Ethiopian orthodox betrayal of Tigrayans by supporting the war on Tigray has inspired the desire to form an autocephalous Tigrayan church.
This report is based on reports of military battles and successes as reported by Dimtsi Weyane. The reports are for military battles between March 30, 2021 and April 12. According…
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On Sunday, November 15, 2020, around between 12:00 and 13:00, Inda Mariam Medhanit (the Church of Saint Mary of the Merciful) of Adi Daero was hit by three artilleries fired from the side of Adi Nebri-id (Adi Nebrid on the map below). The church's west side, the roof and the entrance have been destroyed. Eritrean and Ethiopian troops attacked the area on the date above, but eyewitnesses said that it was Eritrean troops that shelled the church.
The bullet that hit Berhe entered on his left side and exited on his right side, destroying both of his eyes, breaking his nose's bones and his upper left jaw to such an extent that his entire left jaw was just hanging loosely.
The Eritreans killed anyone on the streets. They also visited houses killing anyone in those houses including old people. When people came out to collect the bodies of their killed family members or friends, the Eritrean soldiers shot them dead too.
In the small village of Debano, Kibrom says he alone knows 30 people that have been killed. Properties have been deliberately destroyed. For instance, water jericans were either taken or pierced with sharp things making them unusable.
A prominent Amhara diaspora media says Ethiopia paid half a billion dollar to Eritrea for its involvement in the war on Tigray, is negotiating to buy drones from Turkey in exchange for a share in Ethio Telecom, and there is an alarming capital flight from Ethiopia.
ስለዚህ ጦርነት ሳስብ በነገሮች አለመጎዳቴን ሳውቅ ህይወት ሁለተኛ እድል እንደሰጠችኝ ፈጣሪም የቤተሰቤን እንባ እና ፀሎት እንደተቀበለ አምናለሁ።
Editor’s note: This account comes from an eyewitness, a professional who witnessed the war in Shire, and who asked for anonymity for fear of reprisal. He had previously sent us…