Dr. Girmay said that as if what has happened to Tigray and Tigrayans is not enough, a time of great and unprecedented scale of death, suffering, and displacement is in the offing as Tigrayans are about to miss the next harvest due to farmers being displaced from their farms, having no seeds, having no oxen for ploughing and having no agricultural inputs and due to lack of peace and normalcy.
Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed assumed power in April 2018 to spearhead the reform that the Ethiopian people demanded and EPRDF, the then ruling party, promised to deliver. Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has, however, forsaken the reform agenda and focused on building a system subservient to his dictatorial ambitions. Nothing is sacred in his drive for personal power consolidation. There was nothing left unscathed for political convenience. He single-mindedly deconstructed the constitutional federal order and created a conducive environment for anarchy and violence. Politics has become a gamble to be won by any means possible regardless of legal constraints and morale sensitivities.
People with NCDs are dying at home due to lack of basic health services and medications such as insulin, antihypertensive, asthma and epilepsy treatment due to the ongoing fighting and insecurity in the region. The following actions must be urgently taken to put an end to this.
Allowing Ethiopian Human Rights Commission, itself a partner-in-crime, and genocide co-author, to be a party in investigating war crimes and crimes against Humanity committed in Tigray, will not bring justice but impunity, making the entire process to be one of the greatest miscarriages of justice in history.
GSTS call on UN reverse its decision to accept the Ethiopian Government’s Request for the UN to conduct a joint investigation with the Ethiopian Human Rights Commission
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.
We, thus, request the AU to distance itself from this sham investigation that looks to aim at sanitizing bloody hands. We also call up on the AU to play its proper role to ensure a full, independent and international investigation of the crimes committed in Tigray.
ባለቤቴ እና አንድ የአ.አ ልጅ ትግሬ አሉ። ሁዋላ ላይ ሲነግሩን አብረውን የመጡት ራሱ አማራ ነው ያሉት ለካ። ከዛ የእኔን ባለቤት እና ያንን ልጅ እናንተ አታልፉም ሌሎቻችሁ መሄድ ትችላላችሁ አለ ብሄር የጠየቀን ፖሊስ። ላዋራው ስቀርበው አትጠጊኝ ሂጂ ሂጂ አለኝ።
In the days after Christmas, the Ethiopian army massacred more than 100 civilians in Bora villages in southern Tigray in vengeance, after the army sustained heavy casualties in a fight with local militia.
We ask the silence breakers and those who championed the #MeToo movement to help the victims. No one knows about the power of solidarity and speaking up in volumes more than they do. The #MeToo movement showed us that, when many speak up against the offenders, others are encouraged to speak up.