An August 21 NGO worker’s raw notes of his visit to the Koraro village in Tigray

My household assets (food and non-food commodities) have been looted. When I come back to my home from the mountain after staying for weeks there I found only the building and roofing of my house’. She added ‘We were able to get three rounds of food aid up to May, 2021. Since June 2021 I and my family were living by borrowing from different people in the Tabia and sometimes people gave us cooked food/slice of Enjera. For the last one month, we never had any ‘Wot’ (saus) to the Enjera we ate; we simply eat Enjera with salt or water and today I am worrying what I will feed my children and if we will not have some food aid in the coming few days, we will die’. Finally, we stopped asking her because we could not tolerate to hear additional grim news from her. My colleague gave her around 400 Birr which we had in our pocket and traveled back to Mekelle.

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Killing for Pleasure II: Set of Photos Obtained from the Phone of an Ethiopian Soldier in Tigray (Warning: Extremely Graphic Images)

Graphic Images taken from another Ethiopian soldier stationed in Tigray before the retreat of ENDF in June.

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Hagos Tesfay’s heartbreaking story (video)
Hagos Tesfay, Digum

Hagos Tesfay’s heartbreaking story (video)

On November 25, 2020, his mother and his wife were killed by an artillery strike leaving him with five of his children. When he was devastated and taking care of the children, on January 5, 2021, on the eve of Tigrayan Christmas, Ethiopian and Eritrean troops came back and set his house on fire burning everything in it.

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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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