The PAFD Press Release, May 19, 2018
The TPLF/EPRDF’s regime and its Ogaden regional president in collaboration with TPLF’s generalsare committing protracted massacre that tantamount Genocide on Ogaden Somali by summarily exe- cuting unarmed civilians who are peacefully demanding their fundamental rights to be respected. There is an on-going popular peaceful demonstration throughout Ogaden Somali region for the last three or soweeks. The Ogaden Somali’s regional president who has been handpicked by the TPLF’s Generals and federal TPLF’s officials to serve their interests in the region and beyond is wreaking havoc by summa-rily executing civilians involving children, women and elderly. The massacre of over 27 civilians was reported as further at least 1,300 civilians were also said to be incarcerated in various torturing cham- bers whose whereabouts remain untraced since the peaceful demonstration began.