Tigray Conflict

Biden expresses concerns over ongoing hostilities, recent air strikes in Tigray

Mon, 10 Jan 2022 - 09:05 GMT

Biden and Ahmed discussed ways to accelerate dialogue to reach a negotiated ceasefire in Ethiopia and highlighted the need to urgently improve humanitarian access across Ethiopia, a statement by the White House read.

UN received reports of human rights violations amid war in Ethiopia: Nashif

Fri, 17 Dec 2021 - 02:35 GMT

All parties are accused of committing severe human rights violations due to the crisis in the country, Nashif added.

NYT opinion: Tigray conflict is war of choice planned by Abiy Ahmed before Nobel Peace Prize

Thu, 16 Dec 2021 - 11:26 GMT

Ahmed was awarded Nobel largely for the peace deal he signed with Isaias Afwerki, the authoritarian leader of Eritrea, only months after he assumed office as president.

US urges American citizens to depart Ethiopia over insecurity due to armed conflict

Fri, 05 Nov 2021 - 04:36 GMT

The US Embassy in Addis Ababa called on American citizens to not travel to Ethiopia and consider departing now over insecurity due to the ongoing armed conflict.

UN cites atrocities, possible war crimes in Tigray while Ethiopian PM urges ‘burying’ rebels

Thu, 04 Nov 2021 - 10:44 GMT

Ethiopian Human Rights Commission (EHRC) and the UN Human Rights Office released a report on Wednesday, revealing violations by all parties in the Tigray conflict of international human rights, humanitarian and refugee law, and possible war crimes and crimes against humanity.

US signs executive order allowing new sanctions against Ethiopia over reported Tigray atrocities

Fri, 17 Sep 2021 - 12:52 GMT

The US administration, under President Joe Biden, signed an executive order on Friday that allows further sanctions against parties involved in Ethiopia’s Tigray conflict.

Ethiopia cracks down on foreign media over claims of ‘biased’ coverage of Tigray crisis

Fri, 20 Nov 2020 - 03:45 GMT

Ethiopia has cracked down on foreign media over covering the Tigray conflict with “bias,” suspending the license of Reuters and warning BBC and Deutsche Welle of the same fate.