Three Tigray political parties issue demands

Their demands are targeted at the international community and include the immediate withdrawal of Eritrean army and Amhara militia, access to humanitarian aid and media, and independent investigation of crimes of atrocities and end to war and a start of negotiation.

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Tigrayan protests against the war on Tigray across the globe (a photo essay)
Acitvist Meaza Gidey leading a protest againt the war on Tigray in Washington.

Tigrayan protests against the war on Tigray across the globe (a photo essay)

We present here a photo essay of the different protests taking places across the globe wherever Tigrayans live. For more than 3 months, Tigrayans across the world have been living in fear for the country as a humanitarian crisis driven by continuing armed conflict ravages the Tigray region.

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A Tigrayan woman speaks truth to lethal power: responding to Ethiopian elders in Mekelle

As far as I am concerned what you are doing now is tantamount to breaking someone’s leg on purpose and then donating a wheelchair to aid with their mobility. Because it’s the same force that you blessed and sent who has come here to massacre us.

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A glimpse into the much-hyped food aid distribution in Tigray
Internal U.N. document: 'Woredas with completed or ongoing response.' Note: the map uses the most recent woreda boundaries, as decided by the Tigray Regional Government in January 2020.

A glimpse into the much-hyped food aid distribution in Tigray

‘formal’ humanitarian aid has not reached the millions of people who are in dire need of food aid in Tigray. This has also been confirmed by government officials and humanitarian workers who are operating on the ground. In some towns, people were required to sign that they received more food assistance (grains) than they actually did. Use of starvation as weapon of war was the common thread in many of the testimonies received.

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An ordinary woman recounts the war on Tigray, a story from Mekelle Times publication

My heart breaks for my beloved Tigray, and my heart starts to hold a grudge. I know this is a feeling that many share, and I am scared that with the grudge, slowly creeps in the need for revenge and hate. I don’t want to see my beloved Tigray destroyed by hate and the need for revenge

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What happened in Aksum? My personal account
Tigrai Hiking Group members posing for a photo shoot.

What happened in Aksum? My personal account

Exactly, after 8 days, on November 27, 2020, the Eritrean Army (around 50 – 80 soldiers) came back to Aksum and started patrolling the whole city, the nearby mountains and the churches.

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Gheralta Mountains: from attractive tourism destination to a raging battlefield (a rare footage).

Exactly the area where these churches and the lodges are found has been now a raging battlefield. The footage below shows the smokes and sounds of shelling from an active war. The footage captures the area from Megab to Digum.

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On the war on Tigray, France is divided between business and defence of human rights

Looting, possible war crimes, destruction of property and historical sites: testimonies from Tigray, a province at war since 4 November, are very worrying. Yet France remains discreet,and hopes to preserve its chances in a promising market.

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