EZEMA should not call for the withdrawal of Eritrean troops from Tigray. Doing so will create a favorable condition for TPLF to regain its power. It should be known that calling for the withdrawal of Eritrean troops will compound the national security threat.
We will see even a lot worse migration, death, famine, and other terrible things than what we are now witnessing in the war. This is not even going to be for one year, it can potentially go to four or more years.
Abridged translation of leaked audio of a meeting between Mekelle University Staff and Dr. Mulu Nega Head of “Interim Government of Tigray.
Haftay said the war is now with the people of tigray. Amdom also said the war was indeed with the people of Tigray. "We did not expect the war would target the people of Tigray", said Amdom.
In general, the Tigrayan people have been deprived of medical care, telephone, electricity, transport, internet, banking, and all basic services leading to famine, disease, death, and persecution. Our people are in grave danger.
Just like we stopped marking the Battle of Dogali and commemorating Ras Alula because Dogali is now part of Eritrea there might come a time when we will not celebrate the Battle of Adwa.
Overall, what has happened and is happening here, upon the people of Tigray, are such heavy losses and bitter suffering, that it would make you wish that it is never committed against a creature; it makes you hate having been created.
“A massacre had taken place in one village. When we got there the village was deserted, a ghost town. You could hear the wind whizzing through the streets. Doors rattle. The clinic had been robbed. Employees fled.” After a short stay, Bil met some people. “They are traumatized, frightened, the fear is visible on their faces. Wounded people in the bush do not dare to be treated because they are afraid of being arrested.
Except few elders and us, no one remained in Sheraro. On Nov 12, we started to see dead bodies on the street. I have counted 13. More than 20 were killed on Nov 11. We asked the ENDF for permission to bury the dead but we were not allowed to. They were laid to rest only after a week.
These mercenaries of the ‘junta’ sought to defame the good name and reputation of our country and military and in collusion with other Tigrinya speakers employed at the UN and other places