holiday in a colourfull scenery in countryside Whitby yesterday, September 24, 2011. It was a mement of not only celebrating a holiday, but also of a renewal of commitments towards Oromo cultural revival, identity, …

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Sep 07

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