OYSU is the peak youth advocacy body currently monitoring, reporting and educating individuals and agencies on the violations and abuses committed by the Ethiopian government against Somalis living in the occupied Ogaden.

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OYSU 4th International Conference

September 4, 2019


June 26, 2019

Youth led dialogue initiative with the diplomatic community in Addis Ababa

June 1, 2019

Wax ka ogow Gudiga Fulinta OYSU ( Meet OYSU Worldwide Board Member - Hinda Sheikh)

October 14, 2018

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September 4, 2019

On September 1-3 2019, Ogaden Youth and Student Union (OYSU) held its 4th international conference in Jigjiga, Somali Region where Cumar Sheikh Abdullahi was elected as chairman. Conference participants included ONLF leaders, civil society groups, distinguished delegat...

Magaca OYSU oo ka kooban afar xaraf oo aad u mugwayn kalana ah Ogaden Youth and Students Union ururkaas oo sharaf iyo karaamo kudhex leh shacabwaynaha Somaliyeed gaar ahaan shacabka Somalida Ogadeniya.

Ururka dhalinyarada ee OYSU oo ah urur caan ah kana hawlgala dhama...

June 1, 2019

Various youth organisations across the Somali Region are currently taking part in a youth led dialogue initiative with the diplomatic community in Addis Ababa facilitated by Conciliation Resources.

Conciliation Resources (CR) is a global peace building organisation com...

October 14, 2018

Waa maxay Shaqada aad ka hayso Gudida Fulinta OYSU Worldwide? 
Magacaygu wa Hinda Sheikh waxaana kunoolahay gobalka Minnesota. Mudo hada laga joogo sanad iyo badh waxaan ahay Hoganka Dhaqalaha ee OYSU Worldwide. Illahay mahadi mudadaa  sanad iyo badh ka ah waxaan hogan...

Asaalumu calaykum, waxaan salaamayaa dhaman shacabka Ogaadeeniya meelkasta oo aad ku sugantihiin. Salaan kadib, waxaan rabaa in aan warbixin kooban kabixiyo wadankii iyo waxaan kala kulanay markaan wadanka soogalnay. Ugu horayn dadka shacabka ah ee Ogaadeeniya joogaa w...

September 16, 2018

OYSU members are currently traveling freely throughout Ogadenia for the first time since the organization was created in 2010. Youth delegates from the diaspora are currently in the process of implementing a needs assessment to better identify local needs and gaps in o...

August 15, 2018

Press Release

On August 14th 2018, Ogaden Youth and Student Union (OYSU) delegates headed by OYSU Chairman Shaafi Sheekh Abdi, travelled to the Ogaden region, for the first time since the organization was formed in 2010. This was made possible following Prime Minister D...

July 7, 2018

Re: BBC-Somali Discussion on Human Rights Watch’s July 5th, 2018 Jail Ogaden Report

On 6th July 2018 at 15:00 GMT, BBC-Somali hosted a live discussion on Human Rights Watch’s (HRW) report on Jail Ogaden released on 5th July 2018. The report is titled ‘We are like the De...

Human Rights Watch just released a ground-breaking 88 page report titled “We are Like the Dead”Torture and other Abuses in Jail Ogaden, Somali Regional State, Ethiopia. The report is based on the notorious Jail Ogaden located in Jigjiga and includes hundreds of intervi...

Ogaden  Youth and Student  Union (OYSU) is an international youth organization that advocates for the rights of the Somali people in the Ogaden region under Ethiopian occupation. OYSU has over 40 branches and hundreds of members all over the world.

OYSU was first...

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