One is entitled to believe the course of action the TDF is taking is not optimal. If that is the case, however, one ought to present an alternative.
Million Samuel, the ambassador of Ethiopia to The Hague, Netherlands has abandoned the Abiy regime and fled to the United States after he received a letter about the plan to…
Given the clear awareness of the gravity of the humanitarian crisis and the brutality of the siege, it was with utter dismay that Tigray and the world witnessed the hesitance of UNSC to take decisive action to break the siege on Tigray and the end of the use of collective punishment as a legitimate means of warfare after nearly 10 months of genocidal warfare. We urge the international community to recognize its responsibility to protect human life and dignity.
Federal institutions like Ethio-telecom, Ethiopia Electric Power and Utility, banks, Human Rights Commission, Office of Ombudsman, Ethiopia Revenue and Customs Authority and four federally administered universities employ around 29,000 people in Tigray. Mekelle University alone has more than ten thousand federal employees, including essential service providers at critical institutions such as Ayder Comprehensive Specialized Referral Hospital who have not been paid since June 2021. More than 130,000 civil servants in Tigray have not been paid for the months of June, July, and will go on three months without salaries if they are not paid their August wage.
Western Tigray is a scene of of crime: ethnic cleansing, forced removal, massacres, executions and throwing people to the Tekeze river. The land is being changed through burning, confiscation and severing infrastrutura connections to the rest of Tigray. In many towns, no Tigrayans are left. "There are no Tigrayans here," said an Amhara contact in Dansha when asked if there are Tigrayans left in there.
Abiy Ahmed has committed the act of treason by colluding with foreign forces to commit genocide on the people of Tigray. His genocidal war campaign against Tigray has caused untold suffering on the people of Tigray and has thrown the country into an even deeper political turmoil and economic crisis.
Federal and Afar police started raiding their hotel rooms, beating them, confiscating their property and money and detaining them without any reason. Many eyewitnesses told Tghat police stormed into their rooms at 1 PM, while they were sleeping. They gathered them around Semera Stadium without food, shelter and water. Some 500 first detainees from them have been taken to SNNP concentration camps. Another 500 people are still inside what they have been told is a Red Cross Compound at the side of Semera Stadium.
This letter was posted/circulated in November in Western Tigray. Translations: "For all Tigrayans who live in Welkait Tsegede. The massacre you conducted on Amharas in Mai-kadra is a joy for…
The Tigray Regional Government will cooperate fully in humanitarian assistance efforts. We are ready to discuss how to best implement and operationalize these efforts to ensure millions of lives on the brink of death are saved.
Background: Lieutenant General Tsadqan Gebretnsae is a TPLF veteran who served as a chief-of-staff of the Ethiopia National Defense Forces between 1991 and 2000. After retirement, General Tsadqan served as…