US Senate House Foreign Affairs Committee passes Resolution on Ethiopia

(Source:GovTrack) –  H.Res. 445: Condemning all violence and human rights abuses in Ethiopia, and calling on the … … Government of Ethiopia and the Government of the State of Eritrea to remove all Eritrean troops from Ethiopia, and for all belligerents in the conflict, including the Ethiopian National Defense Forces, the Tigray People’s Liberation Front, […]

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Fresh Ethiopian air force strikes hit Tigray region

(Source: CNN, By Bethlehem Feleke, Vasco Cotovio and Jeevan Ravindran) –    Ethiopian air forces targeted the areas of Mai Tsebri and Adwa on Sunday, October 24, 2021. (CNN) The Ethiopian government’s air force carried out two air strikes in the northern region of Tigray, government spokesperson Legese Tulu told CNN Sunday. One of the strikes […]

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Ethiopian Government’s deliberately set up to catch UN Plane in crossfire in midair

(Source: Globe News Net) –  UN says government was aware of plane carrying 11 aid workers as year-long conflict with Tigray escalates Ethiopian military airstrikes on Friday October 22, 2021 forced a United Nations humanitarian flight which was 4:30 minutes away from its landing in Tigray’s capital Mekelle to turn back. Ethiopian government spokesperson Legesse Tulu […]

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Ethiopian government strikes Tigray regional capital for fourth day this week

(Source: reuters, ADDIS ABABA) – Ethiopia conducted an air strike on the capital of the northern Tigray region on Friday for the fourth day this week, as fighting has intensified between central government and regional forces. Government spokesperson Legesse Tulu said Friday’s air strike targeted a base formerly belonging to the Ethiopian military and now […]

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STJ: Urgent call to condemn and stop the indiscriminate aerial bombardment of Mekelle City

For Immediate Release [Security and Justice for Tigrayans (SJT) is a US 501(c (3)) registered non-profit organization that advocates for the wellbeing of Tigrayans at a global level.] Today, SJT is issuing this urgent press release to call on all world leaders, multilateral organizations such as the UN, European Union, African Union, international organizations, human […]

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Ethiopia launches fourth air strike this week on Tigray capital Mekelle

(Source: Mail Online, By Afp) –   Ethiopia said Thursday it had launched another air strike on the capital of war-battered Tigray, the fourth such bombardment this week in a campaign it says is targeting rebel facilities. The latest strike was aimed at a facility “currently serving TPLF for military training”, government spokesman Legesse Tulu […]

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Ethiopia launches new air strike on Tigray capital

(Source: Channel 4 News) – Ethiopia has again launched airstrikes against the capital of the northern Tigray region. There has been fighting between Ethiopian and Tigrayan forces for almost a year now and the government’s blockade of the region has cut off the six million people who live there from much-needed humanitarian aid. Today, the […]

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Ethiopia conducts two air strikes on Tigray within hours, war escalates

(Source: Reuters, ADDIS ABABA) – Summary Government: Second strike targeted rebel assets in Agbe Regional capital Mekelle hit for third time in two days Tigrayan forces say strikes show government desperation War erupted in Tigray in November last year Conflict has killed thousands, displaced over 2 million The Ethiopian government carried out a second air […]

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Message to Trudeau: Stop Canada’s support for the war on Tigray

(Source: Spring, By Tigray Advocacy Canada) –  Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has branded himself and his foreign policy as environmentally conscious and feminist. But one of the biggest recipients of Canadian development assistance is the government of Ethiopia, which has launched a brutal war on the Tigrayan people—a war which has specifically targeted women, […]

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Third airstrike hits capital of Ethiopia’s Tigray region

(Source: AP, By Cara Anna, Nairobi, Kenya) – A new airstrike has hit the capital of Ethiopia’s Tigray region, residents said Wednesday, while the United Nations said it is slashing by more than half its Tigray presence as a government blockade halts humanitarian aid efforts and people die from lack of food. The war in […]

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Three children killed in strike on Ethiopia’s Mekelle – UN

(Source: Reuters, GENEVA) – Three children were killed and one person was wounded in an air strike on the capital of the Tigray region in Ethiopia on Monday, the United Nations cited local health workers as saying. The health workers said the casualties were caused in the strike on the outskirts of Mekelle, Jens Laerke, […]

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Ethiopian government admits Mekelle airstrike in Amharic, 4 hours after denying it in English

(Source: Globe News Net) – Ethiopia has admitted it conducted airstrikes in the capital Tigray, Mekelle hours after denying it. The state-run news agency, ‘Ethiopian Press Agency’, said the attacks had targeted Tigray’s communications and weapons facilities. But medical and witness evidences showed that three civilians of a family had been killed, and more than […]

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GSTS: Statement on the condemnation of airstrike on civilians in Mekelle by the Ethiopian regime and a call for an urgent no-fly zone over Tigray

For Immediate Release Re: Condemnation of Airstrike on Civilians in Mekelle by the Ethiopian Regime and a Call for an Urgent Non-Fly Zone over Tigray The Global Society of Tigray Scholars and Professionals condemns in the strongest possible terms the airstrikes conducted today, 18th of October 2021, on civilians in Mekelle, the capital city of […]

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Ethiopia: Airstrikes hit Tigray capital Mekelle

(Source: DW) – The announcement was made by regional TV controlled by the Tigrayan People’s Liberation Front and confirmed by humanitarian sources. They are the first air raids on Mekele since the conflict began a year ago. Tigrai TV said the attack on the city of Mekele was carried out by Ethiopia’s prime minister Airstrikes […]

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Not impartial, not principled, non-starter: African Union mediation in Ethiopia

(Source: World Peace Foundation, By MULUGETA GEBREHIWOT BERHE) – The United Nations Guidance for Effective Mediation recognizes mediation as one of the most effective methods of preventing, managing and above all, resolving conflicts. To be effective, however, a mediation process requires more than the appointment of a high-profile individual to act as a third party. […]

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Fears for humanitarian crisis engulfing Tigray as Abiy Ahmed launches make or break war

(Source: The Independent) –  A ‘final offensive’ launched by Addis Ababa in Tigray has raised fears over its impact on the general population, writes Ahmed Aboudouh   A broken human skull, pieces of human bones and blood-stained clothes scattered around what looked like a burned mass graveyard, where people were searching a number of identity papers. […]

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ወገንተኛው፣ መርህ የለሹና ከጅምሩ የከሸፈው የአፍሪቃ ሕብረት ሽምግልና በኢትዮጵያ

(በሙሉጌታ ገብረሕይወት: መስከረም 20-2014) –  ትርጉም – አገኘሁ እና ንጉሱ ከተባበሩት መንግስታት መመሪያዎች አንዱእንደሚለው ግጭቶችን ለመከላከል፣ ለማስተዳደርእና ከሁሉም በላይ ግጭቶችን ለመፍታት ሽምግልና በጣም ውጤታማ ከሆኑ ዘዴዎች አንዱ ነው።   ይህ እንዲሆን ግን ትልቅ ስምና ዝና  ያለውን ሸምጋይከመሰየም በላይ የሆነ ድርጊት ይጠይቃል። ይህ ሂደትስኬታማ እንዲሆን ቢያንስ በግጭት ውስጥ ያሉወገኖች በአሸማጋዩ ድርጅትና ግለሰብ ላይ መስማማት አለባቸው። በግጭቱ ውስጥ ያሉት ተፋላሚዎች […]

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Negotiation between Ethiopia and TPLF by excluding other political forces in Tigray ‘futile’ say three opposition parties in Tigray

Three opposition parties in Tigray (Tigray Independence Party, Salsay Weyane Tigray, National Congress of Great Tigray) released a statement on Friday October 15, 2021 praising President Biden’s Executive Order and EU’s Move for Action. The statement reminded that a year-long genocide has been committed on the people of Tigray by Ethiopian government and allies and […]

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Neither Impartial nor Independent: The Joint UN-EHRC Human Rights Investigation in Tigray

(Source: WORLD PEACE FOUNDATION ) – By Chidi Odinkalu, Paulos Tesfagiorgis, Alex de Waal and Delia Burns In March, the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) established a joint investigation into alleged violations of human rights committed during the conflict in Tigray, Ethiopia. Controversially, the partner was the Ethiopian Human Rights Commission (EHRC). The […]

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Eritrean Soldiers and Amhara militia rape a 65 years old Tigrayan nun repeatedly and in public

(Source: Globe News Net) –      Ms. Tiemtu Afewerki, a 65 years old nun, lived her life in purity, devoting it for her God; she has never been in to marriage or that sort. All she knew was her God, bible, and her prayers. Her life was mostly in monasteries inside Ethiopia and abroad; […]

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A ‘balanced’ approach to Abiy’s medieval war makes a mockery of justice

(Source: The African Report, By Dr Debretsion Gebremichael – President of Tigray) –  The Tigray government and people should not face international sanctions for trying to avoid annihilation. The international response to the Ethiopian and Eritrean governments’ genocidal war on Tigray has been woefully inadequate. But what is also perplexing about the international response has […]

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2nd senior UN Population Fund official recalled over Tigray war remarks

(Source: Yahoo News, AFP, by Robbie COREY-BOULET, October 12, 2021, 6:27 PM) –  The UN Population Fund has recalled its Ethiopia chief, the agency said Tuesday, the second such departure this month following an explosive interview in which both officials complained of being sidelined by UN higher-ups they claimed were sympathetic to Tigrayan rebels. The departure […]

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Wing Loong is over Ethiopia: Chinese UCAVs join the battle for Tigray

(Source: Oryx, By Stijn Mitzer and Joost Oliemans,  11 October 2021) –    After the acquisition of Iranian and Emirati unmanned combat aerial vehicles (UCAVs) by Ethiopia, there now is strong reason to suggest that a third type of UCAV has joined the conflict: The Chinese-made Wing Loong I. Information received by the authors’ combined with […]

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UN recalls Ethiopia migration head over Tigray war remarks

(Source: Mail online, By AFP, PUBLISHED: 19:38, 11 October 2021 | UPDATED: 19:38, 11 October 2021) –  The UN’s migration agency has put its Ethiopia chief on administrative leave, citing “unauthorised interviews” in which she complained of being sidelined by UN higher-ups she claimed were sympathetic to Tigrayan rebels. The departure of Maureen Achieng, confirmed […]

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What happened? What did ‘they’ do? What is Tigray asking the international Community to know and do?

(Source: Globe News Net, By Goitom A.) –  106 years ago, estimated 1.5 million Armenians(more than 90% of the total Armenian population, by then) perished in the state-sponsored genocide by the Ottoman Turks. Three decades later, between 1941 and 1945, 6 million Jews were exterminated by Nazi Germany and its collaborators across German-occupied Europe in […]

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UAE Air Bridge Supports Ethiopian Military in Tigray War

(Source: Oryx, By Stijn Mitzer and Joost Oliemans in collaboration with Gerjon) –  Amidst an increasingly deterorating security situation throughout large parts of northern Ethiopia, the Ethiopian National Defence Force (ENDF) has embarked on an international shopping spree in an effort to acquire new weapon systems that could help it to halt the seemingly unstoppable advances of […]

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EU parliament adopts resolution on Ethiopia; demands immediate cessation of hostilities, calls for wide range sanctions including arms embargo

(Source: Addisstandard, by ADDIS STANDARD STAFF) –  The resolution also “calls on the UN Security Council to consider deploying UN peacekeepers to the [Tigray] region” Addis Abeba, October 08/2021 – The European Parliament has on 07 October adopted a resolution demanding “immediate cessation of hostilities by all parties” and calling for wide range sanctions, including arms embargo, […]

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A new CNN investigation has discovered the Ethiopian government used flagship airlines to transport weapons during war with Tigray. CNN’s Nima Elbagir reports.

(Source: CNN) A new CNN investigation has discovered the Ethiopian government used flagship airlines to transport weapons during war with Tigray. CNN’s Nima Elbagir reports.  

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