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Oromo’s Only Goal Should be Ethiopian Constitution in Which Afaan Oromo Will be Primary Language of the Federation,

Post by OPFist » 10 Jul 2021, 05:03

Oromo’s Only Goal Should be Ethiopian Constitution in Which Afaan Oromo Will be Primary Language of the Federation, Replacing Amharigna! 

The Oromo formulated our goals and visions differently at different times. Independent Oromia? True ethnic federation? Changing the name Ethiopia? Change the flag? Democratize Ethiopia?…etc. Actually at present, we have only two jobs: reclaiming aangoo/power of Oromo in Finfinnee palace  and promoting afaan Oromo to working language of the federation. Aangoo Oromo (power) at Finfinne palace must be reclaimed from the Neo-Naftagna led by Abiy Ahmed and Afaan Oromo should be promoted to working language of the federation. All other problems, issues and questions are subordinate to these two major jobs. Above all, having Ethiopian constitution, in which Afaan Oromo will be primary working language of the federation, replacing Amharigna, is mandatory. If this will happen legitimatly, then all federal institutions like the parlament, government, military, security and justice will use primarily Afaan Oromo instead of Amharigna. In such case all the above mentioned goals are secondary, because of the fact that Afaan Oromo led Ethiopia will be de facto Great Oromia.

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Post by OPFist » 10 Jul 2021, 14:12

Let’s concentrate on the mentioned two duties, while celebrating Irreechaa in Finfinne this year. As the Oromo nation and the other Cush nations celebrate Irreechaa in the months of September/October, I always wish that all of us thank Waaqa for our hitherto victories and that we ask, not beg, Him that He help us become successful also in our future struggle against the subjugation, oppression and tyranny, which we have had to endure till now. During the Irreechaa celebration, particularly the Oromo people, come together to Waaqa, not to worship in a sense of self-denigration in front of an alien god, but to celebrate the father God. Oromo Waaqeffataas do call their Waaqa father, that is why the term beg is not appropriate whenever we bring our case to HIM. We either come to praise for whatever good we have achieved and to bring our request regarding whatever we are still in need. When it is a reality that we never beg our human fathers for our need, but ask them to fulfill it, how come that we have to beg our more generous spiritual father, who is always ready to fulfill our need according to his will?

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Re: Oromo’s Only Goal Should be Ethiopian Constitution in Which Afaan Oromo Will be Primary Language of the Federation,

Post by OPFist » 10 Jul 2021, 19:12

Based on the story of Irreechaa, as written under the link http://www.gadaa.com/oduu/?p=797, the Oromo started celebrating Waaqa beside Odaa tree, which was for the first time planted by Atete as a symbol of Ora-Omo (resurrection of Ora, who raised from death to celebrate the reconciliation with his murderer, with his brother Sete). Since then, the other Cushitic nations also celebrate this event either under a tree (Odaa) or beside a statue of stone (like beside the Axum Obelisk) or beside a temporarily planted Demera as it’s now done almost all over Ethiopia (Great Oromia). Interesting is to observe this relation between Atete’s original plant as a symbol for the resurrection of Ora with the Oromo’s Odaa tree, lately replaced by the statue of Axum Obelisk, which is now further replaced by Demera, to be planted only temporarily during the transition time from a winter (darkness, unsuccessful, death) to a spring (a new start of light, a new start for success, a new start of life) every year. Knowingly or unknowingly, all Cush nations, including those who claim to be Semites (Tegaru, Amhara, Gurage, Harari, Argoba, etc), celebrate Irreechaa, which is the celebration of Ora’s resurrection. That is why Irreechaa is actually the holiday for all Cush nations, including those who deny their origins and try to identify themselves with Semetics (with David, with Solomon, with Arab, etc).

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Re: Oromo’s Only Goal Should be Ethiopian Constitution in Which Afaan Oromo Will be Primary Language of the Federation,

Post by AbebeB » 10 Jul 2021, 19:33

OPFist
You are bad guy and lazy boy. How come you are frustrated about the outcome where you have no option at hand to choose from. How come you always brag on the options available only in principle? Even though I have reservation on your classification of the possible outcomes, is there freedom for the Oromo nation to pick one or a combination there of anytime the nation might need to do so? Your means justify your end.

You are OPDO who is always inspired to change hebesha masters but afraid of freedom: like when Qeerroo Bilisummaa Oromo removed TPLF from OPDO's head, you guys harnessed to the back another habesha master aka Amhara/G7. Whereas you are bragging as if Abiy is at the center of colonial power command, though himself being hybrid full of envy against nation Oromo.

Why you are often afraid to suggest anything helpful to strengthen OLA?

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Re: Oromo’s Only Goal Should be Ethiopian Constitution in Which Afaan Oromo Will be Primary Language of the Federation,

Post by OPFist » 11 Jul 2021, 03:45

So let’s all thank Waaqa for our hitherto victories and then put our request regarding our present need forward. Two of the victories the Oromo nation and other oppressed nations have achieved till now in our struggle against colonization/occupation/domination are the “land to the tiller” victory of the 1974 revolution lead by prominent Oromo nationalists in Me’ison being accompanied by other parties as well as the “self-rule of nations” victory of the 1991 revolution, which was achieved by the leadership of Oromo nationalists in OLF – also with the help of other organizations. Unfortunately, these two important victories have been hijacked by the military dictatorship of Derg and by the ethno-fascist TPLF, respectively. Now, under the present TPLF regime, the two virtues are there symbolically, but are hindered from being implemented and realized. Land is not yet owned by the tiller, but it is the ownership of the minority government. Self-rule of nations is only formal; in reality all national areas are under colonial control of the Tigrean ruling class.

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Re: Oromo’s Only Goal Should be Ethiopian Constitution in Which Afaan Oromo Will be Primary Language of the Federation,

Post by OPFist » 11 Jul 2021, 11:18

But, even though the victories are yet only symbolic, the future should be to realize them, not to reverse them and bring back land ownership of the feudal lords/capitalists as well as not to fragment national areas with a pre-text of geography-based federation as some Amhara-oriented and Amhara-dominated geo-federalists try to achieve. This is one of the main conflict areas between the Oromo forces, who want to realize the two victories, and the Amhara-oriented forces, who want to reverse the formal existence of the two achievements. Is this conflict irreconcilable? Can the two groups overcome this conflict and forge the currently suggested all-inclusive alliance against the fascist regime? YES, only if the democratic and moderate forces in Amhara-oriented “multinational” parties take a radical stand and distance themselves from the backward feudal lords, who are still nostalgically praying for the come back of the old order, in which the two big victories will be nullified.

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Re: Oromo’s Only Goal Should be Ethiopian Constitution in Which Afaan Oromo Will be Primary Language of the Federation,

Post by OPFist » 11 Jul 2021, 13:54

They need to know the fact on the ground at present is that specially two things make the EPP of Neo-Naftagna to tremble: the possible Tegaru-Oromo alliance and the possible cooperation of this alliance with the Eritrean government. That is why the EPP cadres are doing every thing under the sky to hinder this from happening. Unfortunately, the still existing mistrust and fear from both sides of the ultra-left Oromo forces and the Tegaru forces are the best lottery, which the EPP still enjoys. The ultra-left Oromo forces fear that Tegaru may take advantage of the alliance, whereas Tegari forces fear that Oromo nationalists may take this advantage of the alliance to overtake the whole Ethiopia. What an absurdity! How long do they fear and mistrust each other and allow the EPP f to rule over us with no time limitation? Is it possible to save both Ethiopian union and Oromia? Tegaru forces cry always about saving Ethiopia, by which they actually mean to kill Oromummaa. Oromo nationalists also sing about only liberating Oromia, but seem to neglect the importance of regional integration – be it in a form of an Ethiopian union or a Horn union.

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Re: Oromo’s Only Goal Should be Ethiopian Constitution in Which Afaan Oromo Will be Primary Language of the Federation,

Post by OPFist » 11 Jul 2021, 18:11

It is like a conflict some obstatricians face sometimes, when they try to treat a sick pregnant mother with an endangered baby: save the mother or save the baby? Is it possible to save both? There was a time when such physicians had had to choose between saving the mother or saving the baby. In modern medicine most of the sicknesses now can be treated in a way that it is possible to save both. It is such a question which the politicians in the Tigrean empire are now facing: save Ethiopia or save Oromia? The Oromo struggle is now developed to this level and made Habesha elites to be in such a dilemma. The ultra-rights got a solution, which sounds: to save Ethiopia, kill Oromia. The moderates are now trying to move in the modern direction of trying to save both Ethiopia and Oromia. These are the forces, which currently started to work with Oromo democratic federalists as well as begin to seek an alliance with liberation forces, and they also try to find a common ground in order to forge an all-inclusive alliance against the current Neo-Naftagnas. Of course, the common ground can only be either a consensus on a true ethno-federation of autonomous nations or on a con-federation of independent nations in the region, call it Ethiopia or the Horn, or it is a referendum on all possible alternatives in order to decide per public verdict.

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Re: Oromo’s Only Goal Should be Ethiopian Constitution in Which Afaan Oromo Will be Primary Language of the Federation,

Post by OPFist » 11 Jul 2021, 21:42

To hinder these moderate forces and Oromo forces from forging an alliance based on such common ground as a compromise, the EPP cadres are working contineously. They sing in Oromo forums about the necessity of unconditionally independent Oromo region without any sort of union, and at the same time cry in Amhara-oriented forums about the importance of unconditionally unitary Ethiopia. Unfortunately, they are also getting support from both the ultra-left nationalists and from the ultra-right elites. That is why, it is necessary, specially for us Oromo, to differentiate between the two groups talking and writing by supporting Oromia’s independence:

 

– the true ultra-left Oromo nationalists are trying to promote Oromia’s independence in whatever way they can. This group is not necessarily against unity of Oromo nationalists and all-inclusive alliance, which can really be effective and efficient against the current colonizers.

 

– the EPP cadres camouflaged as “pro-independent Oromia” on the contrary do every thing under the sun to hinder both the unity and the alliance from being realized in order to block these two important moves which are of course dangerous for the current colonizers.

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Re: Oromo’s Only Goal Should be Ethiopian Constitution in Which Afaan Oromo Will be Primary Language of the Federation,

Post by AbebeB » 11 Jul 2021, 23:30

OPFist wrote:
11 Jul 2021, 21:42
– the true ultra-left Oromo nationalists are trying to promote Oromia’s independence in whatever way they can. This group is not necessarily against unity of Oromo nationalists and all-inclusive alliance, which can really be effective and efficient against the current colonizers.
OPFist,
Again, I caught you as insurgent who even look to know not Oromo psychology.
We are conservative Oromos struggling to regain our inherent freedom with no less than intact biyya abbaa keenyaa aka Oromia proper. If you are curios, you can determine where we lie (left or right) from the typical Oromo political interest and that we differ from those leftists who call mother country, Emmiye Menelik /ድንግሊቷ እሚዬ ሚንሊክ (ማርያም) etc.

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Re: Oromo’s Only Goal Should be Ethiopian Constitution in Which Afaan Oromo Will be Primary Language of the Federation,

Post by OPFist » 14 Jul 2021, 22:44

It is not bad that the genuine Oromo nationalists push for independent Oromia as long as Oromia is under foreign occupation, but they should be careful not to play for the advantage of the EPP, who day and night sing about an independent Oromia in Oromo forums and cry for a unitary Ethiopia in Tegaru forums, just for the sake of polarizing the two nations in order to hinder any possible effective alliance of the forces from these two nations against the Neo-Naftagna regime.

 

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Re: Oromo’s Only Goal Should be Ethiopian Constitution in Which Afaan Oromo Will be Primary Language of the Federation,

Post by AbebeB » 15 Jul 2021, 08:19

OPFist wrote:
14 Jul 2021, 22:44
It is not bad that the genuine Oromo nationalists push for independent Oromia as long as Oromia is under foreign occupation, but they should be careful not to play for the advantage of the EPP, who day and night sing about an independent Oromia in Oromo forums and cry for a unitary Ethiopia in Tegaru forums, just for the sake of polarizing the two nations in order to hinder any possible effective alliance of the forces from these two nations against the Neo-Naftagna regime.
 
OPFist,
I am watchman on the wall to defend Oromo nation's freedom interest and, accordingly, teach those who innocently commit mistake in this forum. My teaching plan is aimed to commensurate with anticipated knowledge level of the person in question.
Hence, I ask you why your reference happen to be "bad" to tell Oromo nationalists' progress toward independence? Don't you think it underestimates thus far effort? If so, are you advancing the work of enemies of Oromo? Or can I consider it is tongue slide?

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Re: Oromo’s Only Goal Should be Ethiopian Constitution in Which Afaan Oromo Will be Primary Language of the Federation,

Post by OPFist » 18 Jul 2021, 02:29

Parallel to this, the true ultra-right-oriented forces also do whatever they can to keep the empire intact and if possible to reverse the two above mentioned important victories of the 1974 and 1991 revolutions, but they are also characterized by their unswerving anti-EPP stand, whereas the EPP cadres crying about the unitary Ethiopia mainly target the possible alliance with Oromo forces. I hope Tegaru-oriented democrats and moderates will overcome this challenge from the ultra-right and from the camouflaged EPP cadres and join the alliance against the Neo-Naftagna just as most of them had done during the struggle to achieve “land to the tiller” and “self-rule of nations.” I would like to encourage them to follow the example of Wallelign Mekonnen. They better understand that the lasting and secured Ethiopian union can only be achieved, if it is based on public verdict per referendum or if it is achieved by a consensus on a true ethno-federation (union of autonomous nations) or on a con-federation (union of independent nations) in which both the “land to the tiller” and the “self-rule of nations” will be realized.

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Re: Oromo’s Only Goal Should be Ethiopian Constitution in Which Afaan Oromo Will be Primary Language of the Federation,

Post by OPFist » 20 Jul 2021, 13:31

In line to this purpose, it is encouraging to observe the political evolution of some Amhara forces in the last two decades. These forces have already started to feel and sense what it means to live under national colonization/oppression/domination. And yet, it is not easy for a part of the oppressed nations to accept Amharas to the club of colonized nations for some Amhara elites still think that the whole empire belongs to them. Despite this mistrust, we could see that things are changing slowly, but surely. I think we need to help such Amhara elites evolve further politically. They have no other option except accepting the position of the true ethnic federation as a compromise solution, if they want to work with the Oromo democratic forces and liberation fronts as well as with the forces of other oppressed nations. Here is their hitherto evolution move:

 

– till the year 2000, they were rallying behind EWP (Isepa) and AAPO as unitarist patriots crying for their lost assimilative colony. They had a slogan which sounds like ‘one country and one nation with one people, one culture and one destiny under one God.’ They vehemently opposed to the right of nations to have their own political parties and their own regions.

 

– then 2005, they started to sing about the geographical federation by supporting CUD in order to replace the existing fake ethnic federation. They told us that they do respect the right of nations, but not the right to have their own regions or their own political party.

 

– around the 2010 election, specially during the TV debate, they opted for democratic federation, in which they started to talk about the future possible public verdict on: ethno-federation vs geo-federation. AG7 is the classical examples. Some of them, like those in AG7, even started to work with national parties, which they used to vilify as clanist organizations.

 

– after that election, they seem to be open for the true ethno-federation, which is the position of OFC, as a compromise position in order to forge an alliance with the unionist liberators like the OLF, so that they can save the empire from disintegration.

 

– unfortunately, I have not yet come across any Amhara-oriented elite supporting the position of the unionist liberators like the OLF, who want to forge a union of sovereign nations in the region, in a form of a con-federation. This may come when Amhara elites start to accept the reality that they are now under Tigrean colony and then start to show their need to liberate their own Amharaland, instead of trying to save their already lost colonial empire.

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Re: Oromo’s Only Goal Should be Ethiopian Constitution in Which Afaan Oromo Will be Primary Language of the Federation,

Post by OPFist » 20 Jul 2021, 20:06

I think, their evolution is the result of our Oromo struggle. Now for them, it is no more optional, but imperative to accept and respect the true ethnicl federation, if they want to save the empire as they do pray continuously all the day and night. No more talk about unitary Ethiopia; no more bragging about geo-federation (wanting to forge a union of fragmented nations); or even no more talk about a possible public vote on: ethno-federation vs. geo-federation. They now got the fact that their refusal to accept ethnic federation, in which a union of autonomous nations can be realized, may lead to the other alternatives, i.e. either to the disintegration of the empire or to the eternal rule of the Tigrean apartheid regime.

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Re: Oromo’s Only Goal Should be Ethiopian Constitution in Which Afaan Oromo Will be Primary Language of the Federation,

Post by OPFist » 20 Jul 2021, 23:30

That is why the Amhara-oriented elites in the “multinational” parties need to come to their sense and accept that they already lost during the 1974 revolution their monopoly on land to the victory of “land to the tiller”, and they lost during the 1991 revolution their monopoly on power to the “self-rule of nations”, even though both are formal victories. Surely, the currently ruling Tigrean regime will lose both the land and the power to the true implementation of the two victories in the near future. Additionally, any attempt to reverse these two victories is doomed to fail; hopefully, both the federalist forces and liberation fronts will cooperate and coordinate their actions, so that they can implement and realize these two very important victories of the last two revolutions.

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Re: Oromo’s Only Goal Should be Ethiopian Constitution in Which Afaan Oromo Will be Primary Language of the Federation,

Post by OPFist » 22 Jul 2021, 18:03

Specially trying to reverse the two victories with the pretext of modern politics (liberal democracy) can not get the support of the oppressed nations, including the Oromo. The anti-”land to the tiller” slogan of the pre-1974 feudal lords and the anti-”self-rule of nations” rhetoric of the pre-1991 colonizers can not be accepted only for the fact that they are covered in a package of liberal democracy. So our “friends”, who are trying to hide themselves behind this mask should acknowledge the reality that these two formal victories are irreversible so that they can choose to recognize the wish of oppressed nations and that they better opt for the mutual additional victories over the current Tigrean elites’ dictatorship, hegemony, looting, fascism, racism and apartheid rule, under which we all are now suffering.

 

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