The Ogaden Region: A Fragile Path To Peace
"The Ogaden region in the Southeast of Ethiopia has been at the centre of an ongoing dispute between the Ethiopian government and rebels of the Ogaden National Liberation Front (ONLF). Since 1984, the ONLF, an ethnic Somali rebel movement, has waged a war of secession against Ethiopia. In October 2010, the Ethiopian government signed a peace agreement with a faction of the Ogaden National Liberation Front (ONLF). In return for amnesty for its jailed leaders and a chance to become a political party, the faction, representing 80 percent of ONLF insurgents in the Ogaden region, agreed to cease hostilities against the Ethiopian government."