Somalia’s Ex-President Says Soldiers Deployed in Ethiopia’s Tigray ‘Were Sold’

(Source: Somaliguardian.com) – MOGADISHU (Somaliguardian) – Former president of Somalia has on Wednesday said thousands of missing recruits who completed training in Eritrea had been “sold” after a UN report confirmed on Tuesday they were deployed in the war raging in Ethiopia’s Tigray region. Hassan Sheikh Mohamud, accused the government of Somalia’s outgoing president Mohamed […]

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Senate Foreign Relations Committee Passes Bipartisan Resolution Condemning Starvation as a Weapon of War

(Source: US Senate Foreign Relations) – WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Jim Risch (R-Idaho), ranking member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, joined U.S. Senators Jeff Merkley (R-Ore.), Todd Young (R-Ind.), Cory Booker (D-N.J.), John Thune (R-S.D.), and Bob Menendez (D-N.J.) in applauding unanimous committee passage of their bipartisan Senate resolution condemning the use of starvation […]

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Exclusive: Russia, China foiled UN meetings on Tigray famine, says Lowcock

(Source: Devex) – Russia and China helped Ethiopia to “delay” meetings of the United Nations Security Council to discuss the declaration of famine in Tigray, according to Mark Lowcock, the former under-secretary-general for humanitarian affairs and emergency relief coordinator. “Effective diplomatic maneuvers in New York” by Russia and China meant “the Ethiopians were quite successful in staving off […]

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Commissioner Lenarčič in Ethiopia reaffirming EU’s humanitarian aid for the country’s most vulnerable

(Source: European Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid Operations) – On 20-21 June, Commissioner for Crisis Management Janez Lenarčič visited Ethiopia, which is currently facing several overlapping crises, resulting in record-high humanitarian needs across the country. With his visit, Commissioner reaffirmed EU’s support for the humanitarian response needed in the north of the country as well […]

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There’s genocide in Tigray, but nobody’s talking about it

(Source: The Nation, By David Volodzko) – The reasons range from Internet shutdowns to just pure racism. Ahumanitarian crisis is taking place in northern Ethiopia, but you may not have read about it in the news. In fact, you may have never heard of the Tigray National Regional State, which is currently encircled by Ethiopian […]

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Ethiopia war: Evidence of mass killing being burned in Western Tigray- witnesses

(Source: BBC News, By Lucy Kassa, Journalist) – The remains of hundreds of people are being deliberately destroyed in an organised campaign to dispose of evidence of ethnic cleansing in the west of Ethiopia’s Tigray region, according to interviews with 15 eyewitnesses. The allegations follow multiple reports of the targeting of the Tigrayan population during the […]

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THE TIGHTENING CHOKEHOLD ON TIGRAY

THE TIGHTENING CHOKEHOLD ON TIGRAY Abiy Ahmed’s Shameless Revisionism This week, Abiy Ahmed, who has an unparalleled gift for exploiting other people’s suffering to burnish his own image and weaponizing it against his perceived adversaries or those who challenge his ideas, was heard expressing apparent outrage in Parliament about the suffering of the people of Tigray. Please click the link […]

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HRW and Amnesty Report: “We will erase you from this land”, Tigrayans subjected to ‘crimes against humanity and ethnic cleansing’ in Ethiopia’s Western Tigray

Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch (HRW) said Tigrayan civilians had been targeted in “a relentless campaign of ethnic cleansing”, rape and sexual violence, war crimes and crimes against humanity in Western Tigray since the outbreak of Ethiopia’s Tigray war in November 4,  2020. The report, “‘We Will Erase You From This Land’: Crimes Against Humanity […]

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Tigray: The Destruction of Invaluable Agricultural Research

by WORLD PEACE FOUNDATION on MARCH 1, 2022 In Tigray Even Research Institutions Are Not Spared: The Plight of Tigray Agricultural Research Institute     By Berhanu Gebremedhin (Principal Scientist) With Eyasu Abreha, Gebreamlak Bezabih, Mizan Amare, HaileSelassie Amare, Bereket Haileselassie, Tesfay Teklehymanot Tsegay Gebreselassie, and Daniel Hailu.[1] Click here to read full text.

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‘Ethnic cleansing’: Ethiopian allies accused of Abala massacre

Survivors and witnesses say the Ethiopian allied forces went door to door for five days straight, targeting Tigrayans. Tigray refugees who fled the conflict in their home region ride a bus going to a temporary shelter, near the Sudan-Ethiopia border, in Hamdayet, eastern Sudan [File: Nariman el-Mofty/AP Photo] By Lucy Kassa Published On 25 Feb 202225 […]

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BRINGING  TIGRAY CLOSER TO THE WORLD

THE TIGHTENING CHOKEHOLD ON TIGRAY Abiy Ahmed’s Shameless Revisionism This week, Abiy Ahmed, who has an unparalleled gift for exploiting other people’s suffering to burnish his own image and weaponizing it against his perceived adversaries or those who challenge his ideas, was heard expressing apparent outrage in Parliament about the suffering of the people of Tigray. Please clink the link to […]

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How Ethiopia used Turkish drone that killed nearly 60 civilians

(Source: Stars and Stripes, By MAX BEARAK, MEG KELLY AND JOYCE SOHYUN LEE, THE WASHINGTON POST) – Shortly after midnight one month ago, hundreds of hungry people made homeless by the war in Ethiopia — mostly women, children and elderly men — slept on a cramped floor in an empty school with a tin roof. With […]

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Tigray: Aid operations ‘about to grind to a halt’, warns WFP

(Source: UN News) – 14 January 2022 Humanitarian Aid Aid and food distribution operations in northern Ethiopia are about “to grind to a halt” amid ongoing fighting, bloodshed and a lack of funding that is making humanitarian access impossible, the UN World Food Programme, WFP, said on Friday. Escalating clashes in Tigray have meant that […]

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Eskinder Nega, Ethiopian Balderas for the Genuine Democracy Party leader who called for Extermination of Tigrayan forces is also a publicized Nazi sympathizer, Holocaust apologist

(Source: GNN) – January 15, 2022 By Goitom A.(Dr.) Eskinder Nega, founder and Chairman of Balderas for the Genuine Democracy Party (Balderas) said “The federal government should go as far as it can to exterminate TPLF”, in a press briefing his party held on Thursday, January 13, 2022. “The TPLF still has the military capacity […]

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Mahibere Dedo Massacre: Shedding light on a clifftop massacre in Tigray, Ethiopia

(Source: Newsy) – On an arid plateau in Tigray, Ethiopia, a man in uniform pushes a dead body which goes tumbling head over heels off the edge of a cliff. More corpses are strewn around nearby rocks and boulders. The scene comes from one of five graphic videos which started appearing from 9 March, 2021, […]

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Killings in Axum by Eritrea troops ‘may amount to war crimes’

(Source: Aljazeera) – Eritrean soldiers have been accused of killing hundreds of Ethiopian civilians in a 24-hour massacre late last year. Amnesty International says the attack on the city of Axum came as Ethiopian federal forces retook the capital of the Tigray region after a deadly battle. Read the full report: The massacre in Axum […]

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