Washington Post calls for United States action as millions in Tigray at risk of famine

“This humanitarian catastrophe, which U.N. officials say could rival the epic Ethiopian famine of 1984 if not arrested, is a deliberate result of the military campaign waged in Tigray since late last year by the government of Abiy Ahmed and the allied Eritrean regime of Isaias Afwerki,” said the Washington Post.

Tigray on the Cusp: Eritrea unleashes famine on Tigrayan people not seen since Holodomor by Soviet Union

June 2021, Eritrea forces are unleashing a mass starvation of the Tigray people not seen since the Holodomor by the Soviet Union. UN officials reported Thursday that an estimated 6 million people are at risk of starvation and 350,000 people are already afflicted by famine.

U.S. and EU accuse Ethiopian and Eritrean troops of “using starvation” as “weapon of war”, warn that “human rights atrocities” and “full-blown humanitarian crisis”...

The United States of America and the European Union warned in a joint statement on Thursday that "human rights atrocities" and the "full-blown humanitarian crisis" are alarming in Ethiopia's Tigray region, and are currently pushing 400,000 innocent people to "the brink of famine and loss of life."

Oromos call for immediate U.S. action, say Oromia is under invasion by Eritrean forces

Oromos call for immediate U.S. action, say Oromia is under invasion by Eritrean forces

Ethiopia dismisses pleas from U.S., EU and UN, says “outlawed operatives” in Tigray will soon be completely defeated

As pressure from the international community to bring an end to hostilities in the Tigray region continues to mount, the Ethiopian government has dismissed such pleas, claiming that victory is near and the conflict will soon be over.


Amnesty International calls on Nobel Prize winning Prime Minister of Ethiopia Abiy Ahmed to account for all missing persons following Hachalu Hundesa’s killing

The administration of Abiy Ahmed, the Nobel Prize winning Prime Minister of Ethiopia, must immediately reveal the whereabouts of dozens of politicians and journalists who were arrested alongside other people following widespread protests that erupted after the killing of Hachalu Hundesa, Amnesty International has said.

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Human Rights Watch concludes Abiy Ahmed’s soldiers bombed civilians to death, schools, hospitals and markets in Tigray region

Humera and Shire, killing at least 83 civilians, including children, and wounding over 300.

Human Rights Watch calls on Ethiopia’s Nobel Peace Prize winning Abiy Ahmed to restore internet and phone services in Oromia

The Ethiopian government should immediately lift the shutdown of internet and phone communications in the Oromia region, Human Rights Watch said on Monday. The two-month-long shutdown has prevented families from communicating, disrupted life-saving services, and contributed to an information blackout during government counterinsurgency operations in the area, the respected human rights organization added in a statement.


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