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World - Africa
7/6/2022 9:04:06 PM
Ethiopian lawmakers decided on Wednesday to set up a committee to investigate "inhumane" acts against civilians, after reports of massacres in a restive area in the west of the country.

World - Africa
7/5/2022 8:34:40 PM
An Ethiopian rebel group on Tuesday denied accusations it was responsible for a massacre of civilians in the restive far west of the country, and pointed the finger of blame instead at government-allied militias.

World - Africa
3/14/2022 11:59:50 AM
The Ethiopian Human Rights Commission (EHRC) said on Sunday that government forces were responsible for burning a Tigrayan man to death, a barbaric act circulated in a widely-shared video that sparked outrage on social media.

World - Africa
1/8/2022 7:16:57 PM
Tigrayan rebels claimed Saturday that dozens of people had been killed in a drone strike on a camp for people displaced by the war in northern Ethiopia.

World - Africa
11/11/2021 5:34:20 PM
Ethiopia on Thursday outlined conditions for possible talks with rebels from the country's war-hit Tigray region, following days of frantic diplomatic efforts by international envoys to head off another surge in fighting.

World - Africa
11/6/2021 6:14:44 PM
Ethiopia must be ready to make "sacrifices" to "salvage" the country, Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed said Saturday, as fighting in the north intensifies between government forces and Tigrayan rebels who threaten to advance on the capital.

World - Africa
11/4/2021 12:32:29 PM
A rebel march on Ethiopia's capital would worsen the country's severe humanitarian crisis, already fanned by "egregious" government obstruction, a senior US official said on Thursday.

World - Africa
11/4/2021 11:17:59 AM
Facebook says it has removed a post by Ethiopia's prime minister that urged citizens to rise up and ``bury'' the rival Tigray forces who now threaten the capital as the country's war reaches the one-year mark.

World - Africa
11/3/2021 11:29:10 AM
The U.N. human rights chief said Wednesday that Ethiopia's yearlong war has been marked by "extreme brutality'' as a joint investigation into alleged atrocities faulted all sides for committing abuses, but avoided saying who was the most to blame.

World - Region
8/18/2021 1:12:23 PM
A spokeswoman for the ICRC confirmed that the group started visiting detainees in July, months after being made aware of them, but she could not comment on the conditions in which they're held

World - Africa
7/13/2021 10:56:03 PM
The detentions follow the dramatic turn in the war last month when Tigray forces marched into the regional capital, Mekele, as Ethiopian soldiers retreated and Ethiopia's gov’nt announced a unilateral cease-fire

World - Africa
4/29/2021 5:27:50 PM
Detentions are far more sweeping in scope and more arbitrary, extending even to priests and office workers, sometimes with ethnic profiling as the sole reason