የእስልምና ፅንፈኛ አክራሪነት በኢትዮጵያ፡ እውነታ ወይስ ማዋከቢያ (በራሚደስ)

በዚህ መሰረት በኢትዮጵያውያን የሱኒ እስልምና ተከታዮች ዘንድ ጠንከር ያለ ተፅዕኖ እየፈጠረ የሚገኘው የሰለፊና ሱፊ አስተሳሰብ ውዥንብር ሳይሆን የመንግስት ጥናት የጎደለው አቀራረብ እና ለተፈጠሩት አለመግባበቶች እየተወሰደ ያለው የሀይል እርምጃ ይመስላል፡፡ ባሳለፍነው ሳምንት በአወሊያና አንዋር መስኪዶች ተቋውሞቸው ሲያቀርቡ የነበሩት በመቶ ሺዎች የሚቆጠሩ የሙስሊም ማህበረሰብ ከክርስቲያኑ ወገናችን ጋር አብረን አንኖርም፣ እንደ አል-ሸባብ ሰለፊዎች ያመነዘረች ሴት በድንጋይ ትወገር፣ ጫት ይዞ Read More

Decolonized the land and Re-colonizing the People: Post-“independence” Rule in Djibouti (By Yasin Mohammed Yasin)

The Djibouti state has degenerated into private fiefdom in which privileged Issa/Somalis particularly the Mamassan sub clans and some corrupted yes-sir politicians seems to hold the key of the country in their pocket. As a private institution, some groups of individuals are allowed to accumulate wealth at the expense of others which in turn derive them Read More

Lij Iyassu and the Afars (Part 1) (By Aramis Houmed Soulé)

Probably in 1915, Lij Iyassu wed a third Afar woman, Fatuma Abubakar. She was born from a rich family of traders, harking from the north cost of the Gulf of Tadjourah that had dominated throughout the XIXth century the intermediary trade between Abyssinia and the shores of the Red Sea and of the Gulf of Read More

Afar Perception and Reality After 1991 Reconstruction of Ethiopia by EPRDF (By Yussuf Yassin)

Because of the recurrent droughts that hit the Afar areas, they are on the brink of extinction. The Afars have to fight for their mere survival. But, in spite of their marginalization and underdevelopment, their lack of infrastructure, the blatant intervention by the cadres of the ruling party (TPLF) from Mekelle (the capital city of Tigray Read More

Demystifying the Afar Diaspora (By Hamad Yacin)

The first Afar immigrants who left for Western World did so in pursuit of education in the early 1970s, partly to get a chance they missed in their countries of origin where they are marginalized and later to work in booming Gulf States thanks to the oil Read More

Bridging the Unchained Triangular Political Thinking in Ethiopia (By Ramidus)

Until recently, the political thinking in Ethiopian was polarized between assimilationists and pluralists block. These two blocks have different perspectives on the narration of the making of Ethiopia, the conception of ethnic identity, relation between ethnic and religious identities, the theory of Ethiopianness and the overall history of the Read More

Afar Forum – Press Release on the Indiscriminate Killings of Afars by the Ethiopian Federal Army in Dubti Wereda

The Afar Forum condemns with the strongest term the extrajudicial killings of Afars by the Ethiopian Federal Army in Afar regional Read More

Communiqué ARD

L’ARD demande la remise en liberté immédiate et inconditionnelle du journaliste et opposant Houssein Ahmed Farah et de tous les prisonniers d’opinion injustement incarcérés en république de Read More

Statement on the Coronation of Sultan Hanfare Ali-Mirah (By Hashim A-Shami)

Everyone also knows that Sultan Hanfari Ali Mirah takes the responsibility in more complex timing and situation, given the multiple determinants, than those of his father Sultan Ali Mirah or his grandfather Sultan Muhammad Hanfari (the later ruled a totally independent state). The extent of resources, opportunities and available authority is Read More

ልዩነቶቻችን ውበታችን የሚሆኑት ስናስተናግዳቸው ብቻ ነው፤ አለበለዚያ ያወዛግቡናል (በዩሱፍ ያሲን)

ልዩነቶቻችን ውበታችን ነው የተሰኘው አባባል ብርቄዬ መፈክር ነው።OUR DIVERSITY IS OUR BEAUTY የተሰኘውን የፈረንጅኛው አባባል ትርጉም መሆኑ ነው።በዘመነ ደረግ ተብሎዋል። በኢሕዴአግ ዘመንም ተፎክሮበታል።እንከን የማወጣለት ግሩም አባባል ነው። ምክኒያቱ ጉራማሌነታችን ውበታችን መሆኑአያከራክርምና።ልዩነቶቻችን ብርቄዬ ጌጦቻችን ናቸው።ጥያቄው እውነት ይህው ግሩምና አቻቻይ መፈክርተግባራዊ መሆን ይቻላል ወይ ነው በዛሪዬቷ ኢትዮጵያችን።አነጋጋሪና አነታራኪው እነዚሁ ውብ የሆኑትናየሚንኩራራባቸው ልዩነቶቻን ለውዝግብ ምክኒያት እና መነሻ የመሆናቸው ጉዳይ Read More