Stories about Language from July, 2017
In the face of government repression, Afan Oromo musicians have risen as a visible -- and audible -- source of inspiration for the opposition movement.
"It is necessary for your own voice to be heard, for you to speak for yourself."
"We are not saying no to Hindi...[the] question should be why 'only' Hindi."
A bill seeks to redress historical injustices inflicted on the Oromo people since the establishment of the capital Addis Ababa inside their state. Does it go far enough? Too far?
"...for many years we have been and continue to be an oral-based culture, but as a survival strategy we consider that it is important to build a written code."
During British colonization of Tasmania which began in the early 1800s, the Aboriginal people living on the island located to the south of Australia’s mainland not only suffered loss of life, but also loss...