FOR OUR SITUATION CHAPTER OF THE STRUGGLE AANU
The struggle of the Oromo people has gone through many different stages and situations from time to time. And right now we are in a new chapter of struggle. Especially since 2018, it is necessary to analyze the chapter of the struggle in depth to protect the victories achieved and overcome the dangers we face.
What is the difference between this chapter of the struggle after 2018 and the previous ones? What’s okay, what’s wrong? What have we moved on to as a nation and country, and where are we going? it is very important to look at it carefully. This paper, based on points made during recent public consultations in the United States and Europe, focuses on analyzing these issues and pointing out measures that could be beneficial if implemented.
What is the current state of the Oromo people and their struggle?
What has this struggle achieved so far? Where might she go for the future? What is the best way to minimize the risk? She aimed to find answers to the questions.–– Read More ….
2 thoughts on “Jawahar Mohammed’s New Disaster Proposal For The Oromo Struggle”
I did not find any vice in Obbo Jawar’s writing. Narrating people’s struggle has nothing wrong in it. In fact it should be documents so the present and future generations will learn from it. My Oromos have achieved a lot during the last 30 0r so years in their struggle for their The Almighty Our Creator given rights and they did not achieve that alone. Their freedom loving Amharas and others have stood by their sides all along and they will never be free people by going it alone. Never!!!
Jawar is another Oromo like any other advancing Oromo interests.
The fact of the matter is, despite all the suffering Amharas face, they have once again emerged as the holders of the MASTER key to save themselves and solve Ethiopia’s multifaceted problems . How? By opting for confederation.
Amharas have no choice but to move for confederation simply because federation in the Ethiopian context does not work. As a polirized multi-ethnic country, Ethiopia will not have a fair and free election without the opression of one or another ethnic group. Hence, democracy is an illusion that cannot be realized. The way Oromo rose to power and now control the entire country through proxy regional governments is the proof. Tigreans did it for the last thirty years and Oromos have stepped in Tigreans shoes to impose similar one ethnic group rule. With their number and size of their region, Oromo opressive rule will be much worse than Tigrean`s. Give another ten years to Oromo rule, Ethiopia will be the tail of the world by all standards of measure if it survives disappearance.
So, it is time for Amharas to exercise their constitutional right to self-determnation and vote on confederation. If they adopt conederation, it will give them the opportunity to attract direct foreign investment since confederation will enable them to have economic diplomats and even have embasies abroad cutting the Oromo controlled foreign ministry diverting foreign investment to Oromia and other favoured regions. Amharas can also have a defense force which will protect them from foreign invaders including ethnic Oromo organizations.
The Belgian model of confederation which appears to help advance Amhara interests is something to explore.
In any event, Ethiopia needs vast decentralization resembling confederation since the federalism the country has adopted is notheing other than unitarism in disguise. Controlled from the centre, it has miserably failed to develop the country let alone prosper and ensure safety and security of its citizens. The chaos we see in the country right now has much to do with lack of development (in all sectors) and security. Both have proven beyond the capacity of the federal government to provide.Change of government at federal level is not the answer for these problems.
Tigreans have floated the idea of confederation and if not separation, Amharas must follow. Tigreans know that they will not be fairly treated under Oromo rule; as a result, their choice of confederation or separation appears just. Amharas must seize the opportunity to decide their destiny via self-determination as well without wasting another decade under incompetent Oromo rule. Despite all the atrocities they have committed, Tigreans are being heard and embraced by the Oromo rule since Oromos now feel tobe the savours of Ethiopia.
Folks! Don’`t be fooled!. Oromos pretend to be “savours” only if they rule the entire country as one piece. Like any other ethnic group that aspire to oppress and dominate , they are after resources. If Amharas want to be heard and embraced as Tigreans, they have to go for confederation. If confederation does not work, they have to say good bye to the Ethiopian state.
It is outdated for Amharas to hang on “mama topia” cry since nobody in the country is interested in it any more. What Amharas got from this cry is atrocotoes, redicule and shame. All these on Amhara because they gave themselves. Oromos and other ethnic groups a country which the latter are not ready and willing to let go. If Amhara insist on confederation, Oromos might call the army on them to “protect” the unity of the country! However, that will make them a laghing stock since they were in the forefront to weaken the unity of the country. Now they cannot be alllowed to reverse gear.
Amhara! Wake up and smell the coffee. Tell Oromos that you want confederation – if not confederation then separation. Oromo crack down will soften even disappear as it did for Tigreans if Amara opt for confederation. But the idea is not to see Oromo softening on Amhara, it is to seek real confederation as a wayout from decades long quagmire. Oromo softeneing does not take Amharas anywhere.
Try it! It will work and catapult Amhara development and growth to the sky and ensure your security. It will eventually liberate Oromos too from their bloody distructive path poised to takie everybody else down with them.