Ethiopia: war in Tigray threatens to end Abiy’s dream of unity

Ethiopia: war in Tigray threatens to end Abiy’s dream of unity

At a makeshift shelter in a school in Mekelle, capital of Ethiopia’s Tigray region, Gezae Wolderaphael, an aquiline-featured young sesame farmer, shows what he says are rifle butt and knife wounds on his face... Read more »
Comment on ‘Clean out our insides’: Ethiopia detains Tigrayans amid war by Agazian

Comment on ‘Clean out our insides’: Ethiopia detains Tigrayans amid war by Agazian

We are back to the red terror era of the Megistu regime in Oromia. Abiye ordered to kill young men and women in Oromia and throw them in to the street to... Read more »
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Amnesty report describes Axum massacre in Ethiopia’s Tigray

Amnesty report describes Axum massacre in Ethiopia’s Tigray

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Soldiers from Eritrea systematically killed “many hundreds” of people, the large majority men, in a massacre late November in the Ethiopian city of Axum in the Tigray region,... Read more »
US calls for withdrawal of Eritrean forces in Ethiopia following investigation into massacre

US calls for withdrawal of Eritrean forces in Ethiopia following investigation into massacre

(CNN) US Secretary of State Antony Blinken called Saturday for the withdrawal of Eritrean and Ethiopian regional forces from the Tigray region of Ethiopia, and an end to killings and human rights... Read more »
Massacre in the mountains | AddisNews.net

Massacre in the mountains | AddisNews.net

They thought they’d be safe at a church. Then the soldiers arrived Abraham began burying the bodies in the morning and didn’t stop until nightfall. The corpses, some dressed in white church... Read more »
Death toll from attack in western Ethiopia reaches 222, Red Cross says

Death toll from attack in western Ethiopia reaches 222, Red Cross says

ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) -The death toll from a Wednesday attack in the western Benishangul-Gumuz region of Ethiopia has risen to 222 people, a volunteer from the country’s Red Cross told Reuters on... Read more »
Shadowy Ethiopian massacre could be 'tip of the iceberg'

Shadowy Ethiopian massacre could be ‘tip of the iceberg’

UMM RAKOUBA, Sudan (AP) — The only thing the survivors can agree on is that hundreds of people were slaughtered in a single Ethiopian town. Witnesses say security forces and their allies... Read more »
Ethiopia launches probe into alleged rights violations

Ethiopia launches probe into alleged rights violations

AA – Ethiopia has launched its own investigation into human rights violations allegedly committed by its security forces, local media reported on Tuesday. The probe was started after a report by global... Read more »
Ethiopia: Communications Shutdown Takes Heavy Toll

Worried Ethiopians Want Partial Internet Shutdown Ended

AP – ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — Rights groups and citizens are calling on Ethiopia’s government to lift the internet shutdown in parts of the country that is leaving millions of people without... Read more »
Ethiopia: Communications Shutdown Takes Heavy Toll

Ethiopia: Communications Shutdown Takes Heavy Toll

Human Rights Watch (Nairobi, March) – The Ethiopian government should immediately lift the shutdown of internet and phone communications in the Oromia region. The two-month-long shutdown has prevented families from communicating, disrupted life-saving services, and contributed... Read more »