An Urgent Call to Stop Ethiopian and Eritrean Armies Provocation of a Second Round of Genocidal War on Tigray, Ethiopia

21 August 2022 Mekete Tigray UK Email: MeketeTigrayUK2020@gmail.com Website: https://meketetigrayuk.org The Rt Hon Boris Johnson MP, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, 10 Downing Street, London, SW1A 2AA OPEN LETTER 1. We, members of the Tigrayan Diaspora of Tigrayan Ethiopian origin organised independently under the Mekete Tigray UK, Tigray Youth Network and Tigray Women UK, […]

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Joint Press Release on the Ethiopian Government Violating the Humanitarian Truce

(Source: Omna Tigray) – In the strongest possible terms, the undersigned organizations condemn the Ethiopian government’s recent military provocations against Tigray Defense Forces (TDF) in Tigray, breaching the humanitarian truce agreed upon by the Tigray and Ethiopian governments. Despite evidence otherwise, the Ethiopian government has consistently sought to assure the international community of its commitment […]

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Ethiopia: The African Union cannot deliver peace to Tigray

(Source: The Africa Report) – By Getachew Reda Executive committee member and spokesperson for the Tigray People’s Liberation Front (TPLF). Posted on Monday, 22 August 2022 11:52 Tigray leaders are highly critical of African Union-led efforts to bring peace to Ethiopia – including AU negotiator Olusegun Obasanjo’s suggestion that Eritrea should join the peace process. […]

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How long is long enough for justice to be done in Tigray?

(By Teumelsan Admasu) – It will be two years come October 2022 since Tigray was invaded by the joint Ethiopian and Eritrean armies, augmented by the special force of each regional state of Ethiopia. The invading joint army instituted a scorched-earth policy, which progressed into a fully fledged genocidal war in the process. Ethiopia is […]

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Time to stop the forgotten war in Tigray says Josep Borrell, EU Foreign Affairs High Representative

(Source: EU External Action,  Josep Borrell, High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy / Vice-President of the European Commission) – HR/VP Blog – For almost two years, the Tigray region in Ethiopia has been in the grip of an atrocious war with hunger and sexual violence used as weapons as […]

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Ethiopian officials admit using a Biafra-like siege to starve Tigray

(Source: Ethiopia Insight, By Jan Nyssen, Professor of physical geography, Ghent University, Belgium) – The federal government may blame the TPLF for Tigray’s suffering, but its medieval siege strategy is an open secret. In 2004, Eskinder Nega, an Ethiopian journalist, activist, and politician, oversaw the publication of at least five columns in his Askual newspaper […]

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Intellectual Dilemma: What to do with the professors?

(By Temesgn Kebede) – In response to the article linked below. Amhara with an average intelligence Were encouraged and pushed on to acquire formal education more than they were able to do so and be accredited with certification. They are too happy to flag and gasconade; as ‘gens du monde’, when they are not! A […]

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የፖለቲካ ትንተና ወይስ መወድስ ቅኔ?

ከጥዑመ ልሳን አድማሱ በአንድ ወቅት አንድ ወንድሜ ቪዲዮ ልኮልኝ ስመለከት ድንገት ዓይኔ በአንድ ዝግጅት ላይ አረፈ። ይህም ዝግጅት የአቶ በቀለ ገርባንና የአቶ ጃዋር መሃመድን የዋሽንግቶን ጉብኘት አስመልክቶ የተዘጋጀ የ’ገለልቱማ’ መድርከ ነበር፡፡ በወቅቱ መርሃግብሩን የሚመሩት ግለስዎች ይጠቀሙበት የነበረው ቅዋንቅዋ ጉራማይሌ ስለነበር፤ ማለትም የመነጋገሪያ አርእስቱም ሆነ ተነጋሪዎችን ያስተዋውቁ የነበረው አንዴ በአፋንኦሮሞ፡ ሌላ ጊዜ በአማርኛ፡ ሲያሰኛቸው ደግሞ በፈረንጅኛ […]

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Western Tigray in 108 historical and 21 ethno-linguistic maps (1607-2009)

(Source: Zenodo.org, By Jan Nyssen, Ghent University, Department of Geography, Ghent, Belgium) – There is a wide array of historical maps and records which jointly reveal that the territorial organisation of northern Ethiopia has tremendously changed over the last four centuries. Historical maps representing the Western Zone of the Tigray Region (Welkait and adjacent districts) have […]

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Journalists smuggled into Tigray, documented extreme conditions

(Source: Bistandsaktuelt, translated from Norwegian by Google Translate) – For the first time in almost a year, foreign journalists were able to enter the Tigray region, in northern Ethiopia. The result of the journey is a disturbing documentary from inside the conflict areas where hunger is ravaging. Sunniva Kvamsdal Sveen PUBLISHED Thursday 04 August 2022 […]

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Under Ethiopia’s federal system, Western Tigray belongs in Tigray

(Source: Ethiopia Insight, by Abel Tesfaye) – The evidence also suggests that the area was majority Tigrinya speaking prior to the federal era. Ethiopia’s 1995 constitution introduced a system of multinational federalism that radically altered the country’s politics and administrative structure. It created highly autonomous regional states delineated along ethno-linguistic lines. This entailed reconfiguring the […]

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U.S and EU Joint Press Statement Mekelle, August 2, 2022

(Source: US Embassy Embassy in Ethiopia) – Mekelle, Ethiopia, August 2, 2022 – The respective European Union (EU) and U.S. Special Envoys for the Horn of Africa, H.E. Annette Weber and H.E. Mike Hammer traveled on their first joint mission to Mekelle, Tigray, to encourage the launch of talks between the Federal Government of Ethiopia (FGoE) and […]

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ማን ብለን አንጥራቸው?

ከጡዑመ ልሳን፡ አድማሱ {የዚህ ርእስ፡ ኢላማ የሚያነጣጥረው የዚህ እኩይ ተግባር ፈፃሚ/አስፈፃሚ በሆኑት ብቻ ነው፡} እስከ ማእዜኑ? እስክ ማእዜኑ፡ ህዝብ እሚታመመው፡ በርሃብ የሚያልቀው፡ እስከ ማእዜኑ፡ ስልክ ሚታገደው፡ መብራት ሚቅዋረጠው፡ እስከ ማእዜኑ፡ ህጻናት የሚያልቁት፡ እናቶች በወሊድ ሚሞቱት፡ እስክ ማእዜኑ፡ መንገድ የሚዘጋው፡ ባንኮች፡ የማይሰሩት፡ ጦርነት አውጆ፡ በርሀብ፡ በህመም፡ ህዝብን የማምከኑ፡ ካላንዳች መፍትሄ፡ ካላንዳች መቅዋጫ፡ እንዲህ የሚኮነው፡ እስከ ማእዜኑ? […]

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‘In Ethiopia, a campaign of ethnic cleansing marked by atrocities is pursued in Tigray’

(Source: Lemonde) – While the Ethiopian government strives to hide the disaster resulting from its war ofextermination in Tigray, a group of researchers deplores the international community’sindifference. By Group letter Published on July 22, 2022 at 10h41, updated at 10h41 on July 22, 2022 On July 1, Arte broadcast an exceptional report entitled Ethiopia: Tigray […]

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