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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…

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 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”…

Ethiopia confirms widespread rape in conflict-hit north

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NAIROBI (Reuters) - Scores of women have been raped in Ethiopia’s northerly Tigray region, authorities have confirmed, in the chaotic aftermath of an armed conflict last year that ousted the local ruling party. “We have received the report…

Ethiopia: ‘Incomplete but troubling picture’ reveals impact of Tigray crisis on children

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UN | Humanitarians are learning more about the dire situation of children in Ethiopia’s Tigray region, where fighting continues between Government troops and regional forces of the Tigray People’s Liberation Front (TPLF).  As more supplies…

The tragedy of Ethiopia’s conflict in Tigray

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Financial Times | Only a national dialogue can truly heal the country’s divisions Three months after Ethiopian troops started fighting the Tigray People’s Liberation Front, the Tigray region is in desperate straits. Hundreds of thousands…