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IPIS Briefing March 2021 – Ethiopia-Tigray Conflict

Ethiopian police arrest 359 for suspected murder and illicit arms trade | 29 March 2021 | Xinhua The Ethiopian Federal Police Commission disclosed the arrest of 359 people on suspicion of murder, illicit arms trade, money laundering and auto…
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FP – The U.N. Must End the Horrors of Ethiopia’s Tigray War

Foreign Policy | Recent human rights investigations confirm the atrocities that journalists reported in November. A strong multilateral push can force an Eritrean withdrawal and put the region on the path to peace. In November 2020, as war…
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Ethiopia: Eritrean Forces Massacre Tigray Civilians – HRW

HRW | UN Should Urgently Investigate Atrocities by All Parties (Nairobi) – Eritrean armed forces massacred scores of civilians, including children as young as 13, in the historic town of Axum in Ethiopia’s Tigray region in November 2020,…
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9 Things To Know About The Unfolding Crisis In Ethiopia’s Tigray Region

NPR | For months, a conflict in Ethiopia between the government in Addis Ababa and a defiant region has cost thousands of lives and displaced at least a million people. Despite the increasing brutality of the conflict in Tigray, until now,…
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Egypt’s Sisi ups pressure for Ethiopia dam deal on Sudan visit

MEMO | Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi called on Saturday for a binding deal by the summer on the operation of a giant Ethiopian hydropower dam, as he made his first visit to neighbouring Sudan since the 2019 overthrow of Omar Al-Bashir,…
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Ethiopia: Persistent, credible reports of grave violations in Tigray underscore urgent need for human rights access – Bachelet 

OHCHR | GENEVA (4 March 2021) – UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet on Thursday stressed the urgent need for an objective, independent assessment of the facts on the ground in the Tigray region of Ethiopia, given the persistent…
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World Bank concerns about ‘unrest in Ethiopia’

Anadolu Agency | It would engage with relevant officials ‘to safeguard the rights and interests of all Ethiopians,’ says World Bank Group- The World Bank Group (WBG) on Friday expressed “great concern” about unrest in Ethiopia, saying…
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IPIS Briefing February 2021 – Ethiopia-Tigray Conflict

Ethiopia-Tigray Conflict Ethiopia Criticizes Amnesty Report on Massacre in Tigray | 27 February 2021 | Bloomberg Ethiopia’s government criticized a report by Amnesty International that alleged war crimes in the northern town of Axum last…
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Brookings – Investigations into The Deteriorating Situation in Ethiopia Continue

Brookings | On Thursday, March 4, United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet called for an independent assessment amid reports of a quickly deteriorating situation for human rights in the conflict in the Tigray region…