Amb Linda Thomas-Greenfield on "Face the Nation" on Tigray
Ambassador, I really want to ask you about Tigray. You said this week to the UN Security Council, "Do African lives not matter as much as those experiencing conflict in other countries?" You were challenging them because of the systemic rape, the gang rapes that are being carried out against young girls in Tigray, in this conflict area in Ethiopia and Eritrea. This has been well-documented. It's been called ethnic cleansing by the United States. Why haven't we heard from President Biden and Vice President Harris about this concern? What is the US doing?
The Tigray Genocide: concrete action required to defend humanity.
Isaac M. (from Mekelle) 04-18-21 - Despite Eritrea's overdue 'admission' of its illegal intervention in the Ethiopian civil war, it has denied the well-documented mass atrocities, systemic sexual abuses and wanton destruction and looting of property by its savage army in Tigray. This contradicts the many reports and accounts of gross human rights abuses..
Tigray President Debretsion Gebremichael (PhD) Message - April 17, 2021
Freefall: Fate of Tigrai's Enemies
Aesop 04/17/2021 - The Tigrean saga has taught the entire world that David prevails over Goliath. Tigrai faced an enemy claiming over hundreds of million population seating over an economy estimated in hundreds of billion dollars (including Gulf monarchs). This enemy also wielded the diplomatic prestige of sovereignty represented by not in one but three flags.
Eritrea admits presence in Ethiopia's Tigray, tells U.N. withdrawing
Eritrea told the United Nations Security Council on Friday that it has agreed to start withdrawing its troops from Ethiopia's Tigray region, acknowledging publicly for the first time the country's involvement in the conflict..
Mr. Cohen's dog whistle
the other day telling Isaias Afeworki to withdraw from Tigray as soon as possible before it is too late has found ears! Sophia Tesfamariam a once trusted accomplice ally of Cohen during the campaign to unseat the EPRDF government has delivered the news that will buy time for the enemies of Tigray which Mr. Cohen is trying to help. What Sophia or others do not realize is Tigray will prevail no matter what. It is a matter of time Isaias and Abiy will be held accountable for their crimes. Zeru Hagos April 16, 2021
EOTC UK 04-17-21
A Deep Cover Shaebia Plant All Along?
M Mikael, 04-16-21 - In a recently released recording of phone calls made by a certain Shaebia commander1, one can hear incredible statements that lay bare the reasons for the war unleashed on Tigray as a whole; foremost among them being the desire of the Shaebia leader Issaias to destroy Tigray and annihilate Tigrayans as a people.
Tigray: Atlas of the humanitarian situation
At the beginning of November 2020, an armed conflict emerged in Tigray, Ethiopia's northernmost region. The objective of this 'Atlas of the Humanitarian Situation' is to document and map the situation in which approximately 6 million Tigrayans currently find themselves. For this, we contacted key informants in different districts of Tigray to collect qualitative and quantitative evidence of the actual situation on the ground.
How I Found Myself in the Tigrayan Struggle
(Forwarded) - I am not a great writer, and under normal circumstances, I would not be writing about this. However, I have realized that when it comes to Ethiopia, staying quiet hasn’t benefited Tigrayans. With the genocidal war waged on Tigray on November 4, 2020, I feel the need to speak up.
Esaias is a Complicated Villain That Would Intrigue the Best Biographer
Melkamu Teka April 14, 2021 - Young Esaias had a notable, if fishy, beginning as a revolutionary/liberator. He joined the Eritrean armed struggle in 1966 after spending one year at the College of Engineering of Haile Selassie I University. Joining at a young age of 20, he endured the long years of struggle for 25 years, mostly in positions of leadership. He emerged as an undisputed number one in the EPLF in 1987, four years before the front stormed Asmara.
Ethiopia: Three killed, 19 injured in Tigray as Eritrean troops open fire on civilians
Amnesty International can confirm that Eritrean troops killed three people and injured at least 19 in an unprovoked attack on civilians in the centre of Adwa town on 12 April.
Witnesses told Amnesty International that Eritrean troops were passing through the town located in the Tigray region, when they suddenly opened fire at people on the main street close to the bus station.
GSTS Letter to President of the World Bank Group
and Chairwoman of the Executive Board International Monetary Fund
We, the Global Society of Tigray Scholars and Professionals (GSTS), have been encouraged by the commitment of the International Financial Institutions (IFIs) and Paris Club creditors’ support to developing countries. Ethiopia is among these countries that have benefited from this package. GSTS also notes with appreciation the principled stance of the US and EU have taken on the civil wars in Ethiopia. GSTS strongly believes that withholding any financial aids and grants is one of the major levers in the hands of the international community to force Abiy's administration to peacefully resolve all conflicts in the country.
Is Ethiopia at Risk of Genocide?
Over the course of six days in November 2020, Ethiopian government forces and allies executed two hundred civilians in Adi Hageray, a town in Ethiopia's Tigray region. Eyewitnesses report indiscriminate house-by-house killings, with victims ranging from children to ninety-year-olds.
USAID AIRLIFTS SHELTER SUPPLIES TO HELP ETHIOPIANS AFFECTED BY THE CONFLICT IN TIGRAY
The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) is airlifting 1,500 rolls of heavy-duty plastic sheeting- to contribute to emergency shelter efforts for more than 82,500 people affected by the ongoing conflict in Ethiopia's Tigray region. An immediate end to the conflict is needed to alleviate suffering. A cessation of hostilities, the immediate and complete withdrawal of Eritrean forces, and an end to the Ethiopian government's deployment of Amhara regional forces in Tigray are essential first steps
The World Bank should not fund Ethiopia's war in Tigray
This month, Ethiopia, a low-income country facing economic difficulties, is making its case for a financial bailout at the spring meetings of the World Bank and IMF. It is also conducting a war of starvation in the northern Tigray region.
The Political and Moral Blindness of the Amhara Elite
Aynalem Sebhatu 04-08-21 - The Ethiopian diaspora never misses an opportunity in disappointing us all. A few weeks ago, they enthusiastically supported the genocidal war in Tigray in their political rallies in major urban areas of the U.S. They profusely praise Abiy Ahmed and Isaias Afewerki as if the mass atrocities committed by these two dictators seem to have escaped their notice.