Gheralta Mountains: from attractive tourism destination to a raging battlefield (a rare footage).

Exactly the area where these churches and the lodges are found has been now a raging battlefield. The footage below shows the smokes and sounds of shelling from an active war. The footage captures the area from Megab to Digum.

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Norwegian professor’s life threatened by Ethiopians
Professor Kjetil Tronvoll is professor of peace and conflict studies at Bjørknes College in Oslo and has researched Ethiopia and Eritrea since the early 1990s. In recent months, he has been hotly and publicly criticized by representatives of Ethiopian authorities and his life was threatened by Ethiopians in Norway and other countries. Photo: Berit Roald / NTB

Norwegian professor’s life threatened by Ethiopians

One of the world's leading experts on Ethiopia, Professor Kjetil Tronvoll, is being harassed by Ethiopian authorities and his life threatened by Ethiopians in exile.

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A graphic footage of the Debre Abay massacre: What do we know about it?

About 24 violently killed bodies in groups can be seen in the footage. The killed bodies are all men, and almost all of them look young men. In the footage is one wounded young man who appear to have managed to stay alive by pretending dead.

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On the war on Tigray, France is divided between business and defence of human rights

Looting, possible war crimes, destruction of property and historical sites: testimonies from Tigray, a province at war since 4 November, are very worrying. Yet France remains discreet,and hopes to preserve its chances in a promising market.

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A Joint Press Release by Tigray Independence Party (TIP), Salsay Weyane Tigray (SAWET), and National Congress of Great Tigray (Baytona) on the Current Situation in Tigray

It has been almost three months since the unelected Ethiopian government officially declared a total war against the people of Tigray. This war is a war to deny people's constitutional…

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Tigray heritage at risk due to the War on Tigray

With this historical reality in mind and in light of what we know of the current conflict in Tigray it is not difficult to determine that the War on Tigray poses a great risk to cultural and religious heritage be it from intentional destruction, as collateral damage, or organized looting. There have been reports and photographic evidence of intentional attacks against buildings (mosques and churches included) and monuments recognized as both local and international historical heritage sites.

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