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EU development chief calls for united response on Ethiopia

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DevEx | The European Union’s top representative for development aid said Tuesday that the bloc needs to “plan very carefully” when it comes to Ethiopia, as Brussels continues to withhold funding from the government over the conflict in…

A humanitarian disaster stares Ethiopia’s Tigray in the face

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Hunger stalks region of six million people as federal government’s offensive against rebels enters its fourth month Over a million people could starve if aid is not allowed into conflict zone, says Famine Early Warning Systems Network Arab…

Ethiopia’s Tigray conflict and the battle to control information

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Al Jazeera | Warnings about deterioration of press freedom as independent journalists endure harassment, denied access to embattled northern region The eruption of fighting in Ethiopia’s Tigray region 100 days ago has pitted journalists wanting…

Ethiopia hires lobbying help amid dual threats from Egypt, human rights critics

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Foreign Lobby | Ethiopia has hired a new lobbying firm for outreach to Congress and the Joe Biden administration as the country battles a diplomatic crisis with Egypt and ethnic strife at home. The Ethiopian Embassy in Washington signed a…

Finding a Path to Peace in Ethiopia’s Tigray Region War has devastated Ethiopia’s northernmost region.

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International Crisis Group | Pending comprehensive national dialogue, Addis Ababa should ease Tigray’s immediate predicament, engaging elements of the authorities it unseated to govern the area and ensure that aid reaches the millions in need.…

Ethiopia’s secret war in Tigray region: Ethnic killings, rapes, near-starvation reported

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Fox News | If the fighting doesn't end soon, an American woman with family in the region said, "we'll be left without families" Many women have "conclusively and without a doubt" been raped in the Tigray region, home to Ethiopia’s secretive…

When black lives don’t seem to matter

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The Spectator | A man is filmed dying under a policeman’s knee in Minneapolis. Riots break out, statues are toppled and the Western world erupts with civil unrest. More than 50,000 people are massacred, tortured and raped, leaving orphaned…

Ethiopia: Journalist attacked and threatened with death

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International Federation of Journalists | Ethiopian freelance journalist Lucy Kassa was attacked at her home in Addis Ababa on 8 February by three unidentified armed men in plain clothes who threatened to kill her for her reporting. The International…

Ethiopia Confirms Rapes ‘Without a Doubt’ in Tigray Conflict – AP

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Associated Press | CARA ANNA | A senior Ethiopian official says rape has occurred “conclusively and without a doubt” in the country's embattled Tigray region. NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Rape has occurred “conclusively and without a doubt”…

Ethiopian Journalist Attacked in Her Home, Questioned on Tigray Connections

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VOA | Freelance journalist Lucy Kassa was working on a story at her home in Ethiopia's capital, Addis Ababa, on Monday morning when she heard a knock at the door. "I opened and there were three men. They knocked me down and they entered the…