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From Abyssinian Empire through Ethiopian Union to Gadaa Oromia or Great Oromia

Post by OPFist » 12 Sep 2021, 14:29

From Abyssinian Empire through Ethiopian Union to Gadaa Oromia or Great Oromia

No question that Abiy Ahmed’s Biltsigina is here to keep Abyssinian empire dominated by Amharanet/Amharigna. An attempt of Ob. Leenco Lataa to influence the incumbent to transform the empire to Ethiopian union of free nations already failed. Now, certain alliance of federalist forces including Oromo fronts, Tegaru forces and groups from other nations is needed to do the job of transformation. Great Oromia (Ethiopia = Cushland) with its “glorious” history of more than 8,000 years was in its deep political crises till april 2018. Its futurity seemed to be uncertain. Its people of different nations and nationralities were suffering from the sequel of both economical and political crises. The incumbent regime also couldn't lead the expected change to Democratic system. The regime is on taking different measures out of desperation to stay in power. Especially, it marginalized and persecuted the biggest nation of the region – the Oromo; it oppresses and tyrannizes almost all citizens and nationalities, who demand and struggle for their individual and collective freedom. All the hitherto regimes in Ethiopia (Great Oromia) used to rule with force by suppressing any dissent voice at gun point. It seems the Biltsigina regime is the worst fascist one, which the empire ever had.
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Re: From Abyssinian Empire through Ethiopian Union to Gadaa Oromia or Great Oromia

Post by OPFist » 12 Sep 2021, 15:28

Almost all pro-freedom and pro-democracy forces in the empire are trying to get rid of this facist regime of Biltsiginna. What is lacking above all is the appropriate cooperation and coordination of the opposition groups (both “peaceful” and armed groups) to bring together their resources and use them effectively and efficiently against the tyrants. The main hindrance for such cooperation is lack of common purpose and common view they need to have for the freedom journey and struggle. To my understanding, the OLF and OFC tries to comprehend route of the journey to freedom and democracy. Both of them put the journey to be accomplished in two phases: first fight for freedom from  Biltsiginna fascists in order to foster transitional Ethiopian union on grave of the Abyssinian empire, and then secondly to forge basic essential democratic institutions necessary to realize democracy in which all parties and their programs can be judged by public verdict.

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Re: From Abyssinian Empire through Ethiopian Union to Gadaa Oromia or Great Oromia

Post by OPFist » 13 Sep 2021, 01:02

I tried to help in making the freedom journey so clear and plausible for all stakeholders, who want to consolidate the necessary only one and all inclusive alliance against the fascists and their ethnic-apartheid. Leaving the move of all Cush nations during their last political evolution for historians, I would like to concentrate on the recent past political conditions, the present status quo and the future possibilities. My choice of this topic is inspired by the published collection of articles on the website Gadaa.com under the title: “The Bergen Meeting Revisited“, just to re-stimulate a political discourse among the Oromo polity and with Ethiopian politicians to further “explore a new political alternative for Oromo Ethiopians”

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Re: From Abyssinian Empire through Ethiopian Union to Gadaa Oromia or Great Oromia

Post by OPFist » 13 Sep 2021, 03:30

In the article written by Obbo Daawud Ibsaa in that collection, the following assertion of him attracted my attention:

“… The new World Order has made sovereignty and territorial integrity less absolute. We saw nations determining their affair and forming new states. The right to self-determination, which used to apply only to countries under colonial rule, is now recognized as a universal right of all nations and peoples. Consequently the map of the world is being redrawn. On the contrary, with the formation of unions like the EU, state sovereignty has become more symbolic than real. Countries joining such Unions voluntarily sign treaties that undermine their sovereignty to avail their people of social and economic benefits from a large pie. We are encouraged by both trends. The increased recognition of the right of nations to self-determination gives us hope that if our genuine appeal for peace is rejected and met with violence rather than being reciprocated, as has been many times in the past, we have the right and the will to decide our fate. The trend towards cooperation is also encouraging to us because it opens new doors and creates more opportunities for our people to work with others to build a more prosperous, harmonious, stable and peaceful region…”

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Re: From Abyssinian Empire through Ethiopian Union to Gadaa Oromia or Great Oromia

Post by OPFist » 13 Sep 2021, 07:24

I think taking these two trends in to consideration, we all nations in Ethiopia or Horn or Cushland should try to have one common cause and common route of journey towards the end goal of the common cause. I personally can drive from the above assertion that the common cause is to build a more prosperous, harmonious, stable and peaceful region in a form of political union, which we may consider as Great Oromia (democratic Ethiopia). The feasible route to this common cause is moving from the unitary and very oppressive “revolutionary centralism” of Biltsiginna under the Abyssinian empire, first to a true ethnic federation in which all nations in the region can have their genuine autonomy or self-administration – i.e to foster a transitional Ethiopian union; then secondly to achieve the necessary independence of each nation, including Gadaa Oromia, to give their public verdict per referendum in a sense of self-determination so that all nations will consciously decide for the integration of free peoples of the region to realize the beneficial common vision mentioned above as Great Oromia.

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Re: From Abyssinian Empire through Ethiopian Union to Gadaa Oromia or Great Oromia

Post by OPFist » 13 Sep 2021, 09:22

In short, this will be a move from the unitary empire through self-administarion of nations (genuine ethnic federation) and through self-determination of nations (a national liberation) to the end goal, i.e to a union of free peoples. When we look at the East African Community (EAC) member states (Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Burundi and Rwanda) struggling to forge custom union, common market and monetary union to forge at the end political union for common benefit, then we can only ask ourselves logically that, why should we not use the advantage of the already present custom union, common market and monetary union in Ethiopia just to build a similar and optimal political union of our region on the grave of the enslaving past political domiantion system.

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Re: From Abyssinian Empire through Ethiopian Union to Gadaa Oromia or Great Oromia

Post by OPFist » 13 Sep 2021, 10:32

Even the “multi-national” parties like the ECS of Dr. Berihanu have started to stress the importance of fighting first for freedom as a precondition for the lasting multi-national democracy. The only thing such parties needed to digest is the very importance of national freedom parallel to the citizens’ individual freedom they do seem to fight for. If they do this, then they are almost on the same track and with the similar wave length to the opinion of Ob Daawud, which I quoted above, i.e there will be no discord between the pro-democracy “multi-national” parties like the ECS and the national freedom fighters like the OLF. I also don’t see any reason why other factions of the OLF and other Oromo liberation movements should oppose such move of Ob Dawud’s group. This is good base for building the very essential all inclusive alliance against the fascist TPLF. Then, it is not difficult to coordinate overtly or covertly the opposition democratic federalists like Medrek to fight against the fascist regime in Ethiopia.

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Re: From Abyssinian Empire through Ethiopian Union to Gadaa Oromia or Great Oromia

Post by OPFist » 13 Sep 2021, 10:43

So, I recommend that all pro-freedom and pro-democracy forces agree on the political temporary Abyssinian empire through a true transitional Ethiopian union and through an own state of Gadaa Oromia & national liberation of others to a union of free peoples in a form of a possiblefederal union as described above. This innovative move can even attract, in the future, nations like Eritrea, Djibouti, Somaliland, Puntland and Somalia to join the regional union. Let’s have this common vision and common route and I wish good luck and victory for all of us in this journey for our national freedom, regional union and multi-national democracy in our common home, Greater Oromia = the Horn.

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