“The war is with the people”: A brief summary of an interview with a recently fired Tigray interim admin official and another Arena official.
Amdom and Haftay of Arena Tigray with Bekalu Alamrew of Awlo Media

“The war is with the people”: A brief summary of an interview with a recently fired Tigray interim admin official and another Arena official.

Haftay said the war is now with the people of tigray. Amdom also said the war was indeed with the people of Tigray. "We did not expect the war would target the people of Tigray", said Amdom.

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Tigrayans in Adi Da’iro praying in a destroyed church: ‘O Lord, Be merciful to us’ (Footage)
A screenshot from a footage of the destruction of Inda Mariam Medhanit of Adi Daero.

Tigrayans in Adi Da’iro praying in a destroyed church: ‘O Lord, Be merciful to us’ (Footage)

On Sunday, November 15, 2020, around between 12:00 and 13:00, Inda Mariam Medhanit (the Church of Saint Mary of the Merciful) of Adi Daero was hit by three artilleries fired from the side of Adi Nebri-id (Adi Nebrid on the map below). The church's west side, the roof and the entrance have been destroyed. Eritrean and Ethiopian troops attacked the area on the date above, but eyewitnesses said that it was Eritrean troops that shelled the church.

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More than 180, 000 people with noncommunicable diseases in Tigray are either dying at home or in great risk

People with NCDs are dying at home due to lack of basic health services and medications such as insulin, antihypertensive, asthma and epilepsy treatment due to the ongoing fighting and insecurity in the region. The following actions must be urgently taken to put an end to this.

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Talk of Eritrean withdrawal from Tigray is falling for yet another Abiy ploy for international consumption

Abiy's grand lies are always to deflect international pressure and they have always worked for him. There are no scruples when Abiy lies, and surprisingly there are still media outlets, shallow so-called analysts, international organizations, and diplomats who accept his lies and deceptions.

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The War on Tigray is also a War on Truth: Parsing Ethiopian Government and pro-Government Social Media Campaigns
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The War on Tigray is also a War on Truth: Parsing Ethiopian Government and pro-Government Social Media Campaigns

The War on Tigray has been characterized by the Ethiopian government’s deceitful attempts to control the narrative. Throughout the war, the government has co-opted the entire state apparatus and ramped up its attempt to impose hegemonic control on the narrative by launching campaigns of disinformation, intimidation, demonization and gaslighting.

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Statement of the employees of Mekelle Diocese and of the administrators of 45 monasteries and churches

In general, the Tigrayan people have been deprived of medical care, telephone, electricity, transport, internet, banking, and all basic services leading to famine, disease, death, and persecution. Our people are in grave danger.

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Tigray scholars society urges UN to reverse its decision to involve Ethiopian Human Rights Commission in Tigray HR investigations

GSTS call on UN reverse its decision to accept the Ethiopian Government’s Request for the UN to conduct a joint investigation with the Ethiopian Human Rights Commission

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The war on Tigray: payment for Eritrea, drone shopping, capital flight

A prominent Amhara diaspora media says Ethiopia paid half a billion dollar to Eritrea for its involvement in the war on Tigray, is negotiating to buy drones from Turkey in exchange for a share in Ethio Telecom, and there is an alarming capital flight from Ethiopia.

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Drones and Machetes: The Race towards more Death
Amhara Militia on the move, waving the illegal tri-color flag.

Drones and Machetes: The Race towards more Death

The fighting is often portrayed as a war between a federal government and one of the regions. Most attention so far has been focused on the power struggle between two clearly defined centers of power, and the challenges,

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