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Sexual abuse and starvation are used as weapons in Ethiopia

English translation of an opinion piece by Swedish scholars published on Dagens ETC, May 28th 2021 A 15-year-old girl is raped in front of her brother in Shire in northern Ethiopia. Another girl resists and has her arm and leg shot off. Women are gang-raped for days by soldiers. Needles, stones and pieces of plastic are […]

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“We’re afraid they’ll come back and kill us all” – Yle’s photos show the cruelty of the Tigray war in Ethiopia

English Translation of a Photo report by YLE newspaper (Finland) sion) https://yle.fi/uutiset/3-11991934 In Tigray, warfare by Ethiopians and Eritreans has raised fears of ethnic cleansing. Liselott Lindström 21.6. 15:11 TIGRAY. Abraha Gebreanenya sits squatting and covering his face with a white scarf. “How do you live with such grief? I can’t stand it, he says, and […]

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Humanitarian situation in Tigray (12 June 2021)

Dear friends, This circular mainly addresses the famine in Tigray, as now officially confirmed by the UN humanitarian chief (section 1). Hopefully the upgraded version of our Atlas of the Humanitarian Situation will be helpful for the aid workers (section 2). Further, this circular holds a digest of articles in the media (section 3) and opinion pieces (section 4). […]

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Humanitarian situation in Tigray (31 May 2021)

Dear friends, The catastrophic humanitarian situation in Tigray is now (finally) making headlines in international media (section 1). Besides international reactions that become stronger (section 2), we will also give some insights into how the Tigray people are trying to resist to what Ethiopian and Eritrean soldiers call “our season” (section 3). And still, the Ethiopian authorities are […]

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A war that shouldn’t be one

English translation of a broadcast article on ARD television (Germany), 10 May 2021: https://www.tagesschau.de/ausland/afrika/tigray-107.html The war in Tigray is over, Ethiopia’s government says. A journey through the province reveals that Eritrea’s army is still present, rape is common – and hunger is spreading in the countryside. By Norbert Hahn, ARD-Studio Nairobi, currently in Tigray Region […]