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Humanitarian situation in Tigray (23 July 2021)

Dear friends, This 29th digest focuses on some news from Tigray despite the near-total blackout (section 1), the situation at Mekelle University (section 2), the dire conditions of Western Tigray (section 3). We use the German case, as an example to mention the diplomatic efforts (section 4), and further include links to some major press articles (section 5) and opinion pieces […]

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Analytical report

Humanitarian situation in Tigray (12 April 2021)

Dear friend, The scientists’ appeal for Tigray has reached almost 3200 signatories. The text dates back to the beginning of the war. Nevertheless, we continue inviting to sign the appeal; signatories may opt in to be included in the mailing list: https://t.co/ImBa18UMB4?amp=1 Then, unfortunately, this newsletter comes again with a full catalog of war crimes (as if […]

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Analytical report

Report: “Tigray (Ethiopia) residents are deliberately starved on a large scale as a weapon of war”

English translation of the article published on vrt NWS (Dutch), 06 April 2021: https://www.vrt.be/vrtnws/nl/2021/04/06/rapport-in-tigray-ethiopie-worden-de-burgers-bewust-uitgehon/ The inhabitants of Tigray, a region in northern Ethiopia, are starving and circumstantial evidence suggests that this is done consciously and on a large scale. This is stated in a report published today by the World Peace Foundation, a research group […]

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Translated article

The civil war in Tigray is becoming more and more like the Rwandan genocide

English translation of the article published on Trouw (The Netherlands): https://www.trouw.nl/verdieping/de-burgeroorlog-in-tigray-begint-steeds-meer-te-lijken-op-de-rwandese-genocide~bfbd8370/   A year after Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize, he is also held responsible for heinous war crimes in the renegade Tigray region. ‘He could even be complicit in genocide.’ Erik van Zwam 23 March 2021, 8:50 Some reports from […]

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Follow-up (20 March 2021) regarding the appeal on humanitarian disaster in north Ethiopia

Dear friend, As a signatory of the Appeal by concerned scientists and development professionals, we continue updating you on the humanitarian situation in Tigray. This update addresses the announced Human Rights mission to Tigray (section 1), the dire health situation (section 2), the situation of education and the re-appearance of Prof. Kindeya (section 3), the support to Tigrayan students […]

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The Genocidal war on Tigray: an opinion piece by Prof. Dr. Kjetil Tronvoll

Note: This is an opinion article directly published from twitter thread (Feb 27, 2021): https://twitter.com/KjetilTronvoll/status/1365731886614671363 “As a professor of human rights, one should be very careful to use the term genocide, the most serious international crime existing.” Are we witnessing a genocidal campaign by Eritrean forces in the war in Tigray Ethiopia? The atrocities committed and […]