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Discussion About : # Foundation of the TPLF & OLF ( Oromo Liberation Front )

1975 | After observing the success of EPLF, numerious oposition in Ethiopia began to show up. In 1975 in Ethiopia: "Tigray People's Liberation Front" (TPLF) was founded Aims are: <> Overthrow of the Mengistu's dominance <> The Tigray province shall get an autonomy politically and economically Similarly, Oromo Liberation Front (OLF) was established. with a numerical center in the Wollega province. <> The aim was independence of Oromia. In Ethiopia More foundations of opposition groups against Mengistu emerge <> Ethiopian People's Revolutionary Party (EPRP), later from Mengistu liquidated <> Ethiopian People's Democratic Move (EPRP) <> All Ethiopian Socialist Movement (Meisone) <> Afar Liberation Front (ALF): an Ethnic movement of the Afars Western Somali Liberation Front, a Somali rooted movement from Ogaden. The opposition groups however did not like the OLF, as the OLF intended to be independent from Ethiopia. At the same time the EPLF gives assistance to the Ethiopian opposition groups, above all for the buildup of the Tigray People's Liberation Front (TPLF). Later the relationship is cooling down because of ideological differences

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