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... Continue Reading →

Youth seeks revenge after testimonies of horrific rapes in Tigray

English Translation of a broadcast article on NOS (Dutch television) https://amp.nos.nl/artikel/2383081-jeugd-wil-wraak-na-getuigenissen-van-gruwelijke-verkrachtingen-in-tigray.html Published on: May 31, 2021 A toddler hangs from his mother's skirt at Ayder hospital in Mekelle, the largest city in the northern Ethiopian state of Tigray. The little boy doesn't want to lose sight of his mama. There's panic in his eyes every... Continue Reading →

Ethiopia: The people of Tuhuli, in Tigray, tell the story of hell

English translation of a broadcast article on Radio France International: https://www.rfi.fr/fr/afrique/20210517-ethiopie-les-habitants-de-tuhuli-dans-le-tigr%C3%A9-racontent-l-enfer Many women in Tuhuli in Tigray were raped during the attack (illustration image) AFP Published: 05/17/2021 - 04:28 A new series of abuses was reportedly perpetrated by the Ethiopian army in TigrAY. The conflict between the federal army and the former provincial power of the... Continue Reading →

Humanitarian situation in Tigray (23 April 2021)

Destroyed farmers house in central Tigray ©KGL Dear friends, This newsletter focuses on sexual violence in the Tigray war and the upcoming famine (section 1), as well as never-ending massacres (2). We also point to local initiatives organising humanitarian assistance to Tigray (3). There is additional news from Tigray’s universities (4), with Dr. Fana Hagos as... Continue Reading →

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