First food aid reaches Tigray after declaration of ceasefire

An aid convoy has reached the Ethiopian region of Tigray for the first time since mid-December. The United Nations World Food Program says thirteen trucks carrying a total of 500,000 kilograms of food aid have arrived in the regional capital of Mekele. Last week, the Ethiopian army unilaterally declared a ceasefire to allow aid to … Read more

Armistice in Ethiopia’s Tigray region for food aid

Correspondent Saskia Houttuin from Kenya: This truce could be the tentative beginning of the end of this conflict. UN Secretary-General Guterres also expresses that hope, but this is very early. For example, it is not yet clear how the Ethiopian government will monitor this truce. Last summer, the national government also announced such a ceasefire, … Read more

UAE sends 30 tons of aid to Ethiopia’s Tigray region

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108 Civilians Killed in Ethiopian Airstrike in Tigray

TIGRAY, KOMPAS.com – United Nations (PBB) said as of Friday (14/1/2022), at least 108 civilians have been killed since early January 2022 in a series of airstrikes in the region Tigray war -torn north in Ethiopia. The United Nations has also warned of a looming humanitarian catastrophe in the region, with its food distribution operations … Read more

High-ranking political prisoners from Tigray get amnesty from Ethiopia

The Ethiopian government has granted amnesty to a number of high-ranking political prisoners who had shown support for the insurgents in Tigray. The government also said it would like to talk to the rebels from that region in the north of the country. “The key to lasting peace is dialogue” reads a statement from the … Read more

Eventually the UN will investigate the Tigray. “Risk of generalized violence”

<!––> The invisible conflict is becoming increasingly bloody: 500 thousand people are at risk of hunger in Tigray due to the war in progress since 4 November 2020. While 10 thousand are the people who had to flee between 25 November and 1 December due to the violence – Reuters An international commission of experts … Read more

War in Tigray, Ethiopia. Demonstrators criticize the US stance

Ethiopia has been struggling with a huge crisis for a year. Some demonstrators denounce the United States for calling on the Ethiopian government for a ceasefire. The war in Ethiopia (in the Tigray region) has been going on since November 2020, when the left-wing Tigrai People’s Liberation Front (TPLF) began to fight to grant Tigray … Read more

«Extreme brutality» in Tigray – NRK Urix – Foreign news and documentaries

One year has passed since the war between the Ethiopian government forces and the Tigray People’s Liberation Front (TPLF) began. There is no indication that the fighting will end. Norwegian authorities now advise against all travel to Ethiopia. Norwegian citizens in the country are encouraged to stay calm and follow developments, the Ministry of Foreign … Read more

The UN believes Ethiopia can end the famine in Tigray

– It’s murder in silence. People just die, Hayelom Kebede at a hospital in Tigray’s capital Mekele told AFP. The hunger alarm went off several months ago. Nevertheless, very little of the aid has reached the war-torn Tigray region in northern Ethiopia. As early as June, the UN warned that 400,000 people were starving. Since … Read more

In parts of Tigray, green leaves are now the only food available

For months, the UN has been warning of famine in the Tigray region, calling it the world’s worst famine crisis in a decade. Internal documents and testimonies now depict the first starvation deaths since the Ethiopian government in June introduced what the UN calls “a de facto humanitarian aid blockade.” At a health center last … Read more