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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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FP – From Pariah to Kingmaker

Foreign Policy | Eritrea’s Isaias Afwerki is fueling bloodshed in Tigray—and offering other regional leaders lessons in authoritarianism. BY Alex de Waal  | March 3, 2021 After months of bloodshed in Tigray, a region of Ethiopia claiming…
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Secretary Blinken’s Call with Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy

READOUT | OFFICE OF THE SPOKESPERSON | MARCH 2, 2021 The below is attributable to Spokesperson Ned Price:‎ Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken spoke today with Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed to emphasize the United States’ concern…
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Finding a Path to Peace in Ethiopia’s Tigray Region War has devastated Ethiopia’s northernmost region.

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.…
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EU Accuses Eritrean Forces of Fueling Conflict in Ethiopia

Bloomberg | EU envoy scheduled to meet Ethiopian premier on Tuesday. UN says international staff given approval to travel to Tigray The European Union accused Eritrean troops of fueling the months-long conflict in Ethiopia’s Tigray region…
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EU urges Eritrea to stop meddling in Ethiopia war

EU Observer | The EU has urged Eritrea to withdraw troops from Ethiopia and for access to diplomats, aid workers, and journalists to war-torn regions. "The EU joins the United States' call for the withdrawal of Eritrean troops from Ethiopia,…
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New Footage Emerges of Possible War Crimes in Ethiopia

The Washington Free Bacon | Two new videos have emerged showing what appear to be war crimes in the Tigray region of Ethiopia. A video released Monday by a watchdog site shows the bodies of at least 20 men strewn across the road of a Tigrayan…
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Tigray Opposition Parties Assert 50,000-Plus Civilian Deaths

Associated Press | Cara Anna — A trio of opposition parties in Ethiopia’s embattled Tigray region estimates that more than 50,000 civilians have been killed in the three-month conflict, and they urge the international community to intervene…
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Eritrean refugees caught in crossfire of Ethiopia’s Tigray war

AFP | They have survived gun battles, attempted abductions, attacks by angry militiamen and days-long treks to safety with nothing to eat but moringa leaves. Yet Eritrean refugees in Ethiopia fear their suffering may not be over, as Prime…