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VIDEO: Highlights from Jaal Marroo's Speech to Newly Graduated Trainees


September 24th, 2023 - The commander-in-chief of the OLF-OLA, jaal Marroo Diriba, attended the graduation ceremony of the "Guca Bilisummaa" cohort of trainees. He used the occasion to deliver articulate messages aimed at the Oromo public, the Oromo diaspora, the regime, and the members of the regime's military, touching on a diverse array of subjects.


Conduct and Ethical Standards

Jaal Marroo underscored the OLA's uncompromising policy on behaviors that breach the organization’s code of conduct. He conveyed to the graduates the imperative of upholding high standards and exemplifying the values of the OLA in all their interactions, emphasizing their role as representatives of the organization wherever they may be.


Advancement in The Struggle


Addressing the prevailing conditions, jaal Marroo elaborated on the extensive preparations underway for the imminent strategic advancement. He informed the graduates that the “real war had yet to commence” and delved into the comprehensive endeavors being undertaken in readiness for the opportune moment.


Communique to the Regime's Military Personnel

Jaal Marroo sent a message to members of the regime's military, assuring them that aligning with the OLA should not be a matter of fear and encouraging them to seize the earliest opportunity to do so. For those embedded within the OLA’s clandestine networks, he counselled patience despite the prevailing conflict between PP and Amhara state, emphasising the importance of timing.


Outreach to the Oromo Diaspora

Jaal Marroo issued a clarion call to the Oromo diaspora to bolster the newly instituted OLF-OLA Foreign Bureau under Jaal Qajela Siraj. He outlined the pivotal roles they could play in advancing the struggle and stressed the critical importance of strategic organization.


Addressing the Malaria Crisis in Oromia

Jaal Marroo shed light on the recent malaria crisis in western Oromia, citing over 58,000 infections within the last six weeks. He criticized the regime’s callous rationing of crucial medication and highlighted the initiatives undertaken by the OLA to assure the public's access to necessary treatments. Furthermore, he provided advice to the public on preventative measures against malaria outbreaks within communities. __________________________________________________


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Ministry of Truth George Orwell 1984
Ministry of Truth George Orwell 1984
Sep 25, 2023

1. Global Advocacy Networks: In my view, it is crucial to establish a highly organized Oromo diaspora network in Western countries and across the world. This network will serve as the backbone of advocacy efforts. 2. Engagement with International Leadership: I believe that prioritizing meetings with influential leaders on the international stage, including state departments, local city councils, mayors, senators, congresspersons, and European leaders, is essential. Sharing compelling stories of Oromo suffering and aspirations for peace and democracy can make a significant impact. 3. Online Presence: To ensure consistent and serious documentation, creating a central online platform that documents atrocities and provides historical context is imperative. This website will serve as an unwavering reference for accountability and awareness. 4. Social Media Campaigns: In…


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Ministry of Truth George Orwell 1984
Ministry of Truth George Orwell 1984
Sep 25, 2023

Akka ilaalcha kiyyaatti hooggantoonni Oromoo ofiin jedhan har’aa sharlataa, hattoota of tajaajiluu, fi qoosaa bu’aa hin qabne caalaa xiqqoo ta’a. Hawwii qabsoo ummata #Oromo faaydaa mataa isaatiif fayyadamuu qofa irratti hirkatu. Guddinni dhugaa ummanni Oromoo hawwu hanga hoggantoonni tiyaatira kun itti fufanii jiranitti hin argamne. Dandeettiin isaanii inni jalqabaa Ameerikaa, Awurooppaa, fi Baha Giddu Galeessaa dabalatee, namoota dhuunfaa Oromoo faffaca’an irraa gumaacha maallaqaa gaafachuu waan ta’e fakkaata. Ummata Oromoo faffaca’e irraa maallaqa ji’a ji’aan iyyannoo miiraa manipulative emotional appeal gochuun qaanii tokko malee kadhachuun, yeroo kana hunda qabsoo Oromoo waamuun, faayidaa itti fufsiisuutti nama geessa. Qabsoon Oromoo bu'aa tilmaamamuu danda'u akka hin argamneef lakkoofsota kana bakka buusuun ejjennoo dhiibbaa irraa kaasuun tarkaanfii ariifataa fi murteessaa barbaachisa. Qabsoo Adda Bilisummaa Oromoo tarkaanfachiisuuf fakkeessanii…

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