The Tigray Predicament: From Ballots to Bullets, and Hunger
A burned-down grinding mill in Hadish Adi, Tahtay Mai Chew. Photo by Professor Kindeya Gebrehiwot.

The Tigray Predicament: From Ballots to Bullets, and Hunger

Ceasefire must be pursued to save lives from engineered famine, but it is not an ultimate solution as the mistrust between parties to the conflict is so severe. A final solution must be to arrange mechanism to allow the Tigrayan people to decide on their destiny.

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A massacre in Abuna Yemata Guh, at the foot of the famous rock-hewn church

Everyone was preparing food, water and other essentials for the day and early around 8 AM, just when they were about to leave the village, Eritrean troops came to the village by a military truck. The troops visited the houses, dragged the civilians and massacred them in their farmlands. They shot 21 people in total and 19 of them died, two survived but in severely wounded condition. They killed everyone they found in the village.

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Photos of Victims and Mass Graves from the Debre Abay Massacre

We have reported on the gruesome massacre took place on 5 and 6 January, 2021 in Debre Abay, Western Tigray. We also published a detailed report, in Tigrinya, which included the names of 59 of the more than 100 victims. We have now received photos of some of the victims, and the mass burials. We present them below.

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Can Letebirhan of 2021 Tigray Genocide Move the World like Birhan of the 1984 Ethiopian Famine?

Will the world show the same compassion and heart that it demonstrated in 1984? Are there Tony Blair's whose lives will be changed by seeing Letebirhan's image? Are there Bob Geldof's still in the 21st century? Are there world-famous artists that can be moved into action?

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A summary of the Bureau of Agriculture and Rural Development  brief assessment report on the extent of damage caused by the war
A veterinary clinic destroyed by the invading forces (photo by Pofessor Kindeya Gebrehiwot)

A summary of the Bureau of Agriculture and Rural Development brief assessment report on the extent of damage caused by the war

A report (in Amharic) by the Bureau of Agriculture and Rural Development of the Interim Government of Tigray paints a grim picture of the lives of farmers in the region

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Eritrean Troops burn down and destroy animal food, houses and infrastructures in Debre Genet Village of Naeder Adet, central Tigray (videos and photos)

The videos and photos below are taken by professor Kindeya Gebrehiwot, former president of Mekelle University and current freedom fighter. The videos and photos show the burning of farmers' agricultural…

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Focusing on Eritrea for the withdrawal of its troops from Tigray
Abiy Ahmed and Isaias visiting Sawa Military Camp in Eritrea

Focusing on Eritrea for the withdrawal of its troops from Tigray

Eritrea remains to be the most indispensable party in the military and humanitarian crisis in Tigray as well as in the wider regional crisis. Thus, forcing out Eritrea of the tripartite alliance would be the beginning of peace not only in Ethiopia, but also in the region.

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