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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Mekete Tigray UK & TYN Speech: London Demonstration – Thursday, 14 April 2022

Mekete Tigray UK & TYN London Demonstration – Thursday, 14 April 2022 Speech 1. We are demonstrating here today against the Genocidal War on Tigrayans in Northern Ethiopia. 2. For over 16 months, Ethiopian, Eritrean and Amhara armies have been committing mass atrocities against Tigrayans. These include: War Crimes, Crimes Against Humanity, Ethnic Cleansing and Genocide. […]

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Strong Condemnation of the Burning of Tigrayan Civilians to Death and Call for Immediate Action

The Global Society of Tigray Scholars and Professionals (GSTS) has become aware of a video recording of the horrific killing of Tigrayan civilians, who were burned alive in the Benishangul-Gumuz Region of Ethiopia by armed men in military uniforms. We fully condemn this barbarous act in the strongest possible terms and demand immediate independent and […]

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Response to Amnesty International’s Report on the alleged Human Rights Violations in Amhara towns

Ref: TEAO- 74/2022 Date: 17 February 2022 On February 16, 2022, Amnesty International issued a report entitled, “Tigrayan forces murder, rape and pillage in attacks on civilians in Amhara towns.” Specifically, the report outlines alleged extrajudicial killings and acts of sexual violence in the towns of Kobo and Chenna, in North Wollo and Northern Gondar […]

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Readout of President Biden’s Call with Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed of Ethiopia

(Source: The white House) –Briefing Room January 10, 2022 • Statements and Releases President Joseph R. Biden, Jr. spoke today with Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed of Ethiopia to discuss the ongoing conflict in Ethiopia and opportunities to advance peace and reconciliation. President Biden commended Prime Minister Abiy on the recent release of several political prisoners, […]

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Background Press Call by a Senior Administration Official on Ethiopia

(Source: The White House) – Briefing Room January 10, 2022 • Press Briefings Via Teleconference 3:12 P.M. EST MODERATOR:  Thank you very much.  And good afternoon, everyone.  And thank you for joining the NSC press call on Ethiopia. As a reminder, this call will be on background, attributed to a “senior administration official,” and the contents […]

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Tigrayan group in the UK raises serious concerns about CDC investment in Ethiopia telecoms

A group of Tigrayan academics has written to the UK Government’s CDC Group PLC (CDC) raising concerns that inadequate steps have been taken to ensure a £65 million telecoms investment is not used to fund serious human rights abuses in Ethiopia’s armed conflict in the Tigray region. Press office Posted on 19 July 2021 The […]

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