Overall, what has happened and is happening here, upon the people of Tigray, are such heavy losses and bitter suffering, that it would make you wish that it is never committed against a creature; it makes you hate having been created.
“A massacre had taken place in one village. When we got there the village was deserted, a ghost town. You could hear the wind whizzing through the streets. Doors rattle. The clinic had been robbed. Employees fled.” After a short stay, Bil met some people. “They are traumatized, frightened, the fear is visible on their faces. Wounded people in the bush do not dare to be treated because they are afraid of being arrested.
Except few elders and us, no one remained in Sheraro. On Nov 12, we started to see dead bodies on the street. I have counted 13. More than 20 were killed on Nov 11. We asked the ENDF for permission to bury the dead but we were not allowed to. They were laid to rest only after a week.
These mercenaries of the ‘junta’ sought to defame the good name and reputation of our country and military and in collusion with other Tigrinya speakers employed at the UN and other places
Whether to save Ethiopia or not remains to be up to the people of Tigray to decide, Getachew believes. “Our agenda right now, above all else, is to free Tigray from the invasion. Once Tigray is free, we will accept what the people of Tigray choose. I don’t have any substantive reason I can present to my supporters and opponents (in Tigray) whether Ethiopia should continue to exist or not,” he said.
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.
International pressure is mounting for the Ethiopian government to allow "unlimited humanitarian access" to the region, which is threatened by hunger and abuses by Ethiopian and Eritrean troops. A situation that could destabilize the entire Horn of Africa.
We are all aware that a genocidal war is being waged against the people of Tigray because they defied the fascistic decree of the clique led by Abiy Ahmed and held democratic elections as an expression of the right to self-administration, to ensure existence and security, for which the Tigrayan people have vigorously fought.
One of the world's leading experts on Ethiopia, Professor Kjetil Tronvoll, is being harassed by Ethiopian authorities and his life threatened by Ethiopians in exile.
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.