Will the world show the same compassion and heart that it demonstrated in 1984? Are there Tony Blair's whose lives will be changed by seeing Letebirhan's image? Are there Bob Geldof's still in the 21st century? Are there world-famous artists that can be moved into action?
Beriha was shot by an Eritrean soldier in the Samre area, southern Tigray. She has lost her two eyes. .
ኣቦና እዘን ይሕተትወን ዝነበሩ ሕቶታት እንተ ዘኢመሊሶም ከም ዝቐትልዎም ይፈልጡ እዮም፡ ግን ድማ ናይ መትከልን ቃልስን ጕዳይ ስለ ዝዀነ ንዘኢምብርካኽን፣ ቃልሲ ህዝቦም ንዘኢምጥላምን ኣብ መትከሎም ምጽናዕ መሪጾም። ን ሰሙናት ከሳቕይዎም ድሕሪ ምጽናሕ ድማ ኣብ ዘኢተፈለጠ መዓልቲ ረሺኖም ኣብ ጥቓ እታ ከተማ ዝርከብ መንገዲ ሬሰኦም ተደርብዩ ተርየ።
After Abiy Ahmed declared war on Tigray, life has not been the same for Tigrayans. There were reports of harassment, discrimination, and abuse of Tigrayans by government officials. Tigrayan top military officers and members of the Ethiopian National Defense Force (ENDF) were not even spared. All ethnic Tigrayans who were serving ENDF have been disarmed, many of them are detained and unjustly imprisoned since the beginning of the war.
ቤት ትምህርተይ ሓዊ ኣትዩዋ። ኣነ ታሪኽ እየ እዝክር ዘለኹ። ናይ ሎሚ ህፃናትን ሰጋናትን ተምሃሮ ግን ኣካል ሆወቶም እያ። እቶም ተምሃሮ፡ ታሪኾንም መፃኢኦምን ክቃፀል ምስ ርአዩ፡ ከካብ ገዝኦም ተፀዋዊዖም ከድሕኑ ተጓየዩ። ገሊኦም እቲ ዝተወልዐ ሓዊ ከጥፍኡ፣ ገሊኦም ዘኢተቓፀሉ ወይ ፍርቆም ዝነደዱ መፅሓፍቶም ከድሕኑ ፅዓሩ። ግን ከም ድልየቶም ኣይኰነሎምን።
ኣነ እውን ትግራወይቲ ብ ምዃነይ፡ ናይ ባንኪ ኣካውንተይ ተዓፅዩ ኣብ ችግር ወደቕኩ። ብፍላይ ካባይ ብዙሕ ነገር ዝትፅበይ ቈልዓ ሒዘ ከቢድ ኰነኒ። እቲ ፀገመይ ግን ተጀሚሩ እንበር አይተወደኣን።
but when I got up again in the morning and check they were both there, lying. Then I called him 'papa' and tried to wake him up, but he was silent. Then I said 'papa!', who will I live with then? How can I live here alone? He was still silent. Then I said to myself 'they are dead'