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TPLF’s Ultra-Nationalist Ideology and the Conflict in Ethiopia

While the rest of the country has embraced a new horizon, the TPLF continues to hold on to its old divisive ideology.

“The ideology of the TPLF clique has long spread divisiveness and hostility to the detriment of the Tigrayan people and the people of Ethiopia at large,” says Somali Region President, Mustafa Omer. (Photo:Eduardo Soteras/AFP)

BY MUSTAFA OMER | AL JAZEERA

The Tigray People Liberation Front (TPLF) is at the heart of an ongoing bloody conflict with the federal government of Ethiopia.

The TPLF was established in the Tigray-majority region of Ethiopia in the 1970s as one of the many rebel groups fighting for freedom from Ethiopian imperial rule. The Tigray community, at that time, was marginalised by the feudal system. After the military overthrow of the imperial government, the front, like others, fought the newly established communist military government. Continue reading TPLF’s Ultra-Nationalist Ideology and the Conflict in Ethiopia