በአማራ ክልል የሚኖሩ ህዝቦች 90% ኦሮሞ ፣ አገው ፣ ቅማንት ፣ ውይጦ ፣ ሽናሻ ወዘተ መሆናቸው ታወቀ እነሱም ሓ.ም.ት (TDF) እየደገፉ ነው ተባለ

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Elections? What elections? Abiy is Counting on a Military Victory

(Source: The Elephant, By Mehari Taddele Maru) –  Abiy Ahmed’s legitimacy hangs on conjuring up an improbable military victory in the total war he has declared on the people  of Tigray. Download PDFPrint Article Selected by the ruling party and later appointed by the Ethiopian parliament in 2018, Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed was expected to deliver […]

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Bodies found in river between Ethiopia’s Tigray, Sudan

(Source: AP, By SAMY MAGDY and CARA ANNA, NAIROBI, Kenya) –    A Sudanese official says local authorities in Kassala province have found more than 40 bodies, apparently people fleeing the war in neighboring Ethiopia’s Tigray region, floating in the river between the countries over the past week, some with gunshot wounds or their hands bound. […]

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Humera Massacre: Daily one or two dead bodies with their hands tied behind their backs floating on the river Tekeze

(Source: Tghat) –  Western Tigray is a scene of crime: ethnic cleansing, forced removal, massacres, executions and throwing people to the Tekeze river. The land is being changed through burning, confiscation and severing infrastructure connections to the rest of Tigray. In many towns, no Tigrayan is left. “There are no Tigrayans here,” said an Amhara […]

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USA protests against a “web” of delays blocking aid getting into Tigray

(Source: US State Department) –  UNITED STATES STRENGTHENS EFFORTS TO FIGHT FAMINE IN TIGRAY, ETHIOPIA WITH MORE THAN $149 MILLION IN ADDITIONAL HUMANITARIAN ASSISTANCE   For Immediate Release Friday, July 30, 2021 Office of Press Relations press@usaid.gov In response to growing needs in Ethiopia’s Tigray region, the United States is providing more than $149 million […]

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UN special advisor on genocide expresses alarm over the worsening situation in different parts of Ethiopia

(Addis Standard) –  Addis Abeba, July 31/2021 – The Special Adviser of the United Nations (UN) Secretary-General on the Prevention of  Genocide, Alice Wairimu Nderitu, in a statement discussing the deteriorating situation in Ethiiopia expressed alarm at the continuation of what she described as ‘ethnic violence’  in the country and the allegations of serious violations […]

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US genocide expert to press Ethiopia on Tigray aid blockade

(Source: AP, By CARA ANNA) –      NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — The U.S. official who wrote a Pulitzer Prize-winning book on genocide is visiting Ethiopia next week to press the government to lift what the U.S. calls a blockade on humanitarian aid to the conflict-hit Tigray region, where hundreds of thousands of people now face […]

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The Government of Tigray current position of statement for a negotiated ceasefire

Current position of the Government of Tigray regarding a negotiated ceasefire  Abiy Ahmed has committed the act of treason by colluding with foreign forces to commit genocide on the people of Tigray. His genocidal war campaign against Tigray has caused untold suffering on the people of Tigray and has thrown the country into an even deeper […]

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UN Humanitarian Chief visits Ethiopia

(Source: OCHA) –    The United Nations Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator, Martin Griffiths, today started a six-day mission to the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia. “It was important to me that I carry out my first official mission as the UN’s humanitarian chief to Ethiopia,” said Mr. Griffiths. “Humanitarian needs in […]

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Ethiopia: WHO – Millions of Tigrayans Without Basic Health Care

(Source: Voice of America, By Lisa Schlein, Washington DC, 28 July 2021) –    Maria Gerth-Niculescu / Deutsche Welle An aid worker distributes food and other items in Mekele, Tigray.   Geneva — The World Health Organization warns that millions of people in conflict-ridden Tigray in northern Ethiopia lack access to basic health care and risk […]

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Protesters close road, rail links between Djibouti and Addis Ababa

(Source: Reuters, By Giulia Paravicini and Maggie Fick) –    NAIROBI, July 28 (Reuters) – Ethiopia’s Somali region said on Wednesday a vital road and rail trade route linking the landlocked capital of Addis Ababa to the sea port of Djibouti was blocked by youths angered by a deadly militia attack on their region. Around 95% […]

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Ethiopia’s massive war mobilization echoes the final days of the Derg

(Source: Awash Post, By Mohammed Olad) –  It is likely to end the same way.   ©sadikao The civil war in Tigray has entered a new phase, ensnarling ethnic militias and security forces from several regional states in Ethiopia. Amhara leaders have characterized the people of Tigray as “enemies” and urged the youth to take […]

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Young men in Ethiopia’s Amhara start to mobilise against Tigray forces

(Source: Reuters, By Maggie Fink and Dawit Endeshaw, NAIROBI/ADDIS ABABA) – Residents of Ethiopia’s Amhara region said on Monday some young men were responding to a weekend call to arms by their president, as Amhara’s government denied that forces from neighbouring Tigray had advanced further into the region. An eight-month-old war between Ethiopia’s central government and […]

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The Ethiopian government sponsors Amhara expansionist aggression against Tigray

(Source: Puntland Post, By Adan Essa Hussein) –  The incendiary speech of Agegnehu Teshager, the President of Amhara region, is the latest incontrovertible evidence that the Ethiopian government has sparked inter-ethnic war in a country that adopted a federal system in place of assimilationist policies associated with Amharas. It is absurd to talk of Ethiopia […]

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Ethiopia’s Amhara Regional State President calls for young Amhara mobilisation of genocidal civil war against the people of Tigray

(Source: BBC World Service) –      The president of Ethiopia’s Amhara region has called on all residents holding arms to mobilise against the forces from neighbouring Tigray. “Starting from tomorrow [Monday], I call on all people of age who are armed either at governmental or private level to mobilise for a survival campaign,” Agegnehu […]

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Ethiopia: End arbitrary detentions of Tigrayans, activists and journalists in Addis Ababa and reveal whereabouts of unaccounted detainees

(Source: Amnesty) – Police in Addis Ababa have arbitrarily arrested and detained dozens of Tigrayans without due process, following the recapture of the Tigray region’s capital, Mekelle, by forces from the Tigray People’s Liberation Front (TPLF) that also calls itself Tigray Defence Forces (TDF) on 28 June, Amnesty International said today. The arrests appear to […]

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Ethiopian bishops say it is not too late to stop the war in Tigray

(Source: Catholic News Service, Fredrick Nzwili) –    NAIROBI, Kenya — Expressing compassion and solidarity with the people affected by war in Ethiopia’s Tigray region, the Ethiopian bishops’ conference said it is not too late to end the violence that has left thousands of people dead and 2 million more displaced. “As pastors, we can […]

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Ethiopia conflict: Tigray forces claim march to Addis Ababa ‘now possible’

  (Nation, Eduardo Soteras | AFP, By Tesfa-Alem Tekle, Ethiopia Correspondent) –  What you need to know: In a statement on Saturday, the Prime Minister called upon the people of Tigray to stand with the Ethiopian government. The armed group fighting the Ethiopian army and its allied regional forces in Tigray claims it is now in a position to march […]

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Sudanese soldier killed in border clashes with Ethiopian militiamen

(Source: Sudan Tribune, Gedaref ) – A Sudanese soldier was killed in the latest clashes that took place on Saturday between Sudanese forces and Ethiopian militiamen in the border locality of Basanda. Military sources told the Sudan Tribune that the Sudanese soldiers and reserve forces of the 2nd Infantry Division confronted an Ethiopian militia during […]

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My, my, cry Amhara cry Eritrea cry to wipe out Tigray! What good am I, If I can’t espy, with a naked eye?

(By Temesgn Kebede) – Fate sometimes had it once an Askari (አስከሪ) an Askari for life; once a domestic servant a domestic servant to a geriatric end with no respite to rest; once a person bent their dorsal to meet a master’s needs, they  keep bending till their  fibulas screech. How else can we explain these haggard men […]

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Banking Service as an additional weapon of war for starving Tigrayans

OPEN LETTER H.E. David Malpass President of the World Bank Group 1818 H Street, NW Washington, DC 20433 USA H.E. Dr. Kristalina Georgieva Managing Director (MD) and Chairwoman of the Executive Board International Monetary Fund 700 19th Street, N.W, Washington, D.C. 20431 H.E. Dr. Akinwumi A. Adesina President of the African Development Bank Group Avenue […]

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Abiy’s Prosperity yields few dividends for Ethiopia’s Afar

(Source: Ethiopia Insight, By DAWUD MOHAMMED, 21 July 2021) –  Superficial political changes have so far made little headway in addressing Afar region’s very real problems. Ahmed Seid was born and raised in Arado ke Lahiguh, a small village in Aysaita district in Afar region. He spent his childhood on the ancestral clan-owned lands where his father […]

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Ethiopia: A legal solution to Tigray’s military conflict

(Source: The Africa Report, 22 July 2021) –  Tigray refugees who fled the conflict in the Ethiopia’s Tigray walk to Hamdeyat Transition Center after arriving on the banks of the Tekeze River on the Sudan-Ethiopia border, in Hamdayet, eastern Sudan, Saturday, Nov. 21, 2020. (AP Photo/Nariman El-Mofty) The armed conflict that broke out on 3 […]

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When a Nobel Peace Prize winner wages war, who loses?

(Source: The Christian Science Monitor, By Ryan Lenora Brown, Staff writer, @ryanlenorabrown, JOHANNESBURG, 19 July 2021) –  When Mulugeta Gebregziabher heard in October 2019 that the Nobel Peace Prize had been awarded to Abiy Ahmed, the new reformist prime minister of Ethiopia, his reaction was immediate dread. “I thought, this is going to give this guy […]

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The UN has a clear message: what is happening in Ethiopia is unacceptable

(Source: Government of the Netherlands) –  Mass murder, sexual violence and famine – the crossfire in the Ethiopian conflict area of Tigray has triggered a humanitarian crisis. On 13 July 2021, the United Nations Human Rights Council adopted a resolution to put pressure on the warring parties. How could the situation in Ethiopia get so […]

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July 2021 Employee of the Month: Abiy Ahmed

(Source: World Peace Foundation, by ALEX DEWAAL, 19 July 2021) –  The ‘Employee of the Month award’ is bestowed on the person who has done the most to harm the cause of world peace in the last month. Image: “A Conversation with Abiy Ahmed, Prime Minister of Ethiopia” by World Economic Forum is licensed under CC BY-NC-SA 2.0. Ethiopia’s Prime […]

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