A statement of the Inter-religious Council of Tigray on the existing circumstances of the people of Tigray

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.

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Dutch aid workers: The outside world needs to know what’s going on in Tigray
A Tigrayan victim of the war on Tigray / Photo by Joost Bastmeijer

Dutch aid workers: The outside world needs to know what’s going on in Tigray

“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.

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What happened in Sheraro during the first week of the war on Tigray, an eyewitness account

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.

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Ethiopia defence demands apology from UNHCR, calls Tigrayan UN  peacekeepers mercenaries of the  “junta”
Major General Mohammed Tessema, Director of the Indoctrination Directorate of the Ethiopian National Defence Forces

Ethiopia defence demands apology from UNHCR, calls Tigrayan UN peacekeepers mercenaries of the “junta”

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

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That the war on Tigray is over is a myth, Getachew Reda

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.

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A Tigrayan woman speaks truth to lethal power: responding to Ethiopian elders in Mekelle

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.

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Ethiopia: in Tigray, an invisible war

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.

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Debretsion’s Statement (Translation)
Debretsion speaking in one of the biggest gatherings.

Debretsion’s Statement (Translation)

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.

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Norwegian professor’s life threatened by Ethiopians
Professor Kjetil Tronvoll is professor of peace and conflict studies at Bjørknes College in Oslo and has researched Ethiopia and Eritrea since the early 1990s. In recent months, he has been hotly and publicly criticized by representatives of Ethiopian authorities and his life was threatened by Ethiopians in Norway and other countries. Photo: Berit Roald / NTB

Norwegian professor’s life threatened by Ethiopians

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.

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On the war on Tigray, France is divided between business and defence of human rights

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.

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