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.
Sentences passed on members of the Armed Forces who supported the aims of the terrorist TPLF while it committed cruel injury to the Armed Forces, reports EPA.
The humanitarian crisis in Tigray – when will the international community stop commentating and take action?
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.
The following quote, translated from Amharic, is attributable to Agegnehu Teshager, the President of the Regional State of Amhara. He said it in a televised address calling for the full…
This is a full English translation of an address to the press released by the Prime Minister’s office on June 30th, made by the following group of Tghat volunteer translators:…
If Twitter was worried about Trump’s tweets being used to justify violence in a country with strong guardrails against civilians turning on one another and where there’s no specific ethnic minority that the tweets targeted, it should be horrified by Abiy’s tweets for two reasons. First, Abiy is very blunt in his tweets in a way that Trump never was, and never could have been. Abiy is clear about who the target is and about what needs to be done. The target is ethnic Tigrayans and what needs to be done is left to each person’s discretion, which means anything goes. This has all the hallmarks of a call to genocide. Second, there’s no independent body in Ethiopia who can say “this is wrong”. So, if Abiy orders an attack against Tigrayans, which has done in multiple tweets, ethnic Tigrayans have no one to appeal to.
English translation of a public statement released by Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed and shared by the official account of the Prime Minister's Office on 18 July 2021.
The Martyrs’ Monument was deliberately targeted for destruction because of its unique place as a monument for the history of the armed struggle of the people of Tigray. This is cultural genocide.
English translation of the genocidal call that was broadcast by the Ethiopian Satellite Television (ESAT) on August 6, 2016.