The below is a summary and translation (with subtitled video excerpts) of the interview that Dr. Tewodros Tafera gave to Tewodros Tsegaye, broadcast on Reyot Media on the 7th of August, 2021.
Western Tigray is a scene of of crime: ethnic cleansing, forced removal, massacres, executions and throwing people to the Tekeze river. The land is being changed through burning, confiscation and severing infrastrutura connections to the rest of Tigray. In many towns, no Tigrayans are left. "There are no Tigrayans here," said an Amhara contact in Dansha when asked if there are Tigrayans left in there.
This letter was posted/circulated in November in Western Tigray. Translations: "For all Tigrayans who live in Welkait Tsegede. The massacre you conducted on Amharas in Mai-kadra is a joy for…
the winners of the bid, without having to submit project proposal, land impact document evaluation, investment permit, should only present a renewed ID and take the deal within 7 consecutive days
All of these horrifying acts included in the definition of ethnic cleansing have been committed in Western Tigray.