#JusticeForOromoRefugeesInYemen – March 16 Press Conference

On Tuesday 16th of March at 12pm EST/4pm GMT, the Oromia Global Forum and SAM for Rights & Liberties are hosting a press conference to raise awareness and demand justice for the atrocities committed against Oromo and other African refugees in Yemen, in particular the bombing of incarcerated Oromo refugees on 7th March, at the IPNA Immigration Holding Facility in Sana’a.

How to support:
(1) Watch and share the press conference: tinyurl.com/justicefororomo
(2) Join the Twitter storm from 11am EST/3pm GMT (clickable tweets are below!)
(3) Donate to the GoFundMe fundraiser: Disaster Relief for Oromo Refugees in Yemen

The bombing of 900 incarcerated Oromo & other African refugees in Sana'a on 7 March must be investigated by @IOM_Yemen @UNmigration @UNHCRYemen @Refugees @UNHumanRights @mbachelet. Stand in solidarity with Oromo & other African refugees. #JusticeForOromoRefugeesInYemen Click To Tweet We call on all authorities in #Yemen to immediately release #Oromo & all African #refugees held in detention centers @IOM_Yemen @UNHCRYemen @Refugees @UNHumanRights @mbachelet. Stand in solidarity with Oromo and other African refugees. #JusticeForOromoRefugeesInYemen Click To Tweet We call @IOM_Yemen and @UNHCRYemen, in collaboration with the global Oromo community, to resettle Oromo refugees in Yemen to third countries. #JusticeForOromoRefugeesInYemen  Click To Tweet We call @UNmigration and @Refugees, in collaboration with the global Oromo community, to resettle Oromo refugees to third countries. #JusticeForOromoRefugeesInYemen  Click To Tweet Witnesses say the number of dead is in the several hundreds. Aid orgs are blocked from accessing hospitals where victims are being treated. True scale of atrocity is being covered up. @UNHumanRights @mbachelet #JusticeForOromoRefugeesInYemen https://t.co/ZnJyNTWGKj Click To Tweet "Conditions in the holding facility [Immigration & Passports Authority in Sana'a], which was 3 times over-capacity, were inhumane & unsafe." [email protected] Stand in solidarity with Oromo & other African refugees. #JusticeForOromoRefugeesInYemen https://t.co/L2Bkqq7L3t Click To Tweet Witnesses state that hundreds of bodies were burned beyond recognition & left in the IPNA migrant detention center in Sana'a. Many more died in hospital. @IOM_Yemen @UNHCRYemen @UNHumanRights @Refugees @mbachelet #JusticeForOromoRefugeesInYemen https://t.co/5Ogke9e4n3 Click To Tweet The worst single-day massacre in 6 years of war in Yemen, says Director of @SAM4rights. Oromo are persecuted in Ethiopia & abroad. Stand in solidarity with Oromo & other African refugees. @UNmigration @Refugees #JusticeForOromoRefugeesInYemen https://t.co/LxTSwNDwNg Click To Tweet We call on @POTUS & @SecBlinken to push for an investigation to be conducted by @IOM_Yemen @UNmigration @UNHCRYemen @Refugees @UNHumanRights @mbachelet, & to take immediate steps to protect Oromo & other African refugees in Yemen. #JusticeForOromoRefugeesInYemen Click To Tweet “I had 6 bodies on top of me, then I passed out, & I didn't wake up until I was in the hospital. I came back from the dead.” Investigate now @IOM_Yemen @UNmigration @UNHCRYemen @Refugees @UNHumanRights @mbachelet #JusticeForOromoRefugeesInYemen Click To Tweet A press conference about the 7 March bombing of Oromo and other African refugees at the Immigration and Passports Authority detention centre in Sana'a is taking place at 12pm EST. Watch here: https://tinyurl.com/justicefororomo #JusticeForOromoRefugeesInYemen Click To Tweet

Thank you for participating in the Twitter storm. Now, click here to watch the press conference (Tuesday 16th of March at 12pm EST/4pm GMT). #JusticeForOromoRefugeesInYemen

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