Suffering in Silence: An Insider’s Revelation of Being a Tigrayan Civil Servant during the War on Tigray

The cost of the war is felt by every one of Tigrayan identity, our current reality is characterized by loss - of family, of jobs, of homes - and we can not make future plans: no plan of marriage, business, or anything that can be done under normal circumstances. The war has put a halt on all personal and societal activities of a normal life.

Continue Reading Suffering in Silence: An Insider’s Revelation of Being a Tigrayan Civil Servant during the War on Tigray

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.

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

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.

Continue Reading Photos of Victims and Mass Graves from the Debre Abay Massacre