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World - Africa
4/4/2024 1:20:22 PM
Human Rights Watch on Thursday called for the United Nations to investigate "war crimes" committed by the Ethiopian army in Amhara, a region that has been plagued by conflict.

World - Africa
9/22/2023 12:30:46 PM
A prominent peace forum in Ethiopia has been postponed as clashes between the federal government and fighters from a major ethnic group continue to destabilize the region.

World - Africa
9/19/2023 4:45:15 PM
U.N.-backed human rights experts say war crimes continue in Ethiopia despite a peace accord signed nearly a year ago to end a conflict that engulfed the country’s northern Tigray region. The violence has left at least 10,000 people affected by rape and other sexual violence — mostly women and girls, they found.

World - Africa
9/18/2023 3:19:02 PM
Serious violations are continuing in Ethiopia despite a peace deal in the north, UN rights experts said Monday, warning the conflict was spreading across the country and putting regional stability at risk.

World - Africa
9/6/2023 7:34:19 PM
Sixteen opposition figures in Ethiopia's troubled Tigray were arrested ahead of planned protests against the region's ruling party, an opposition official said on Wednesday.

World - Africa
8/29/2023 3:26:03 PM
At least 183 people have been killed since July in clashes in Ethiopia's Amhara region, the United Nations said Tuesday as it appealed for the killings, violence and rights abuses to end.

Al-Ahram Weekly - World
8/27/2023 9:50:00 AM
Following its war against the Tigray, the Ethiopian government is engaged in conflict with Amhara militias.

World - Region
8/24/2023 3:54:18 PM
More than four million people have been driven from their homes in Ethiopia, mainly by conflict or drought, according to new UN figures.

World - Africa
8/14/2023 7:20:12 PM
An airstrike on a crowded town square in Ethiopia’s restive Amhara region killed at least 26 people and wounded more than 55 others, a senior health official said Monday, days after authorities asserted that calm had been restored in the area.

World - Africa
8/14/2023 1:59:42 PM
Authorities in Ethiopia are carrying out mass arrests of hundreds, even thousands, of people in the capital after deadly unrest in the country’s Amhara region, lawyers and witnesses said.

World - Africa
8/10/2023 7:10:00 PM
Ethiopia's restive Amhara region was largely calm on Thursday, local residents said, after the federal government announced its forces had driven back militia fighters following days of fierce clashes.

World - Africa
8/7/2023 3:05:32 PM
Ethiopia’s federal government says it lost control of some districts and towns to militia fighters in the country’s Amhara region during the latest conflict emerging in Africa’s second most populous nation.

World - Africa
8/5/2023 6:03:28 PM
Ethiopian authorities have arrested people connected to "the security crisis in Amhara", the government said Saturday after imposing a state of emergency on the northern region following clashes between local fighters and federal troops.

World - Africa
8/4/2023 12:33:09 PM
Ethiopia's federal government on Friday declared a "state of emergency" following an escalation of violence in the northern region of Amhara, the office of Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed said.

World - Africa
8/3/2023 2:21:12 PM
Ethiopia's Deputy Prime Minister Demeke Mekonnen said he was worried by the escalation of violence in northern Amhara region after clashes between federal troops and local fighters prompted Britain and Spain to issue security warnings.

World - Africa
7/27/2023 1:22:54 PM
The northern Ethiopian region of Tigray says that more than 50,000 of its fighters have been demobilised under a peace deal it signed with the federal government that ended a bloody two-year war.

World - Africa
7/6/2023 3:43:25 PM
Ethiopia's Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed on Thursday vowed to dismantle all paramilitary forces in the country, saying the rise of these illegal groups posed "a significant risk" to national unity.

World - Africa
6/6/2023 3:10:10 PM
The Ethiopian government on Tuesday rejected a report by Human Rights Watch (HRW) that accused local authorities and regional forces of pursuing a campaign of "ethnic cleansing" in western Tigray despite last year's peace deal.

World - Africa
6/1/2023 3:32:29 PM
Local authorities and regional forces continued a campaign of "ethnic cleansing" in western Tigray despite a peace deal ending the war in northern Ethiopia, Human Rights Watch (HRW) said Wednesday.

World - Africa
5/23/2023 7:42:52 PM
Thousands of people displaced by the conflict in Ethiopia's Tigray region staged protests Tuesday demanding to be able to return home and calling for the withdrawal of "invading forces", witnesses and local television said.

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