Ethiopia: Hunger ‘used as a weapon of war’ in Tigray conflict

Ethiopia: Hunger 'used as a weapon of war' in Tigray conflict

As the war in Ethiopia enters its fifth month, millions of displaced people in the northern region of Tigray are now facing a further crisis – hunger. (Subscribe:

Violence has interrupted the main food supply routes and farms have been destroyed. Many have lost their income and prices have increased for the little food still available to buy.

Pressure is now mounting on the country’s Nobel peace prize-winning Prime Minister to supply aid to the starving.
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Land dispute drives new exodus in Ethiopia’s Tigray

Four months after the Ethiopian government declared victory over the rebellious Tigray People’s Liberation Front (TPLF), tens of thousands of Tigrayans are again being driven from their homes. This time, it is due not to the fighting, but to regional forces and militiamen from neighboring Amhara seeking to settle a decades-old land dispute.

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Ethiopia violence: Rape as a weapon of war in Tigray conflict

Sky News has uncovered evidence of the mass rape of civilians by Ethiopian and Eritrean soldiers in the conflict in the province of Tigray.

The Eritrean and Ethiopian government say they have a zero tolerance approach to sexual violence.

Sky’s Africa correspondent John Sparks speaks to women who have been the victims of torture, rape and prolonged abuse.

This report contains detailed testimony of sexual violence which some viewers may find upsetting.

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Eritrea to withdraw troops from Tigray, says Ethiopia PM Abiy Ahmed

Ethiopia’s prime minister has said Eritrea has agreed to withdraw its forces from the northern Tigray region. Hundreds of thousands of refugees have been forced to flee the area, which has been engulfed by fighting between Tigrayan separatist forces and Ethiopian and Eritrean soldiers. (Subscribe:

This programme has reported widespread allegations of atrocities, including troops killing and raping civilains and burning properties.


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Tigray conflict: inside a camp for displaced people as millions flee

In Ethiopia, the humanitarian crisis is deepening in the northern region of Tigray.(Subscribe:

Millions have been displaced since the war between the Ethiopian federal government and Eritrean troops on the one hand, and the Tigray People’s Liberation Front began last November.

Today the aid agency Medecins sans Frontieres reported that one of its teams had witnessed Ethiopian soldiers shooting dead four civilians.

In his latest report from Tigray, we have been to a camp where some of the internally displaced people are living.

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Ethiopia PM Abiy Ahmed: Eritrea to withdraw troops from Tigray |DW News

Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed says Eritrea has agreed to withdraw its troops from the Ethiopian region of Tigray. Ahmed says Ethiopia’s military will take over the guarding of border areas. Amnesty International has accused Eritrean troops of committing atrocities in the region. Thousands of people have been killed since fighting began last November between Ethiopian government troops and the region’s former ruling party, the Tigray People’s Liberation Front — which is also an enemy of Eritrea.


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Inside Tigray: ‘They shot my mama in the back’

Mibrak Esayus recalls the day last November when she says Eritrean soldiers burst into her home in Ethiopia’s Tigray region and killed her parents. She is among dozens of civilians who were victims of or witnesses to atrocities by Eritrean soldiers.

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Conflict ravages Ethiopia’s Tigray region

Calls for Ethiopia to end a months-long, deadly conflict in the northern Tigray region are intensifying after reports of widespread atrocities. Thousands of people have died and millions were displaced by the fighting. CBS News foreign correspondent Debora Patta joins "CBSN AM" with more.

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Ethiopia’s Tigray War Worsens Refugee Crisis | Ayman Mohyeldin | MSNBC

President Biden has dispatched a diplomatic delegation led by Sen. Chris Coons (D-DE) to Ethiopia, where the UN says more than half a million people have been forced to flee their homes after four months of warfare. Sky News correspondent John Sparks reports. Aired on 03/22/2021.
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