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Given gaps in approach and methodology, the joint OHCHR and EHRC investigations may not give an accurate picture of rights violations in Tigray.  The post A statement of concern on the joint investigation of OHCHR and EHRC appeared first on Ethiopia Insight. click here to read original article on Ethiopia Insight website...
The civil war in Tigray has entered a new phase, ensnarling ethnic militias and security forces from several regional states in Ethiopia. Amhara leaders have characterized the people of Tigray as “enemies” and urged the youth to take up arms. “I call on all young people, militia, non-militia in the region,...
Two weeks after triumphant Tigray Defense Forces (TDF) captured Mekelle, the capital of Tigray State, peace remains elusive. Addis Ababa’s proclaimed humanitarian ceasefire had been complicated by mixed messaging and a lack of clear operational guidelines. The government has cut essential public services such as telecommunications, internet, banking, and power to...
The United States should not stand against Ethiopia and its Prime Minister.  Dear Sir, First of all, congratulations on your appointment as US special envoy to the Horn! I don’t think anyone will envy your foray into one of the most violent, but little understood, conflicts in the region: the Tigray...

Despite a promise from Abiy Ahmed that Eritrean troops will leave the region, it is likely the war will continue unabated until at least the start of the rainy season in June, and quite possibly beyond.

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