What are the war aims of Ethiopia, Eritrea and Somalia in Tigray?

(Source: Eritreahub.org, by Martin Plaut, 23 January 2021) – The Tigray war has turned into an all-out conflict, pitting Tigrayan forces loyal to the Tigray People’s Liberation front (TPLF) against Ethiopian federal troops, the Eritrean army, Amhara militia and – as revealed this week – Somali soldiers. Despite what would seem to be overwhelming odds […]

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War in Tigray destroys human lives and important world heritage

(Source: Mondiaal Nieuws, MICHIEL LOVENIERS, Author: Martin Plaut, 23 JANUARY 2021) – Bombs recently opened a hole in one of the oldest mosques in the world. It is located in the Tigray region of Ethiopia, where a terrible war has been going on for more than two months. There are testimonies about possible war crimes, but also about […]

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Ethiopia is haunted by ghosts of its violent history. Can it be redeemed?

(Source: AwashPost.com, By Abdulfetah Khalil, 21 January 2021) – To move forward, Ethiopians must first reckon with the country’s turbulent past. That process should start with acknowledging and accepting the agony of 80 plus ethnic groups, who have endured silent genocides and all manners of abuses over the years. What on earth is happening in […]

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In Memoriam: Seyoum Mesfin, Ethiopian Peacemaker and Patriot

(Source: World Peace Foundation, By Alex DeWaal, 14 January 2021) –  Seyoum Mesfin, who was killed in Tigray this week at the age of 71, was Ethiopia’s longest-serving foreign minister. His untimely death robs Ethiopia of a man who exemplified the country’s tradition of enlightened and progressive patriotism. Under other circumstances we would expect a […]

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Hawks and doves: The great divide over the war in Tigray

(Source: Ethiopia Insight, byFassil Hailu, 12 January 2021) –  Pro- or anti-war, we should all agree that independent access to the conflict zone is a must.   On 3 November, a full-scale war broke out in Ethiopia between the federal government led by Abiy Ahmed and the TPLF-run Tigray regional government. Addis Ababa declared victory […]

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Abiy Ahmed’s authoritarian rule and treachery is destroying Ethiopia

(By Mekete Tigray UK, Editorial, 11 january 2020) – Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed is not only has failed to live up to his early promises and Medemer philosophy, he has unleashed a wave of repression, killings of ethnic groups and locking up his political opponents and those he once freed. He is advancing a dangerous […]

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Here We Go Again: Abiy Ahmed Lies exposed by Major General Belay Seyoum!

(By Y Huluf, 08 January 2021) –   At any historical period and in no place of the planet did ever emerge a government that was hell bent on destroying a constitution of its own sovereign part except in Ethiopia for no legitimate reasons but hatred of the people living in the region. Tigray did […]

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“We don’t want it”: North Command chief on Eritrean army in Tigray; says army didn’t let alien forces in. Full speech

(Source: Addis Standard, Addis Ababa, BY MEDIHANE EKUBAMICHAEL @MEDIHANE , 06 January 2021) – In a speech that lasted for more than 20 minutes and delivered as part of response to questions raised by the residents of Mekelle, the capital of Tigray regional state, Major General Belay Seyoum Commander of the Northern Command, said the army […]

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Abiy’s War in Tigray and Crimes of International Law

(By Mulugeta Abai, Executive Director, Canadian Centre for Victims of Torture,  The full Article on PDF format: Abiy’s War in Tigray and Crimes of International laws, 06 January 2020) – Almost all wars are intertwined with cover-ups and keeping people in darkness by the ruling cliques and war-mongering forces. The extent of war crimes and […]

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The Wish to Experiment on the Minds of Tigrayans: A Nazi Style Genocide

(By Alula Aba Nega, 31 December 2020) – In a ‘triumphant’ event recently held with Amhara Mass Media Journalists,  Deacon Daniel Kibret, advisor to Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed, expressed his wish and suggestion of catching the Tigray People’s Liberation Front (TPLF) leaders and putting them under lifetime brain or psychiatric experiment (watach the youtube video […]

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ልምዲ ምብራቕ ቲሞር፣ ኣብ ትግራይ ንዝግበር ቓልሲ ኣንፃር ወረርቲ

ኣብ ዝሓለፈ ፅሑፍ፣ ህዝባዊ ዓመፅ ንናፅነት ትግራይ (Civil Disobedience for Tigrayan Freedom) ብዝብል ርእሲ፣ ኣድላይነት ሰላማዊ ቓልሲ ብዝተወሰነ መልክዑ ምልዓልና ይዝከር። እዚ ናይቲ ዝሓለፈ ፅሑፍ መቐፀልታ ኾይኑ፣ ግን ድማ ዓርሱ ዝኸኣለን ንበይኑ ክንበብ ዝኽእልን እዩ። እቲ ዝሓለፈ ክፋል ምንባብ ንዝደሊ ድማ ኣብዚ ብምጥዋቕ ምርካብ ይከኣል። ኣብዚ ፅሑፍ እዚ ምስ ቃልሲ ትግራይ ንምትሕሓዝ ክጥዕም ምእንታን፣ ብዛዕባ ትግራይ […]

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The World is failing the over eight million Tigrayans in Ethiopia

(By Mekete Tigray UK, Updated 21 December 2020) The World is Failing the over eight million Tigrayans in Ethiopia: Ethnic cleansing, war crimes and genocide by unelected Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed, President Isaias Afeworki and Amhara Special Forces and militias. Key facts: Tigray is home to the ancient Kingdom of Aksum which existed from approximately […]

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How Europe can stop Ethiopia’s slide into a regional war

(Source: European Council on Foreign Relations, By Theodore Murphy, @TheodoreMurphy on Twitter, Director of Africa programme, 15 December 2020) – The recent war in Ethiopia may at first glance appear to be a short, sharp internal conflict with few implications for the Horn of Africa – or for Europe. But the war is far from […]

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Background to the war in Tigray State Ethiopia

(By Alex Brhanu, 13 December 2020) – The illegitimate Ethiopian government has imposed a complete shutdown of communication and transportation in and out of the State of Tigray. He has now declared war and mobilized ground and air attacks against the state. This illegitimate government has controlled the local media and is disseminating false information […]

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Ethiopia: Abiy & Isaias’s Killing Fields

(By WS. Asfaw, 11 December 2020) – The Horn of Africa is the most strategic geopolitical location in the world. Thus, the world’s all-powerful military and economic muscles are stationed in the Horn, staring each other with the most sophisticated weapons. Simultaneously, the people of this zone are made to scratch the soil for their […]

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Amhara Expansionism: one of the main causes of ethnic conflict in Ethiopia

(By WS Asfaw, 08 December 2020) Many Amharas are probably not aware of the consequence of Ethiopia’s final eclipse as a state is facilitated by natural and human-made calamities. Military aggressions right and left cannot unite a country by force. It is a recipe for fragmentation and precipitates further suspicion in an already uneasy relationship […]

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Eritrea’s Role in Ethiopia’s Conflict and the Fate of Eritrean Refugees

(Source: Eritreahub.org, By: Mesfin Hagos, former Minister of Defense of Eritrea, 03 December 2020) In an address to his country’s parliament on November 30, 2020, Ethiopia’s Prime Minister confirmed Eritrean support to his ongoing war against the Tigray People’s Liberation Front (TPLF), the regional government of the northernly regional state of Tigray. Dr. Abiy told […]

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Clairvoyant Mother; or Was She? Would Abiy be a king of a lost empire?

(By Y H, 01 December 2020) Some people may have been modest enough to rebuke the thought of someone’s claim that his mother saw it coming and vaticinated, her son, Abiy, the Pentecostal preacher, a crook without bound, would be a king of a lost empire.  The reason people accepted such a prognostication with a pinch of […]

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Stop Abiy Ahmed’s and Isaias Afeworki’s genocide and Ethnic cleansing against the people of Tigray in Ethiopia

(By Mekete Tigray UK, 30 November 2020) With full support of Isaias Afeworki, Prime Minster Abiy is reigniting ethnic civil war between Amharas and Tigrayans. Abiy Ahmed’s government has closed all roads to the entire Tigray state, so aid agencies cannot reach those who are needy of food Aid. All communications are shut down, banks […]

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Establishing the Truth About Tigray: Why hasn’t the UN Secretary General demanded access and flown there to establish for himself what is happening in Tigray?

(Source: Lord David Atlon, 27 November 2020) This morning the Ethiopian Embassy in London sent their own version of events to Parliamentarains. This followed a meeting between the Foreign Seretary, Dominic Raab MP deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs of Ethiopia, Mr Demeke Mekonnen. The Deputy Prime Minister also told the Foreign Secretary […]

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