By Getu Mak "Never Again" or Again and Again “Genocide has occurred so often and so uncontested in the last fifty years that an epithet more apt in describing recent…
We, the Doctors and other health professionals of Ayder Comprehensive Specialized Hospital – College of Health Sciences, Mekelle University, hear and experience firsthand the daily suffering our patients are enduring. As we had solemnly sworn an oath to protect and save our patients from suffering, the least we could do on difficult days like these ones is to become their voice and ventilate their sufferings for the world to hear.
I feel this is an opportunity for friends & colleagues in the US & congressional representatives to stop the ongoing genocidal war on Tigray.
From all the questions raised above the one we care most about is “What can be done for lasting peace between Tigray and Eritrea?”. The answer is very short, “There shouldn’t be a region called Tigray”. This could be seen as being racist and immoral thing to say. But that’s the real solution.
We have to pretend as if the first thing we thought about in the morning wasn’t suicide.
The Ethiopian government is determined to commit genocide and expects the world to remain quiet as it does so. Naturally, regimes look for scapegoats to mobilize society.
The United Nations Human Rights Council (HRC) is convening today a special session on the grave human rights situation in Ethiopia. The EHRC is opposing, among other things, the HRC’s proposal to establish an independent body to investigate HR violations. The most disingenuous argument of the EHRC says “the draft resolution risks reopening for further deliberation their [victims’] truth as victims and survivors”. This is yet another stab by EHRC on Tigrayans. It is painful because it is being used to attack Tigrayans, while pretending it cares for them.
In this episode of Tghat Forum, Teklehaymanot Weldemichel sat down with Teklay Gebremichael to discuss his latest opinion article titled “Inventing hell: How the Ethiopian and Eritrean regimes produced famine in Tigray”.
Bethany Jackson Canfield shares her journey of standing in solidarity with the Tigrayan community through art.
Recommendations to resolve the conflict in Tigray should take into account complexities & not just take midway brokering positions.