Statement from the Government of Tigray on the Worsening Humanitarian Crisis

The Government of Tigray would like to once again request the unfettered delivery of emergency assistance by air and the opening of all possible humanitarian corridors - including a corridor through western Tigray - that allows for the safe and fast delivery of humanitarian assistance to those in need not only in Tigray but also to parts of the Afar and Amhara regions currently under the control of our forces.

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We see daily one or two dead bodies with their hands tied behind their backs floating on the river Tekeze

Western Tigray is a scene of of crime: ethnic cleansing, forced removal, massacres, executions and throwing people to the Tekeze river. The land is being changed through burning, confiscation and severing infrastrutura connections to the rest of Tigray. In many towns, no Tigrayans are left. "There are no Tigrayans here," said an Amhara contact in Dansha when asked if there are Tigrayans left in there.

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Current and Previous Tigray Preconditions for Negotiated Ceasefire

Abiy Ahmed has committed the act of treason by colluding with foreign forces to commit genocide on the people of Tigray. His genocidal war campaign against Tigray has caused untold suffering on the people of Tigray and has thrown the country into an even deeper political turmoil and economic crisis.

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Tigrayans: from Saudi Detention Centers to Ethiopia’s Concentration Camps

Federal and Afar police started raiding their hotel rooms, beating them, confiscating their property and money and detaining them without any reason. Many eyewitnesses told Tghat police stormed into their rooms at 1 PM, while they were sleeping. They gathered them around Semera Stadium without food, shelter and water. Some 500 first detainees from them have been taken to SNNP concentration camps. Another 500 people are still inside what they have been told is a Red Cross Compound at the side of Semera Stadium.

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Tghat Forum: Women’s Experiences in the Tigray War

In this next episode of Tghat Forum, panellists Chessie Baldwin, Meaza Gidey and Melat Tesfaye discuss the experiences of women in the Tigray War, including the perpetration of weaponised sexual violence and women's mobilisation in Tigray and the diaspora.

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Tigray Government Press Release: on False Allegations Concerning Child Soldiers Serving in the TDF

The Government of Tigray strongly repudiates the spurious allegation that child soldiers are serving and/or being trained in the Tigray Defense Forces (TDF). We assert in the strongest terms possible that the TDF is committed to international protocols prohibiting the recruitment of children for military training and children's engagement in armed hostilities. There has never been nor is there at this time a single child under the age of service training or serving with the TDF.

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