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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Urgent Call to the Ethiopian People, Elders and Religious Leaders, Political Parties, Civil Societies and Intellectuals

Eight months into the genocidal war on Tigray, the combined Ethiopian National Defense forces (ENDF), Eritrean Defense Forces (EDF), and the Amhara Region special forces and militia have committed heinous mass atrocities, and egregious crimes in different parts of Tigray in violation of international law. The crimes include ethnic cleansing, systematic sexual violence – including gang-rape […]

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In solidarity with the women of Tigray: An open letter

(Source: African Arguments) – Open letter to: African women in leadership positions in the Horn of Africa, the African Union, and the United Nations including: President Sahle-Work Zewde, President, Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia Ms. Muferiat Kamil, Minister of Peace, Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia Ms. Adanech Abiebie, Attorney General, Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia Dr. Lia Tadesse, Minister of […]

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Open Letter: Opportunity to rectify errors and establish a new independent and impartial only UN-mandated investigation of mass atrocities in Tigray and in other parts of Ethiopia

H.E. Ambassador Nicolas de Rivière Permanent Representative of France to the United Nations President of the Security Council for the Month of July New York H.E. Michelle Bachelet United Nations (UN) High Commissioner for Human Rights Geneva H.E. Antonio Guterres Secretary-General of the United Nations (UN) New York, NY H.E. Antony Blinken Secretary of State […]

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Open Letter and Petition to President Putin and the Government of the Russian Federation

          Subject – The War on Tigray and the Imperative and Urgency of Taking Concrete Actions to Avert a Full-blown Famine and the Genocide of an African People and Nationality in the 21st Century 1. We, concerned citizens and residents of the UK of Tigrayan Ethiopian origin, organised under Mekete Tigray […]

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Open Letter and Petition to President Xi Jinping and the Government of the People’s Republic of China (PRC)

Subject – The War on Tigray and the Imperative and Urgency of Taking Concrete Actions to Avert a Full-blown Famine and the Genocide of an African People and Nationality in the 21st Century 1. We, concerned citizens and residents of the UK of Tigrayan Ethiopian origin, organised under Mekete Tigray UK, are writing to President […]

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An Open Letter to Nobel Peace Prize Committee

Open Letter Norwegian Nobel Committee HenrikIbsen Gate 51, N-0255 Oslo, Norway June 10, 2021 Dear Nobel Committee Members, The continuation of genocide, war crimes and crimes against humanity in Tigray (Ethiopia) prompts us to write to your prestigious committee, as a follow up to our letters of November 17, 2020 and April 19, 2021. Once […]

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Sebhidri International Civil Society of Tigray: Appeal letter to UK Foreign Secretary Rt. Hon. Dominic Raab MP

11 June 2021 Your excellency Foreign Secretary Rt. Hon. Dominic Raab MP We are writing this urgent letter to urge your government help stop and find a lasting solution to the ongoing dangerous genocidal war in Ethiopia’s Tigray, a war that comprises all types of crimes including unique kind of gangrape and hunger as a […]

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Open Letter to the G7 Summit – UK Presidency, Cornwall, England, 11-13 June 2021

Subject – The War on Tigray and the Imperative and Urgency of Taking Concrete Actions to Avert a Full-blown Famine and the Genocide of an African People and Nationality in the 21st Century The G7 Summit – UK Presidency is taking place at a time of the global Covid-19 Pandemic and the pressing issues of […]

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Appealing to the World Conscience on behalf of Tigray

June 10, 2021 Tigray Global Advocacy Group (TGAG) Reaching Out to the World We are a group of Ethiopians, originally from Tigray, organized under the banner of Tigray Global Advocacy Group (TGAG), advocating on behalf of the Tigray people who sustained genocide, crime against humanity, all sorts of atrocities including aggression and sexual violence against […]

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Tigray, the Armenian Genocide and an Open Letter to President Biden

(Source: Armenian Weekly, By Dr. Goitom Aregawi, 26 May 2021) –  Armenians and Ethiopia have a long history, one that goes back as far as the 13th century. Early in the 1900s, Armenians sought refuge and a safe haven from the massacres and persecution in the Ottoman Empire and emigrated to Ethiopia, an Orthodox Christian […]

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GSTS: Abiy Ahmed Ali is a force of instability and disintegration

Official Correspondence GSTS–O.C–2021–043 The Global Society of Tigray Scholars and Professionals (GSTS) Open Letter Prime Minister Boris Johnson The President of G–7 Leaders’ Summit The G–7 Leaders Carbis Bay, Cornwall Abiy Ahmed Ali is a Force of Instability and Disintegration Excellencies, We, the Global Society of Tigray Scholars and Professionals (GSTS)i, note that many countries, […]

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A Tigray Civil Society, Seb Hidri, warns OHCHR Head, Michelle Bachelet, against involving EHRC and its head in Tigray HR investigations.

(Source: Tghat) – A letter to Your Excellency Ms Michelle Bachelet, United Nation Higher commissioner for Human Rights: Alarmed by your announcement for agreeing to a call by Ethiopian Human Rights Commission for a joint investigation, and reading the commission’s “preliminary report” dated 24th of March, presented as a deposit for “a possible place” in […]

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GSTS Letter to President of the World Bank Group and Chairwoman of the Executive Board International Monetary Fund

(By Global Society of Tigray Scholars and Professionals (GSTS)) – We, the Global Society of Tigray Scholars and Professionals (GSTS), have been encouraged by the commitment of the International Financial Institutions (IFIs) and Paris Club creditors’ support to developing countries. Ethiopia is among these countries that have benefited from this package. GSTS also notes with […]

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Open letter to the UK Government

  Ethiopian Tigrayans in the UK, Website: https://meketetigray.uk 04 April 2021 Open letter to the UK Government The Rt Hon Boris Johnson MP, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, 10 Downing Street, London,                                 SW1A 2AA   Dear Prime Minister, Subject: UNHRC Must Conduct an Independent, Transparent and International, Not a Sham Investigation of the Genocidal […]

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Civil Society Reference Group: An appeal for Kenya to intervene in the Tigray war

PRESS STATEMENT DATED AND ISSUED ON THE 21ST DAY OF MARCH 2021 CIVIL SOCIETY REFERENCE GROUP CALLS ON THE GOVERNMENT OF KENYA TO MAKE FULL USE OF ITS CURRENT POSITIONS AS CHAIR OF THE AFRICAN UNION PEACE AND SECURITY COUNCIL, THE EAST AFRICAN COMMUNITY AND NON-PERMANENT MEMBERSHIP OF UN SECURITY COUNCIL TO MOBILIZE SUPPORT AND […]

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Three Tigray opposition parties write an open letter to Moussa Faki Mahamat, asking for the AU to distance itself from human rights violations investigations in Tigray

Subject: The involvement of the African Union in investigating genocide, war crimes, ethnic cleansing, massacre and rape committed on the people of Tigray Your Excellency, We, three opposition parties in Tigray, have been calling repeatedly for a full, independent and international investigation of the crimes committed in Tigray. Now, it has become loud and clear […]

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We commend the US: Thank you but no thanks for the African Union (AU) interference

(By Tadis Aregai, 12 March 2021) –  The message of Support: on the resolution of UNSC on 11/3/21 The Government of the USA’s position expressed by its foreign secretary, Antony Blinlken, has incontrovertible evidence ethnic cleansing is taking place in Tigray by the joint forces of Amhara, federal-state forces, and Eritrean army. Based on the […]

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Open Letter: No confidence in African Union (AU) to investigate the genocide in Tigray

(By Tigray Academic Diaspora in Europe) – Thank you to the USA, UK & EU for standing with the principle of democracy and justice to  protect the people of Tigray and other ethnic groups in Ethiopia 13 March 2021 We are writing this letter to express our heartfelt appreciation to the USA, UK & EU […]

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Joint NGO Letter to H.E. Ms. Linda Thomas-Greenfield, Permanent Representative of the US to the UN in New York, on the crisis in Ethiopia

(SOURCE: Global Centre for the Responsibility to Protect and other NGOs, 9 March 2021) –    OPEN LETTER Your Excellency, We, the undersigned human rights organizations, would like to take this opportunity to congratulate you on your appointment as Permanent Representative of the United States to the United Nations in New York. Your appointment comes […]

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Letter to the Prime Minister of Canada: Urgent Call to Demand the Immediate Withdrawal of Eritrean Forces from Tigray

March 03, 2021 The Right Honorable J’ustin Trudeau, MP Prime Minister of Canada Office of the Prime Minister Ottawa, ON KIA OA2 RE: Urgent Call to Demand the Immediate Withdrawal of Eritrean Forces from Tigray Dear Mr. Prime Minister, Canada is known internationally to be a prominent leader for human rights, peace and democracy, and […]

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BAYTO YIAKL: The UN Security Council meeting of Humanitarian situation in Ethiopia’s Tigray region

To: U.N. Security Council Permanent Members: Re: The U.N. Security Council meeting-Humanitarian situation in Ethiopia’s Tigray region Bayto Yiakl USA, a grassroots organization representing Eritrean-Americans from over 40 cities in the United States, are advocating for democracy, human rights, and rule of law in our native country, Eritrea. As a grassroots mass movement, Bayto Yiakl […]

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Urgent Request to UNSC members to pass a resolution on the Tigray Genocide 

 03 March 2021   Dear Honourable Members,   When a state fails to prevent or alleviate atrocities within its territory, or if the state itself is the primary perpetrator of such acts, the UN must not stand idly by. There are five reasons why immediate action by the Security Council regarding Ethiopia’s northern region is […]

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ኣብ ህልዊ ኵነታት ህዝቢ ትግራይ ኣድሂቡ ዝወፅአ መግለፂ ቅዋም ጉባኤ ትካላት ሃይማኖት ትግራይ

ቤት ፅሕፈት ጕባኤ ትካላት ሃይማኖት ክልል ትግራይ  Inter-religious Council Office Of Tigray Region ስቁ፡. 0342406148 ዕለት 8/6/2003 ዓ/ም ኣብ ህልዊ ኵነታት ህዝቢ ትግራይ ኣድሂቡ ዝወፅአ መግለፂ ቅዋም ጉባኤ ትካላት ሃይማኖት ትግራይ ብመጀመርታ ብሰንኪ ኵናት ንዝሞቱ ገነት፣ ንዝሓዘኑ ምፅንዕናዕ፣ ንዝተጐድኡ ፈጣሪ ምሕረት ክልእዀሎም፣ ንዝተረፈ ህዝብና ድማ ሰላም ጥዕና ፍትሒ ንምነ። ጕባኤ ትካላት ሃይማኖት ትግራይ ዝተጣየሸሉ ዕላማ […]

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Ethiopian government has ordered the Ethiopian & Eritrean army to dimolish Tekeze Hydroelectric Dam in Tigray

(By Tigraian Academic Diaspora in Europe, 22 February 2021) –  United Nations Environment Programme P.O. Box 30552, Nairobi, KENYA Tel: +254 (0)20 762 1234 Fax: +254 (0)20 762 3927  Dear Sirs/Madams,   As you well know by now, dictator Abiy Ahmed of Ethiopia and senile dictator Isaias Afework of Eritrea have no bound for their […]

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Global Alliance of Tegaru Evangelical Christians (GATEC): Open letter about the “Genocidal War” and catastrophe in Tigray

(By Global Alliance of Tegaru Evangelical Christians (GATEC), 17 February 2021) – “Blessed are the peacemakers, for they shall be called sons of God.” Matthew 5:9 Greetings in the name of the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit. We, Tigrayan Evangelical Christians residing in different countries around the world, who have gathered to pray, […]

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An appeal to all Eritrean people for your unconditional support to stand with the people of Tigray

(By Mekete Tigray UK) – As all Eritreans are aware of that Abiy is heavily support by Isaias Afewerki. The Eritrean Army is involved in the war on Tigray from the start of the war on 4th November 2020. The Ethiopian National Defense Forces (ENDF), Amhara Militias and the Eritrean Army have been committing massacres […]

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A changing Ethiopia: Divisions, fear, and unfounded accusations

(Source: Awashpost.com, By Kjetil Tronvoll, 22 December 2020) – An open letter to Ethiopian authorities by Professor Kjetil Tronvoll Recently I have experienced repeated and grievous ad hominem attacks from an Ethiopian government spokesperson and internet trolls associated with the regime, demonstrating how toxic and divisive the political context in Ethiopia has become. The slur […]

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An open appeal letter to the UN, EU and African Union: Stop the war in Tigray

(By WS Asfaw, 15 December 2020) – Your Excellencies, After 1949, the Geneva Conventions of Nurnberg and Tokyo trails come up with comprehensive and enforceable definitions of War Crimes. We strongly believe that Ethiopia’s illegal government (it is unelected according to the Ethiopian Constitution should have held an election within five years of its remit). […]

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An open letter to the UN, EU, African Union, US and UK Governements, all freedom loving governments from HIBR – Ethiopian Multinational Federalist Support Force

ሕብር – ኢትዮ  ሕብረብሄራዊ  ፌደራሊስቶች  የድጋፍ ኃይል (HIBR– Ethiopian Multinational Federalist Support Force, November 30, 2020) – To: The UN, EU, African Union, US and UK Governements, all freedom loving governments Dear Madam/Sir, We, the members of HIBR, Ethiopian Multinational Federalist Support Force, coming from over 16 nations in Ethiopia, write this letter to apprise […]

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Global Society of Tigrai Scholars (GSTS): Urgent call for an immediate cessation of all forms of hostilities and commence all-inclusive national dialogue

(Source: GSTS, 06 December 2020) It is with a great disappointment that the Global Society of Tigrai Scholars (GSTS) learned the declaration of war by the federal government on Tigrai on 3rd November 2020. The GSTS denounces this illegal and unjust war in the strongest possible terms. It will only deepen the political and humanitarian […]

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Open Letter To The Ethiopian Prime Minister Dr Abiy Ahmed

(By HRCE, 01 December 2020) Dear Mr. Prime Minster, During your address to the Ethiopian Parliament, yesterday, 30th November, 2020, regarding the war in Tigray, you are reported to have said, “The people of Eritrea have proven to us that not only are they are our brothers and sisters, but also they stood by us […]

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