In this latest incident of torture and arrest, the (Ethiopian) Woyane military and its associated militia are reported to have arrested many Ogaden civilians as confirmed by local eye witnesses.
So far the names below were received from our reporters on the ground and individuals who requested anonymity, as they are not authorized to divulge such information to the public.
- Cadeeya Barkhadle Kaariye
- Ayaan Cabdulaahi Daroor
- Ifraax Cabdulaahi Aadan
- Saynaba Aadan
5/3/12 Qorra Village, near Dhanaan
Kalafoge Colaad Faarax
8/3/12 Qabridahar City
Nasri Cabdulaahi Xaashi
Maxamed Xasan Khaliif “Nasiye: Severely tortured
Xasam Khaliif: Was shot and currently in critical condition
Also, Ethiopian soldiers kidnapped three men from the town of Farmadow, their names are said to be Cadaani Axmed Labaale, Cabdulaahi Yoonis and Cabdi Wali Axmed Daahir. Its reported these men are held at Ethiopian military base in Gunagado. This illegal kidnapping happened on March 5th, 2012
In related news, robberies engineered by the Woyane militias (Ethiopian soldiers) continues unabated in many part of the Ogaden. It is reported by highly placed sources that the militia leadership gave the greenlight for the militias to rob civilians to make sure, as the sources put it, that the militias never run out of supplies.
Some of the Woyane (Ethiopin) sanctioned robberies that our reporters were able to witness or document include the following.
3/3/12 Burco Duuray
Aniis Budul was arrested and robbed truck load of different goods
20/2/12 Wiyilalays, near Galalsh
- Isra Xayi Axmed Guule, her was was burned to the ground and was robbed 3340 Bir
- Dhoore Xuseen Xante, his house burned and he was robbed 3120 Bir
- Axmed Xayi Guudle was tortured and burned his house
There is constant fighting between Ethiopian troops and ONLF forces in the Ogaden region. Human rights organizations accuse the Ethiopian soldiers of violating the human rights by harassing the people in the Ogaden region.