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Ethiopia War: Evidence of Mass Killing Being Burned – Witnesses

Posted by addisethiopia / አዲስ ኢትዮጵያ on May 7, 2022

💭 በምዕራብ ትግራይ የጅምላ ግድያዎችን የሚያሳየውን ማስረጃ ቃኤላውያኑ በማቃጠል ላይ ናቸው

እግዚኦ! እንግዲህ ሰሞኑን በጎንደር ድራማ የሚሠሩት ለካስ በምዕራብ ትግራይ የፈጸሟቸውን ወንጀሎች ለመደበቅና የወንድሞቼንና እኅቶቼን እሬሳ የማቃጠያ ጊዜ ያገኙ ዘንድ ነው። እግዚኦ! እነዚህ እምነት-ቢስ አረመኔዎች፤ እንደው “እግዚአብሔር አያይም!” ብለው ነውን? ወይንስ እንደ ቃኤል፤ “አላውቅም፤ የወንድሜ ጠባቂው እኔ ነኝን?” ሊሉት? እስከ መቼ እንዲህ እያታለሉና እየተቅበዘበዙ ሊኖሩ? ልጆችና ዘመዶች የሏቸውምን?

ለካስ የከንቱዎቹ አማራ ሜዲያዎች (እነ ዘመድኩን በቀለን፣ አባይነህ ካሴን እና የኦሮሞው ኤርሚያስ ለገሰ ባሪያ ሃብታሙ አያሌውን ጨምሮ) ሰሞኑን ደጋግመው እየተቀባበሉ የሚከተለውን ሲለፍፉ የነበረው ለወንድሞቼና እኅቶቼ ሬሳ ማቃጠያ የሚጠቀሙትን ኬሚካል መሆኑ ነው። ከክርስቶስ ተቃዋሚ ቱርክ ያገኙትን!

እንዲህ ሲሉን ነበር ፤

በቀናት በፊት አክራሪውና ፅንፈኛው ሀይል ጎንደር ከተማን ለማጥፋት እስከ 27 .ሜ ሬዲየስ ድረስ ማውደም የሚችል ተቀጣጣይ ኬሚካል ቦንብ ተራ አካባቢ ተቀምጦ መገኘቱን ቀድሞ ለሚያውቀው የፌደራልና የክልል ባለስልጣናት አሳውቀንንና ጎትጉተን መሳሪያው እጅ ከፍንጂ እንዲያዝ አስደርገናል። የሚመለከታቸው አካላት በጥምረት ባደረጉት ማጣራት ይህ አውዳሚ መሳሪያ በቱርክ ባለሙያዎች የተሰናዳ መሆኑን እና እስከ 500,000,000 የኢትዮጵያ ብር ግምት እንዳለው ገልፀዋል። ልብ በሉ ያኔ ያን ነገር ተረባርበን ባናስይዝ ኑሮ ዛሬ ጎንደር የምትባል ከተማ ጠፍታ ነበር።”

ዋይ! ዋይ! ዋይ!

አይ ቃኤል አማራ! እየጨፈጨፈህ ያለው አማሌቅ ኦሮሞ፣ አንተ ግን የኦሮሞ ገዳይህ አሻንጉሊት ሆነህ የምትገድለው ምንም ያላደረገኽን አክሱም ጽዮናዊ አቤል ወንድምህን። አይ አረመኔ ኦሮሞ፤ እግዚአብሔር እሳቱን ያውርድብህ!

❖[ኦሪት ዘፍጥረት ምዕራፍ ፬፥፰፡፲፩]

“ቃየልም ወንድሙን አቤልን። ና ወደ ሜዳ እንሂድ አለው። በሜዳም ሳሉ ቃየል በወንድሙ በአቤል ላይ ተነሣበት፥ ገደለውም። እግዚአብሔርም ቃየልን አለው። ወንድምህ አቤል ወዴት ነው? እርሱም አለ። አላውቅም፤ የወንድሜ ጠባቂው እኔ ነኝን? አለውም። ምን አደረግህ? የወንድምህ የደሙ ድምፅ ከምድር ወደ እኔ ይጮኻል። አሁንም የወንድምህን ደም ከእጅህ ለመቀበል አፍዋን በከፈተች በምድር ላይ አንተ የተረገምህ ነህ።”

💭 The remains of hundreds of people are being deliberately destroyed in an organised campaign to dispose of evidence of ethnic cleansing in the west of Ethiopia’s Tigray region, according to interviews with 15 eyewitnesses.

The allegations follow multiple reports of the targeting of the Tigrayan population during the civil war. They also come in advance of the possible deployment of a UN independent investigation team which will be led by former International Criminal Court prosecutor Fatou Bensouda.

People belonging to security forces from the neighbouring Amhara region, which are occupying western Tigray, have been identified as digging up fresh mass graves, exhuming hundreds of bodies, burning them and then transporting what remains out of the region, the eyewitnesses said in telephone interviews.

The authorities have acknowledged that graves have been dug up but say that they show evidence that Tigrayan forces had been carrying out its own campaign of ethnically motivated killing in recent decades. Researchers from Gondar University have also been uncovering mass grave sites that they have linked to the Tigray People’s Liberation Front (TPLF).

All sides in the on-going civil war have been accused of carrying out mass killings.

But in a recent report, rights groups Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch accused Amhara officials and security forces of being behind a campaign of ethnic cleansing against Tigrayans in the area.

Last December, the UN human rights council passed a resolution to establish an independent investigation into atrocities committed by all warring parties in the conflict.

The Ethiopian government objected to the resolution and vowed not to co-operate, saying the resolution was an “instrument of political pressure”.

In a vote in March, Ethiopia’s bid to block funding for the investigative panel failed. Russia and China had backed the Ethiopian government’s attempt to block funding.

Remains burned

Eyewitnesses have said that three days after the funding was approved, the campaign to destroy evidence of atrocities was launched in western Tigray.

“In the plot of land behind Hamele Hamushte school in Humera town, 200 bodies of ethnic Tigrayan civilians were buried in two mass graves. These were civilians massacred in the early months of the war,” said an eyewitness from the Welkyat ethinc group who lives in Humera.

Whereas Tigrayans either fled the area during the fighting or are in detention, members of the Welkyat ethnic group remained and have provided the eyewitness reports.

“On 4 April, the Amhara militias and the Fano [militia] youth group exhumed the remains. They gathered wood, sprayed something we never saw before and burned the remains they collected. The remains crumbled and turned into ash.”

This testimony was consistent with what other eyewitnesses said about the same incident .

Amhara militia and Fano youth destroyed the remains of bodies buried in another part of Humera, witnesses have said.

“The bodies belonged to civilians who were paraded from detention camps. There were around 100 bodies buried en masse behind the land of the public office of the Humera Agricultural Institute,” said another witness.

“They took the remains to the compound of the institute and turned them into ash using wood, fire, and chemicals that we don’t know. As they were doing that their faces were covered by masks and they wore gloves.”

Adebay is another town in western Tigray where eyewitnesses have described the disposal of evidence by moving human remains.

“On the morning of 10 April, the Amhara militias dug up the four mass graves in the St Abune Argawi church,” a resident of Adebay said.

“There were 150 bodies of civilians killed in the August wave of ethnic cleansing. They loaded the bodies into a lorry. We don’t know where they took the remains.”

Eyewitnesses said that on the same day another mass grave located behind the local government administrative office of Adebay was dug up. Thirty-nine civilians had allegedly been buried there in October 2021 after being rounded up in the town of Adi Goshu and then caught trying to flee.

According to the testimonies the remains were loaded onto a lorry and moved to an unknown place.

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In another town, Beaker, which is located between Tirkan and Rawyan, other eyewitnesses described similar activity.

“The bodies belonged to 70 civilians who had been arrested in Beaker. They were massacred nine months ago,” a resident said.

“On 11 April the Amhara militia exhumed them and took them to Sanja, a town in the Amhara region.”

Witnesses said the campaign of the disposal of evidence started on 4 April and was supervised by experts from Gondar University, which is in Amhara region.

“It all started following the visit of experts from Gondar University. When they came, they came with trucks that were loaded with chemicals in white jerry cans. The experts were in the town for a few days giving training to the Amhara militia on how to dispose of the remains and then they returned,” an eyewitness said.

Three residents said that militia members had been publicly talking about the involvement of Gondar University and showing off about how the evidence of the killings would not be discovered.

The university has not responded to a request for comment on the allegations.

But last month, the state broadcaster reported that researchers from Gondar University had been working on 12 mass grave sites in the area and had found evidence that the TPLF had been involved in acts of genocide.

Experts have confirmed that it is possible to dispose of human remains using certain chemicals.

Andrea Sella, professor of inorganic chemistry at University College London, said cremation was possible as long as a high enough temperature was reached.

Gebrekidan Gebresilassie, a doctor in chemical engineering at the RWTH Aachen University in Germany, also said it was possible to destroy forensic evidence with the help of chemicals that are readily available.

“These chemicals destroy the forensic evidence… But from a chemical point of view even the ashes can show some evidence. It is difficult to destroy it all,” he said.

The prime minister’s office has not responded to a request for comment, however a senior Amhara official and the speaker of the federal parliament, Agegnehu Teshager, denied the accusations that evidence was being systematically destroyed.

He did say that exhumations were going on but that the bodies that were being removed were those of ethnic Amharas who had been killed over the past 40 years.

“It was not possible to exhume the mass graves and show it to the world until these days because the TPLF was ruling the country,” he said. The TPLF had been the dominant party in the coalition that governed Ethiopia from the 1990s until 2018, when Mr Abiy came to power.

Mr Agegnehu also rejected the reports of ethnic cleansing in western Tigray including those from Amnesty and Human Rights Watch. He described them as a lie.

“They are sensational reports which do not take into account the reality on the ground,” he said.

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Horror Heaped on Horror | Ethnic Cleansing of Tigrayans May Prolong Ethiopia’s Civil War

Posted by addisethiopia / አዲስ ኢትዮጵያ on April 13, 2022

💭 Evidence emerges of war crimes by forces allied to Abiy Ahmed’s government

👉 From The Economist

The lucky ones were frogmarched onto buses and driven across the river. The less fortunate were slung into detention camps and left there to rot. Others were murdered in the streets or hacked to death as they cowered in their homes. “We don’t need a single one of them any more,” a militiaman told a foreign researcher last year. “They cannot be trusted.”

Since the start of Ethiopia’s bloody civil war 18 months ago, there have been frequent allegations of ethnic cleansing targeting people from the northern region of Tigray. Antony Blinken, America’s secretary of state, first levelled this charge more than a year ago, infuriating the government of Abiy Ahmed, Ethiopia’s prime minister, which strongly denied it. Because the government has imposed a tight blockade of the region, it has been hard to assess the claims of atrocities. But some horrifying hints have emerged, such as the corpses with their hands bound that have washed up on river banks in Sudan.

Now a thorough investigation by Human Rights Watch and Amnesty International, two pressure groups, leaves little doubt of the enormities committed by government forces and their allies. The joint report, published on April 6th, concludes that authorities from the Amhara region have systematically killed or evicted hundreds of thousands of ethnic Tigrayans from territory seized from Tigray since the start of the war. The campaign, carried out with the connivance of federal authorities, was as methodical as it was brutal. Notices ordering Tigrayans to leave were pinned around towns. Freshly appointed Amhara officials handed out title deeds for plots of stolen land. Identification cards were given to new Amhara arrivals, but denied to Tigrayans, who were prevented from receiving aid and government services. The new authorities even granted permits for shipments of looted sesame, a lucrative cash crop at the heart of the territorial dispute between the two regions.

This matters not only because of the frightful human toll. The contested area, known officially as Western Tigray before the war, is now arguably the biggest obstacle to ending the conflict. “It’s definitely the thorniest issue,” says a senior official of the ruling party. Both sides have long claimed this land. Both are hardening their stances. Just days before the report was published Amhara investigators announced the discovery of mass graves, which they allege contain the remains of Amharas murdered decades ago by the Tigrayan People’s Liberation Front (TPLF), the party-cum-militia that runs Tigray.

Meanwhile, hundreds of thousands of Tigrayans are starving. A “humanitarian truce” that started on March 24th is already teetering. The government has allowed just one aid convoy to enter Tigray (the first since mid-December) and has been withholding permission for more until the tplf withdraws to Tigray. The tplf wants aid to flow freely before it pulls back entirely, ideally in tandem with the withdrawal of Amhara forces from Western Tigray. Without a breakthrough to ease the blockade, the horror of ethnic cleansing will be matched by an equally grotesque abuse: deliberate, mass starvation.

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The Level of Evil in Today’s Ethiopia is Overwhelming | በዛሬይቱ ኢትዮጵያ ያለው የክፋት ደረጃ ከአቅም በላይ ነው

Posted by addisethiopia / አዲስ ኢትዮጵያ on April 7, 2022

❖❖❖[፩ኛ የዮሐንስ መልእክት ምዕራፍ ፭፥፲፱]❖❖❖

“ከእግዚአብሔር እንደ ሆንን ዓለምም በሞላው በክፉው እንደ ተያዘ እናውቃለን።”

❖❖❖[1 John 5:19]❖❖❖

“We know that we are children of God, and that the whole world is under the control of the evil one.”

👉 አንድ ሰው ይህን ልኮልኛል / Someone just sent me this፡-

💭 በብሄራቸው ምክኒያት ማስራብ ፣ በሃሰት መረጃ የሚደርሰውን ግፍ መሸፋፈን እና ከተጠያቂነት መሸሽ በኢትዮጵያ ተቀባይነት ያላቸው ደንቦች እና እሴቶች ሆነዋል። ከዚህ መቼም እንደምንድን እርግጠኛ አይደለሁም።

💭 Starving people based on their ethnicity, covering up atrocities by disinformation and evading accountability have become acceptable norms and values in Ethiopia. I’m not sure we will ever recover from this.

💭 Ethnic Cleansing Documented in Western Tigray – Amnesty and HRW accused Amhara forces and officials of denying humanitarian aid to civilians in western Tigray

Ethiopian paramilitaries have carried out a campaign of ethnic cleansing in Tigray, forcing hundreds of thousands of people from their homes using threats, killings and sexual violence, according to a joint report by Human Rights Watch and Amnesty International.

The rights groups accuse officials and paramilitaries from the neighbouring Amhara region of war crimes and crimes against humanity in western Tigray, in northern Ethiopia.

“Since November 2020, Amhara officials and security forces have engaged in a relentless campaign of ethnic cleansing to force Tigrayans in western Tigray from their homes,” said Kenneth Roth, director of HRW.

According to the report, militias from Amhara joined the Ethiopian armed forces and its allies to seize western Tigray in the first few weeks of the war, using indiscriminate shelling and execution to force people to leave.

The report said these forces also put up signs in towns demanding that people leave and made threats to kill civilians who wanted to stay.

Agnès Callamard, Amnesty International’s secretary general, said the level of abuse of civilians had not been taken seriously enough internationally. “The response of Ethiopia’s international and regional partners has failed to reflect the gravity of the crimes that continue to unfold in western Tigray,” she said.

“Concerned governments must help bring an end to the ethnic-cleansing campaign, ensure that Tigrayans are able to safely and voluntarily return home, and make a concerted effort to obtain justice for these heinous crimes.”

Amnesty and HRW also accused Amhara forces and officials of denying humanitarian aid to civilians in western Tigray, an issue the UN has raised concerns about in recent months.

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Ethiopia: Laetitia Bader About The Campaign of Ethnic Cleansing Against Tigrayans

Posted by addisethiopia / አዲስ ኢትዮጵያ on April 6, 2022

💭 የፋሺስቱ ኦሮሞ አገዛዝ ሙቀቱ ወደርሱና ኦሮሚያ ሲዖሉ ጠጋ ባለ ቁጥርና አማራውም እያጉረመረመ ራቅ ማለት ሲጀምር ትኩረቱን ወደ ስሜኑ እየወሰደ ጅሉን ሰሜናዊ በአጀንዳው ያጠምደዋል። አማራውን እንደገና አስተኝቶ ከጎኑ ያሰልፋል። ሰሜኑ እርስበርሱ ሲደቋቋስ ኦሮሞው አውሬ ትንሽ የመፈናፈኛ ጊዜ ያገኛል፤ በዚህም ላለፉት አምስት መቶ ዓመታት ሲፈጽም የነበረውን የዘር ማጥፋት ዘመቻ ኦሮሞ ባልሆኑ ጎሳዎችና ነገዶች ላይ በኦሮሞ ሰአራዊቱ፣ በልዩ ሃይሉ (ኦላ/ሸኔ በተሰኘውና በእባብ ገንዳዎች) አማካኝነት በስውርና በጥድፊያ ይቀጥላል።

ሉሲፈራውያኑ ሞግዚቶቹ ለግራኝ እንደተለመደው፤ “ዕርቅ አድርጊያለሁ፤ ሃያ “የእርዳታ” መኪናዎችን ወደ ትግራይ ልኪያለሁ” ብሎ እንዲናገር ካዘዙት የመኪናዎቹን መንቀሳቀስ የሚያሳይ ቪዲዮ እንዲሠራጭ ካደረገ በኋላ አሜሪካ፤ “ማዕቀቡን አዘገየዋለሁ” አለችን፤ ከዚያም ግራኝን ወደ አስመራ እንዲጓዝና ለቀጣዩ ጭፍጨፋ ከኢሳያስ አፈቆርኪ ጋር እንዲነጋገር አዘዘችው። እንግዲህ ጊዜ ለመግዛት መሆኑ ነው፤ የትግራይን ሕዝብ በረሃብ የመጨረሺያ ጊዜ። ግን አይሳካላቸውም፤ ከሕወሓት ብዙም አንጠብቅም፤ ለኮሙኒስት ገነታቸው ሲሉ ዛሬም የጽዮናውያንን የሕዝብ ቍጥር ቅነሳ የሚፈልጉት ሆኖ ነው የሚሰማኝ፤ ምናልባት በዶ/ር ደብረጽዮን በኩል ይሆናል ግራኝ ወደ አስመራ ያመራው። ልክ ብርሃኑ ጂኒ ጁላና የትግራይ ጄነራል በአፋር እንደተገናኙት። ብዙ የታገሰው እግዚአብሔር አምላካችን ግን “በቃ!” እያለ ነው፤ በሁሉም ላይ እሳቱን እንደሚያወርድባቸው እርግጠኛ ነኝ። አረመኔዎች!

💭 Abuses “amount to crimes against humanity as well as war crimes,” according to a report from Human Rights Watch and Amnesty International.

Widespread abuses against civilians in the western part of Ethiopia’s embattled Tigray region amount to war crimes and crimes against humanity, Human Rights Watch and Amnesty International have charged in a new report.

The crimes were perpetrated by security officials and civilian authorities from the neighboring Amhara region, sometimes “with the acquiescence and possible participation of Ethiopian federal forces,” the rights groups say in the report released Wednesday.

The abuses are “part of a widespread and systematic attack against the Tigrayan civilian population that amount to crimes against humanity as well as war crimes,” the report says.

Two human rights groups have accused armed forces from Ethiopia’s Amhara region of waging a campaign of ethnic cleansing against Tigrayans. Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch accused Amhara officials and regional special forces and militias fighting in western Tigray of committing war crimes and crimes against humanity. They also accuse Ethiopia’s military of complicity in those acts. For more on the report we are now joined via Zoom by Laetitia Bader, Expert and Senior Researcher in the Africa division at Human Rights Watch.

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Human Rights Groups Accuse Ethiopian Military of War Crimes in Tigray

Posted by addisethiopia / አዲስ ኢትዮጵያ on April 6, 2022

💭 Rights Groups Charge ‘Ethnic Cleansing’ in Ethiopia’s Tigray Region

💭 የመብት ተሟጋቾች በምዕራብ ትግራይ የዘር ማፅዳትክስን አቀረቡ

😈 አሁንስ ገባን ለምን የጎንደር ኦሮማራዎችቁፋሮተጣድፈው እንደጀመሩ?

እነ ግራኝ በእነ ዶ/ር አምባቸው ላይ መፈንቅለ መንግስት አድርገው “በትግራይ ላይ ጦርነት አንሻም!” ያሉትን እነ ጄነራሎች አሳምነውንና ሰዓረን ከገደሏቸው ሰዓት አንስቶ የአማራ ክልል የኦሮሞ ቅኝ ግዛት ነው። ፋኖየተባለው ፋሺስት ቡድን በአማርኛ ተናጋሪ ቄሮዎች የተሞላ ነው፣ ልዩ ሃይሉም የኦሮሚያ ነው።

የወደቁት አፈናቃዮቻቸው፣ ገዳዮቻቸውና አቃጣዮቻቸው ወደ ገሃነም እሳት ጠልቀው ይግቡና በመተከል ወንድሞቻችንን ያቃጠሉት አውሬዎች + በአክሱምማሕበረ ዴጎ + በማይካድራና ምዕራብ ትግራይ አሰቃቂ ጭፍጨፋዎችን የፈጸሙት የኦነግ/ብልጽግና ኦሮሞዎች መሆናቸውን በቂ መረጃዎች አሉን!100%! አማራው ግን ጅልነት የተሞላበትን ትግራይተኮር እልከኛነቱን ትቶ ይህን እባባዊ በሆነ መልክ ለመቶ ዓመታት በጥናት የተሠራበትን የኦሮሞዎችን በመኻሉ ሰርጎ ገብነት እንኳን በትጋት መመርመር/ማጣራት አልተቻለውም፤ ደንዝዟል፤ ሞቷል!

💭 Abuses “amount to crimes against humanity as well as war crimes,” according to a report from Human Rights Watch and Amnesty International.

Widespread abuses against civilians in the western part of Ethiopia’s embattled Tigray region amount to war crimes and crimes against humanity, Human Rights Watch and Amnesty International have charged in a new report.

The crimes were perpetrated by security officials and civilian authorities from the neighboring Amhara region, sometimes “with the acquiescence and possible participation of Ethiopian federal forces,” the rights groups say in the report released Wednesday.

The abuses are “part of a widespread and systematic attack against the Tigrayan civilian population that amount to crimes against humanity as well as war crimes,” the report says.

Ethiopian federal authorities strongly refute allegations they have deliberately targeted Tigrayans for violent attacks. They said at the outbreak of the war in Nov. 2020 that their objective was to disarm the rebellious leaders of Tigray.

Ethiopian officials in Addis Ababa, the federal capital, and in Amhara didn’t respond to requests for comment on the allegations in the rights groups’ report.

The report, the result of a months-long investigation including more than 400 interviews, charges that hundreds of thousands of Tigrayans have been forced to leave their homes in a violent campaign of unlawful killings, sexual assaults, mass arbitrary detentions, livestock pillaging, and the denial of humanitarian assistance.

Widespread atrocities have been reported in the Tigray war, with Ethiopian government troops and their allies, including troops from neighboring Eritrea, facing most of the charges.

Fighters loyal to the party of Tigray’s leaders — the Tigray People’s Liberation Front, or TPLF — also have been accused of committing abuses as the war spread into neighboring regions. Fighters affiliated with the TPLF deliberately killed dozens of people, gang-raped dozens of women and pillaged property for a period of several weeks last year in Amhara region, Amnesty said in a report released in February.

The new report by Human Rights Watch and Amnesty International focuses on attacks targeting Tigrayans in western Tigray and describes them as “ethnic cleansing,” a term that refers to forcing a population from a region through expulsions and other violence, often including killings and rapes.

Publicly displayed signs in several towns across western Tigray urged Tigrayans to leave, and local officials in meetings discussed plans to remove Tigrayans, according to the report. Pamphlets appeared to give Tigrayans urgent ultimatums to leave or be killed, the report says.

“They kept saying every night, ‘We will kill you . Go out of the area,’” said one woman from the town of Baeker, speaking of threats she faced from an Amhara militia group, according to the report.

Western Tigray has long been contested territory. Amhara authorities say the area was under their control until the 1990s when the TPLF-led federal government redrew internal boundaries that put the territory within Tigray’s borders. Amhara officials moved swiftly to take over the region when the war broke out.

The outbreak of the war “brought these longstanding and unaddressed grievances to the fore: Amhara regional forces, along with Ethiopian federal forces, seized these territories and displaced Tigrayan civilians in a brutal ethnic cleansing campaign,” the report says.

Secretary of State Antony Blinken asserted in March 2021 that ethnic cleansing had taken place in western Tigray, marking the first time a top official in the international community openly described the situation as such. That allegation was dismissed by Ethiopian authorities as “a completely unfounded and spurious verdict against the Ethiopian government.”

The new report corroborates reporting by The Associated Press on atrocities in the war, which affects 6 million people in Tigray alone.

In June Ethiopia’s government cut off almost all access to food aid, medical supplies, cash and fuel in Tigray. The war has spilled into Amhara and Afar regions, with Tigrayan leaders saying they are fighting to ease the blockade and to protect themselves from further attacks.

Facing growing international pressure, Ethiopian authorities on March 24 announced a humanitarian truce for Tigray, saying the action was necessary to allow unimpeded relief supplies into the area. Trucks bearing food supplies have since arrived in the region.

The AP last year confirmed the first starvation deaths under the blockade along with the government’s ban on humanitarian workers bringing medicines into Tigray.

Estimated tens of thousands of people have been killed in the war. But there is little hope for peace talks as Ethiopian authorities have outlawed the TPLF, effectively making its leaders fugitives on the run.

Among their recommendations, the rights groups call for a “neutral protection force” in western Tigray, possibly with the deployment of an African Union-backed peacekeeping mission, “with a robust civilian protection mandate.”

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ወንድም ወንድሙን አያድንም ፥ ሰውም አያድንም፤ ቤዛውን ለእግዚአብሔር አይሰጥም ፥ ሰው እንደሚጠፉ እንስሶች መሰለ

Posted by addisethiopia / አዲስ ኢትዮጵያ on February 6, 2022

❖❖❖ መሀመዳውያኑን ባዕዳውያንን የኢትዮጵያን እና ተዋሕዶ ክርስትናዋን ጠላቶችን አረቦችን + ቱርኮችን + ኢራኖችን + ሶማሌዎችን ከጎናቸው አሰልፈው በአክሱም ጽዮንና በመላዋ ኢትዮጵያ በወንድሞቻቸው አቤላውያን ላይ ከባድ ግፍና ወንጀል በመፈጸም ላይ ላሉት አህዛብ የዋቄዮ-አላህ-ዲያብሎስ ጭፍሮች ለአማራዎችና ለኦሮሞዎች ቃኤላውያን፤ ወዮላችው! ወዮላቸው! ወዮላቸው! ለመቶ ሃምሳ ዓመታት ያህል በጽዮናውያን ላይ በጋራ እያታለሉና እየተሳለቁ ብዙ ግፍ ሲያደርሱባቸው ቆይተዋል፤ ዛሬ በአራተኛውና በመጨረሻው ትውልዳቸው ለዚህ የክፋት ዘመናቸው ደርሰዋል። እግዚአብሔር አምላካችንን ግን ማታላል ፈጽሞ አይቻለም፤ አሁን ግን የአቤል ደም ድምጽ በእግዚአብሔር ዘንድ ተሰምቷል! እሳቱ እየመጣባቸው ነው! ዘር ማንዘራቸውን የሚያጠፋባቸው ክትባቱም እየተላከላቸው ነው፤ ያውም በኦርቶዶክስ ግሪክ በኩል! አይይ ጽዮናውያንን ከምድረ ገጽ አጥፍታችሁና ኢትዮጵያ ወርሳችሁ ለብቻቸው ሊኖሩባት? እ እ እ! ይህ እንዳይሳካላችው የተቻለንን ሁሉ እናደርጋለን!

👉 ወንድም ወንድሙን አያድንም፥ ሰውም አያድንም፤ ቤዛውን ለእግዚአብሔር አይሰጥም፥ ለዘላለም እንዲኖር፥ ጥፋትንም እንዳያይ፤ የነፍሳቸው ለውጥ ከብሮአልና፥ ለዘላለምም ቀርቶአልና። በልባቸውም ቤታቸው ለዘላለም የሚኖር፥ ማደሪያቸውም ለልጆች ልጅ የሚሆን ይመስላቸዋል፤ በየአገራቸውም ስማቸው ይጠራል። ሰው ግን ክቡር ሆኖ ሳለ አያውቅም፤ እንደሚጠፉ እንስሶች መሰለ። ይህች መንገዳቸው መሰናክላቸው ናት፥ ከእነርሱም በኋላ የሚመጡ በአፋቸው እሺ ይላሉ።

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፩ አሕዛብ ሁላችሁ፥ ይህን ስሙ፤ በዓለም የምትኖሩትም ሁላችሁ፥ አድምጡ፤

፪ ዝቅተኞችና ከፍተኞች፥ ባለጠጎችና ድሆች በአንድነት።

፫ አፌ ጥበብን ይናገራል፥ የልቤም አሳብ ማስተዋልን።

፬ ጆሮዬን ወደ ምሳሌ አዘነብላለሁ፥ በበገናም ምሥጢሬን እገልጣለሁ።

፭ ኃጢአት ተረከዜን በከበበኝ ጊዜ በክፉ ቀን ለምን እፈራለሁ?

፮ በኃይላቸው የሚታመኑ፥ በባለጠግነታቸውም ብዛት የሚመኩ፤

፯ ወንድም ወንድሙን አያድንም፥ ሰውም አያድንም፤ ቤዛውን ለእግዚአብሔር አይሰጥም፥

፰-፱ ለዘላለም እንዲኖር፥ ጥፋትንም እንዳያይ፤ የነፍሳቸው ለውጥ ከብሮአልና፥ ለዘላለምም ቀርቶአልና።

፲ ብልሃተኞች እንዲሞቱ፥ ሰነፎችችና ደንቆሮች በአንድነት እንዲጠፉ፥ ገንዘባቸውንም ለሌሎች እንዲተዉ አይቶአል።

፲፩ በልባቸውም ቤታቸው ለዘላለም የሚኖር፥ ማደሪያቸውም ለልጆች ልጅ የሚሆን ይመስላቸዋል፤ በየአገራቸውም ስማቸው ይጠራል።

፲፪ ሰው ግን ክቡር ሆኖ ሳለ አያውቅም፤ እንደሚጠፉ እንስሶች መሰለ።

፲፫ ይህች መንገዳቸው መሰናክላቸው ናት፥ ከእነርሱም በኋላ የሚመጡ በአፋቸው እሺ ይላሉ።

፲፬ እንደ በጎች ወደ ሲኦል የሚሄዱ ናቸው፥ እረኛቸውም ሞት ነው፤ ቅኖችንም በማለዳ ይገዙአቸዋል፥ ውበታቸውም ከመኖሪያቸው ተለይታ በሲኦል ታረጃለች።

፲፭ ነገር ግን እግዚአብሔር ይቀበለኛልና ነፍሴን ከሲኦል እጅ ይቤዣታል።

፲፮ የሰው ባለጠግነት የቤቱም ክብር በበዛ ጊዜ አትፍራ፥

፲፯ በሞተ ጊዜ ከእርሱ ጋር ምንም አይወስድምና፥ ክብሩም ከእርሱ በኋላ አይወርድምና።

፲፰ በሕይወቱ ሳለ ነፍሱን ባርኮአልና ለሰውነቱ መልካም ብታደርግለት ያመሰግንሃል።

፲፱ ሆኖም ወደ አባቶቹ ትውልድ ይወርዳል፤ ለዘላለም ብርሃንን አያይም።

፳ አእምሮ የሌለው ክቡር ሰው እንደሚጠፋ እንስሶች መሰለ።

❖❖❖[መዝሙረ ዳዊት ምዕራፍ ፵፯]❖❖❖

፩ እግዚአብሔር ትልቅ ነው፤ በአምላካችን ከተማ በተቀደሰ ተራራ ምስጋናው ብዙ ነው።

፪ በሰሜን ወገን በመልካም ስፍራ የቆመ የምድር ሁሉ ደስታ የጽዮን ተራራ ነው፤ እርሱም የትልቁ ንጉሥ ከተማ ነው።

፫ እግዚአብሔር በአዳራሾችዋ መጠጊያ ሆኖ ይታወቃል።

፬ እነሆ፥ ነገሥታት ተከማችተው በአንድነት መጥተዋል።

፭ እነርሱስ አይተው ተደነቁ፥ ደነገጡ፥ ታወኩ።

፮ መንቀጥቀጥ እንደ ወላድ ምጥ በዚያ ያዛቸው።

፯ በኃይለኛ ነፋስ የተርሴስን መርከቦች ትሰብራለህ።

፰ እንደ ሰማን እንዲሁ አየን በሠራዊት ጌታ ከተማ፥ በአምላካችን ከተማ፤ እግዚአብሔር ለዘላለም ያጸናታል።

፱ አምላክ ሆይ፥ በሕዝብህ መካከል ምሕረትህን ተቀበልን።

፲ አምላክ ሆይ፥ እንደ ስምህ እንዲሁም እስከ ምድር ዳርቻ ድረስ ምስጋናህ ነው፤ ቀኝህ ጽድቅን የተሞላች ናት።

፲፩ አቤቱ፥ ስለ ፍርድህ የጽዮን ተራራ ደስ ይበለው፥ የአይሁድም ሴት ልጆች ሐሤት ያድርጉ።

፲፪ ጽዮንን ክበቡአት፥ በዙሪያዋም ተመላለሱ፥ ግንቦችዋንም ቍጠሩ፤

፲፫ በብርታትዋ ልባችሁን አኑሩ፤ አዳራሽዋን አስቡ፤ ለሚመጣው ትውልድ ትነግሩ ዘንድ።

፲፬ ለዓለምና ለዘላለም ይህ አምላካችን ነው፥ እርሱም ለዘላለም ይመራናል።

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Big Explosion in Ghana Kills 17 People – 500 Houses Destroyed

Posted by addisethiopia / አዲስ ኢትዮጵያ on January 22, 2022

🔥 አረመኔዎቹ የኢትዮጵያና ተዋሕዶ ክርስትና ጠላቶች ግራኝ አብዮት አህመድ እና ኢሳያስ አፈወርቂ ባፋጣኝ በእሳት ይጠረጉ! ይህን የሚፈጽም ታሪካዊ ጀግና ነው!

💭 The blast happened when a vehicle carrying mining explosives collided with a motorcycle.

💭 በጋና ባጋጠመ ፍንዳታ ቢያንስ ፲፯/17 ሰዎች መሞታቸውማ አምስት መቶ ቤቶች መውደማቸው ተገለጸ

ለማዕድን ቁፋሮ የሚያገለግሉ ተቀጣጣይ ፈንጂዎችን ጭኖ ሲሄድ የነበረ ተሽከርካሪ ቦንጎሶ በምትባለዋ ከተባ ከሞተርሳይክል ጋር መጋጨቱን ተከትሎ ነው ፍንዳታው የደረሰው።

ተንቀሳቃሽ ምስሉ ላይ እንደሚታየው ፍንዳታው በደረሰበት አካባቢ ትልቅ ጥቁር ጭስ ጉዳት ከደረሰባቸው ትልልቅ ህንጻዎች ከፍ ብሎ ታይቷል። በአካባቢውም የህንጻዎች ፍርስራሽ ተከምሮ ተስተውሏል።

በሚዘገንን መልኩ የሞቱ ሰዎች አስክሬን በፍንዳታው አካባቢ ታይተዋል። አደጋው የደረሰበት መኪና የነበረበት ቦታ ደግሞ ትልቅ ጉድጓድ ፈጥሯል።

💭 ጋና እና ኢትዮጵያ ሰይጣናዊ ፔንታግራምን በየኢትዮጵያ-ጽዮናዊ- ባለሶስት ቀለም ባንዲራዎቻቸው ላይ አስቀምጠዋል።

💭 Both Ghana and Ethiopia placed the ‎satanic pentagram on their respective Ethiopian-Zionist-Tricolor Flags

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Saudi Airstrike in Yemen Leaves over 200 Dead | Tigray-Ethiopia + Yemen + Ark of The Covenant

Posted by addisethiopia / አዲስ ኢትዮጵያ on January 21, 2022

❖ ጽላተ ሙሴ ❖ ንግሥት መከዳ ❖ አክሱም ❖ የመን

💭 More than 200 people were killed or wounded in an air strike on a prison and at least three children died in a separate bombardment as Yemen’s long-running conflict suffered a dramatic escalation of violence on Friday.

The Houthi rebels released gruesome video footage showing bodies in the rubble and mangled corpses from the prison attack, which levelled buildings at the jail in their northern heartland of Saada.

Further south in the port town of Hodeida, the children died when air strikes by the Saudi-led coalition hit a telecommunications facility as they played nearby, Save the Children said. Yemen also suffered a country-wide internet blackout.

“The children were reportedly playing on a nearby football field when missiles struck,” Save the Children said.

The attacks come after the Houthis took the seven-year war into a new phase by claiming a drone-and-missile attack on Abu Dhabi that killed three people on Monday.

The United Arab Emirates, part of the Saudi-led coalition fighting the rebels, threatened reprisals.

Aid workers said hospitals were overwhelmed in Saada after the prison attack, with one receiving 70 dead and 138 wounded, according to Doctors Without Borders.

Two other hospitals have received “many wounded” and as night fell, the rubble was still being searched, the aid agency said.

‘Horrific act’

Ahmed Mahat, Doctors Without Borders’ head of mission in Yemen, said: “There are many bodies still at the scene of the air strike, many missing people.”

“It is impossible to know how many people have been killed. It seems to have been a horrific act of violence.”

The UN Security Council, meeting Friday at the request of non-permanent member the United Arab Emirates, unanimously condemned what it called the Houthis’ “heinous terrorist attacks in Abu Dhabi… as well as in other sites in Saudi Arabia”.

The UAE is part of the Saudi-led coalition that has been fighting the rebels since 2015, in an intractable conflict that has displaced millions of Yemenis and left them on the brink of famine.

The coalition claimed the attack in Hodeida, a lifeline port for the shattered country, but did not say it had carried out any strikes on Saada.

Saudi Arabia’s state news agency said the coalition carried out “precision air strikes… to destroy the capabilities of the Houthi militia in Hodeida”.

😈The following entities and bodies are helping the genocidal fascist Oromo regime of evil Abiy Ahmed Ali:

The United Nations

The European Union

The African Union

The United States, Canada & Cuba

Russia

China

Israel

Arab States

Southern Ethiopians

Amharas

Eritrea

Djibouti

Kenya

Sudan

Somalia

Egypt

Iran

Pakistan

India

Azerbaijan

Amnesty International

Human Rights Watch

World Food Program (2020 Nobel Peace Laureate)

The Nobel Prize Committee

The Atheists and Animists

The Muslims

The Protestants

The Sodomites

💭 Even those unlikely allies like: ‘Israel vs Iran’, ‘Russia + China vs Ukraine + The West’, ‘Egypt + Sudan vs Iran + Turkey’, ‘India vs Pakistan’ are all united now in the Anti Zionist-Ethiopia-Conspiracy. This has never ever happened before it is a very curios phenomenon unique appearance in world history.

✞ With the Zionist Tigrayan-Ethiopians are:

The Almighty Egziabher God & His Saints

St. Mary of Zion

The Ark of The Covenant

😇 The Identity of the Queen of Sheba – Ethiopian-Yemeni Queen

The Queen of Sheba was a monarch called “Makeda,” who ruled the Axumite Empire based in northern Ethiopia.

Solomon and Sheba’s child, Emperor Menelik I, founded the Solomonid dynasty. Menelik also went to Jerusalem to meet his father, and received as a gift The Ark of the Covenant.

Archaeological evidence indicates that as early as the tenth century B.C.—about when the Queen of Sheba is said to have lived—Ethiopia and Yemen were ruled by a single dynasty, probably based in Yemen. Four centuries later, the two regions were both under the sway of the city of Axum. Since the political and cultural ties between ancient Yemen and Ethiopia seem to have been incredibly strong, it may be that each of these traditions is correct, in a sense. The Queen of Sheba reigned over both Ethiopia and Yemen.

✞✞✞[Isaiah 33:1]✞✞✞
“Woe to you, O destroyer, While you were not destroyed; And he who is treacherous, while others did not deal treacherously with him.
As soon as you finish destroying, you will be destroyed; As soon as you cease to deal treacherously, others will deal treacherously with you.”

✞✞✞[ትንቢተ ኢሳይያስ ምዕራፍ ፴፫፥፩]✞✞✞

“አንተ ሳትጠፋ የምታጠፋ፥ በአንተም ላይ ወንጀል ሳይደረግ ወንጀል የምታደርግ ወዮልህ! ማጥፋትን በተውህ ጊዜ ትጠፋለህ፤ መወንጀልንም በተውህ ጊዜ ይወነጅሉሃል።”

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The Fascist Oromo Regime of Ethiopia Detained, Abused Tigrayans Deported From Saudi | HRW

Posted by addisethiopia / አዲስ ኢትዮጵያ on January 5, 2022

👉 ገብርኤል 👉 ማርያም 👉 ኡራኤል 👉 ጊዮርጊስ 👉 ተክለ ሐይማኖት 👉ዮሴፍ 😇 መድኃኔ ዓለም

💭 “ይህ በጣም አሰቃቂ ጉዳይ ነው፣ የትግራይ ተወላጆች በገዛ አገራቸው እየተሠወሩና እየታሰሩ ነው። በሳውዲ አረቢያ ለዓመታት የዘለቀው በደል ከደረሰባቸው በኋላ አሁን በራሳቸው ሃገርና መንግስት እየተሳደዱና እየተንገላቱ ነው፣ የመንቀሳቀስ ነጻነት እና ከዘመዶቻቸው ጋር ምንም አይነት ግንኙነት እንዳይኖራቸው ተደርገዋል።” የሂውማን ራይትስ ዋች ቃል ዓቀባይ ናዲያ ሃርድማን

💭 “It’s just horrifying, Tigrayan deportees are being disappeared and detained back home. After suffering sometimes years of awful abuse, (in Saudi Arabia) they are now being persecuted by their own government, denied freedom of movement and any contact with their loved ones.” Nadia Hardman of HRW.

💭 “There are Tigrayans in Saudi Arabia who now fear deportation more than they do imprisonment in Saudi Arabia,”

“Many of our friends who were returned stop answering their phones after a few weeks in Ethiopia. We have no idea where they are, and we fear the worst.”

💭 “በሳውዲ አረቢያ እስር ቤት ከሚደርስባቸው እስር በላይ አሁን ወደ ኢትዮጵያ መባረርን የሚፈሩ የትግራይ ተወላጆች አሉ”

“የተመለሱት ብዙ ጓደኞቻችን ኢትዮጵያ ከቆዩ ከጥቂት ሳምንታት በኋላ ስልኮቻቸውን ማንሳት አቁመዋል። የት እንዳሉ አናውቅም፤ እና በጣም የከፋውን እንፈራለን።”

😠😠😠 😢😢😢

💭 የፋሽስቱ ኦሮሞ አገዛዝ ከሳዑዲ የተባረሩ የትግራይ ተወላጆችን በጣም አስከፊ በሆነ ሁኔታ በማጎሪያ ካምፖች አጉሯቸዋል፤ በድሏቸዋል። ሳውዲ አረቢያ የትግራይ ተወላጆችን ወደ ኢትዮጵያ ማባረሯን ማቆም አለባት”፤ ይላል የሰብዓዊ መብት ተሟጋቹ ሂውማን ራይትስ ዋች።

አይ ኦሮሞ! አይ አማራ! ኢትዮጵያን ለአረቦች እንዲህ አሳልፋችሁ ትሰጧት!? ምንያህል ብትጠሏት ነው!? 😠😠😠 😢😢😢

💭 Saudi Arabia Should Stop Deporting Tigrayan Migrants to Ethiopia

Thousands of ethnic Tigrayans deported from Saudi Arabia have been detained, abused or forcibly disappeared after arriving back home in Ethiopia, Human Rights Watch said in a new report Wednesday.

The ethnic profiling and mistreatment of returnees detailed by HRW took place as the federal government fought Tigrayan rebels in a grinding year-long war that has cost thousands of lives and pushed many more people into famine.

Tigrayans repatriated from Saudi Arabia, where hundreds of thousands of Ethiopians have migrated to seek work over the years, were singled out and held in Addis Ababa and elsewhere against their will upon returning, HRW said.

Others were prevented from returning to Tigray, the northernmost region of Ethiopia, after being identified at roadside checkpoints or airports and transferred to detention facilities, the report said.

“Ethiopian authorities are persecuting Tigrayans deported from Saudi Arabia by wrongfully detaining and forcibly disappearing them,” said Nadia Hardman, refugee and migrants rights researcher at HRW.

The rights watchdog interviewed Tigrayans deported from Saudi Arabia to Ethiopia between December 2020 and September 2021, during which tens of thousands were repatriated under an agreement between the two countries.

Some of the Tigrayan deportees detained after arriving in Ethiopia reported suffering physical abuse, including beatings with rubber or wooden rods.

Others were accused of colluding with the Tigray People’s Liberation Front (TPLF), which ran Tigray before the start of the war, and is now considered a terrorist group by Addis Ababa.

Two deportees told HRW they were taken with other men from migrants centres by police and bused to coffee farms, where they were put to work in terrible conditions for no pay and little food.

Many were denied contact with family, and feared their relatives thought they were still in Saudi Arabia.

“The Ethiopian authorities’ detention of thousands of Tigrayan deportees from Saudi Arabia without informing their families of their arrest or whereabouts amounts to enforced disappearance, which also violates international law,” the report said.

In late 2021 the United States and its allies called on Ethiopia to stop unlawfully detaining its citizens on ethnic grounds under a wartime state of emergency declared in November.

Ethiopia’s own state-affiliated rights watchdog estimated that thousands had been caught up in sweeps that appears to target Tigrayans on their ethnicity alone.

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Smyrna Catastrophe: Genocide of Greeks in Antichrist Turkey/ Asia Minor

Posted by addisethiopia / አዲስ ኢትዮጵያ on December 20, 2021

💭 The Destruction of Smyrna: How The Turks Ended The Greek Presence in Their Territory by Burning a City

💭 ቱርኮች የግሪኮች ከተማ የነበረችውን ስሚርኔስ/ኢዝሚርን በእሳት አቃጠሏት፤ ከዚያ ግሪኮች ቱርክን ለቅቀው ወደ ግሪክ ተሰደዱ

ኦሮሞዎችም በሻሸመኔ፣ አጣዬ፣ ትግራይ ወዘተ ተመሳሳይ ወንጀል በመፈጸምና ክርስቲያኖችን በማፈናቀል ላይ ናቸው !

This year marks 99 years since the Catastrophe of Smyrna, the modern-day city of Izmir on the Turkish coast of the Aegean Sea, when Greeks were forced to flee the city due to a fire set by Turkish forces.

It was a cataclysmic event of such enormous importance for modern Greek history that it shaped generation upon generation after 1922, adding yet another unforgettable —and unutterably tragic — milestone to Greece’s long history.

Great Fire cause the Catastrophe of Smyrna

A terrifying blaze, called the Great Fire, destroyed much of the city, causing the majority of Greeks in Asia Minor to flee their homes and seek shelter primarily in Greece, but also in other countries.

Historians of the time period, taking countless eye witness and written accounts of the event, have agreed that Turkish mobs set the Greek section of the city on fire.

Turkey continues to deny this, claiming that it was Armenians, or even Greeks themselves, who set the city ablaze.

Smyrna was undoubtedly one of the wealthiest cities, not only in the Ottoman Empire, but anywhere Europe.

It was home to one of the largest populations of Greeks and Armenians in the Empire.

Together, they constituted the Christian community of the city, which lived peacefully side by side with the Muslim and the Jewish communities for centuries.

However, politics, and the competing interests of the main global powers, alongside the rising tide of nationalism and the outbreak of the First World War, were the factors that determined the fate of Smyrna and its citizens for the rest of the twentieth century and beyond.

As part of the Greco-Turkish War, which raged from 1919 to 1922, Greece’s armed forces went to Smyrna on May 15, 1919.

After major military and political errors made by the Greek government, the Turkish army regained control of the city on September 9, 1922.

Christian populations in Asia Minor in dangerous position

The future for the Christian population of Greeks and Armenians was perilous.

After a series of catastrophic events, the majority of them would end up dead as part of the Greek Genocide, which actually began with a series of confrontations in 1914 and would last until 1923.

Eyewitness reports state that the great fire of Smyrna began on September 13, 1922, and lasted for approximately nine full days, until September 22.

The fire’s results were catastrophic — the entire Greek and Armenian quarters of the city were completely wiped off the map.

Churches, ornate villas, and mansions of great architectural importance, as well as schools and entire market areas, were gone forever, without a trace.

Catastrophe of Smyrna has lasting impact

Official data about the number of the victims of the Smyrna Catastrophe and Greek genocide does not exist.

Experts believe that the number of victims lands somewhere between 10,000 and 100,000, while the number of refugees who were forced to leave Asia Minor numbered in the millions.

The city suffered such enormous damage to its infrastructure that much of it literally had to be rebuilt from the ashes.

But the Greek neighborhoods, which had the most beautiful homes, churches and other buildings — the entire 40 hectares of what was once the most elegant part of the city, and then became a hellish inferno — has no buildings whatsoever on it.

Today the area is an enormous park, known as Kültürpark in Turkish, which serves as Turkey’s largest open-air exhibition center.

There are no reminders there of the glory which once was Smyrna.

14 መስከረም፤ በቱርክ ግዛት በአናሳዋ እስያ የግሪኮች የዘር ማጥፋት ወንጀል የመታሰቢያ ቀን

የግሪክ ጭፍጨፋ1922. ታላቁ የሰምርኔስ እሳት በመስመር 1922 አብዛኛው የሰምርኔስ ከተማ (ዘመናዊው İzmir) የወደብ ከተማን ያጠፋ እሳት ነበር።

የዘመኑ የግሪክ ታሪክ ከሚያሳዝኑ በዓላት አንዱ በወታደራዊ ሽንፈት እና በመቶ ሺዎች የሚቆጠሩ ግሪኮችን ከትንሽ እስያ መነቃቃቱ ምክንያት የሆነው ትንሹ እስያ ግንባር መውደቁ ነው።

የነሐሴመስከረም 1922 ታሪካዊ ክስተቶች “ትንሹ እስያ አደጋ” በሚል ርዕስ ሙሉ በሙሉ ተመዝግበዋል።

1922 ሽንፈት ከ 1453 ጋር ሊወዳደር ይችላል እና በአይዮኒክ ምድር ውስጥ ለረጅም ጊዜ የቆየውን የግሪክ ማህበረሰብን ከሥሩ ነቅሎ ስለሄደ እንደ ትልቅ ሊቆጠር ይችላል።

በቱርክ ግዛት በአናሳዋ እስያ ግሪኮች የዘር ማጥፋት ወንጀል ብሔራዊ የመታሰቢያ ቀን መስከረም 24 ቀን 1998 በግሪክ ፓርላማ በአንድ ድምፅ ውሳኔ የተቋቋመ ሲሆን በየዓመቱ መስከረም 14 ቀን ይከበራል።

የአናሳዋ እስያ ድብቅ ውበት ወደ እናት ሀገር ግሪክ ለማዛወር የቻሉት አንድ ሚሊዮን ፣ 1.5 ሚሊዮን ስደተኞች!

እውነታዎች

እሳቱ በተነሳበት ቀን አመሻሹ ላይ ፣ ከሃቲስታሞው ጎዳና ጎን ለጎን ከሚገኘው ቤቴ ወጥቼ ፣ ምን እየሆነ እንዳለ ለማወቅ ወደዚህ ጎዳና ሄድኩ።

እሳቱ ወደዚህ ወረዳ ገና እንዳልተስፋፋ ልብ ሊባል ይገባል። እዚያ ከሁለት መቶ እስከ ሦስት መቶ የታጠቁ ቱርኮች ቡድን አገኘሁ። ፈረንሳዊ መሆኔን ከነገርኳቸው በኋላ ምን እንደሚፈልጉ ጠየኳቸው።

በሰፈሩ ውስጥ ያሉትን ቤቶች ለማፈንዳት እና ለማቃጠል መመሪያ እንዳላቸው መለሱልኝ። ከዚያ እነሱን ለማሳመን ሞከርኩ ፣ እነሱ ግን ‘ፋይዳ የለውም ፣ ሂድ!’ ብለው መለሱልኝ። እና በእርግጥ ከቤቴ እንደወጣሁ ብዙም ሳይቆይ ተቀጣጣይ ቦምቦች መውደቅ ጀመሩ። ጁበርት ፣ የዓይን ምስክር ፣ የፈረንሣይ ባንክ ጸሐፊ።

ይህ ጥፋት የተጀመረው የመጨረሻው የግሪክ ወታደራዊ ክፍል ከትንሽ እስያ ከተነሳ እና የቱርክ ጦር ከገባ በኋላ ሙስጠፋ ከማል እራሱ እና በከተማው ውስጥ የማይለወጡ ናቸው።

በቱርኮች ከተከበቡ በኋላ ሴቶቹ እና ሕፃናት መጠጊያ የወሰዱበትን የቅዱስ ኒኮላስ የአርመን ቤተ ክርስቲያን ፍንዳታ ተከትሎ እሳቱ መጀመሪያ በአርሜኒያ ሰፈር ውስጥ ተቀሰቀሰ።

ግሪኮች ወደ ቤተክርስቲያኑ ገብተው ለተከበቡት ውሃ እና ምግብ ሰጡ ፣ ነገር ግን በጣም ብዙ ቱርኮች በፍጥነት ተሰብስበው እንደገና ቤተክርስቲያኑን ከበቡ እና አፈነዱት።

ለቱርኮች (በቱርክ ሰፈር በማፈንዳት) እና ቱርኮች ቤቶችን በመርጨት ቤንዚን በሚመች ነፋስ እርዳታ እሳቱ ከሙስሊም እና ከአይሁድ ሰፈር በስተቀር ከተማውን በሙሉ አቃጠለ እና ከ 13 እስከ መስከረም 17 ቀን 1922 ድረስ ይቆያል። (በጁሊያን የቀን አቆጣጠር መሠረት ከነሐሴ 31 እስከ መስከረም 4)

ምን ሆነ

የወቅቱ የአንደኛው ጦር አዛዥ አዛዥ ፣ ሌተና ጄኔራል ኒኮላዎስ ትሪኮፒስ ፣ እና የግሪክ የጉዞ ኃይል ከአፍዮንካራሳይሳር (በነሐሴ ወር 1922 አጋማሽ) ኃላፊነት የነበረው ግንባሩ ከወደቀ በኋላ እ... አብዛኛው የክርስትያን ሕዝብ (ግሪኮች እና አርሜኒያውያን) ወደ ትንሹ እስያ የባህር ዳርቻ በመነሳት ፣ ይህም በኢኩሜናዊ ፓትርያርክ ግምቶች መሠረት 250,000 ደርሷል።

እንዲሁም በሰምርኔስ ውስጥ በተለያዩ የአርሜኒያ ማህበረሰብ ተቋማት እና ቤቶች ውስጥ የተሰበሰቡ 15,000 አርመናውያን መጠለያ አግኝተዋል።

ሆኖም ወታደራዊ ቅሪቶችን እና ስደተኞችን (በቀን 30,000 ይገመታል) ወደ ሰምርኔስ ተሸክመው ባቡሮች ያለማቋረጥ መምጣታቸው ፣ እንዲሁም ስለ ግንባሩ አጠቃላይ ውድቀት ጠንካራ ወሬዎች የግሪክን ህዝብ ጥንካሬ እና ስጋት ጨምረዋል ፣ የግሪክ አስተዳደር ለ መነሳት ከእንግዲህ ስለ ቀጣዩ ልማት ትንሽ ጥርጣሬዎችን አይተውም።

የግሪኩ ከፍተኛ ኮሚሽነር አሪስቲድስ ስቴርጊዲስ ለቀድሞው የሌስቮስ ጠቅላይ ግዛት እና ለቺዮስ ጆርጅ ፓፓንድሬው ገዥ የሰጠው ምላሽ ፣ ሁለተኛው ስለ ግጭቱ ሕዝብ ወዲያውኑ እንዲያሳውቅ ሲመክረው።

አሪቲስስ ስቴሪያዲስ ለፓፓንድሮው “ወደ አቴም ከሄዱ ሁሉንም ነገር ስለሚገለብጡ ለማረድ እዚህ ቢቆዩ ይሻላቸዋል” ብለዋል።

የመጨረሻው የግሪክ ወታደራዊ ክፍል ነሐሴ 24/መስከረም 6 ሄደ። በሚቀጥለው ቀን ፣ በሰሚርና ታዋቂ የውሃ ዳርቻ “ኩዋይ” የተሰበሰቡ በሺዎች የሚቆጠሩ የግሪክ እና የአርሜኒያ ስደተኞች የግሪክ መርከቦች ወደ ጎረቤት የግሪክ ደሴቶች እንዲጓዙ በከንቱ ጠበቁ።

ሆኖም የአሜሪካው ቆንስል ገ / ሆርቶን ጠንካራ ጣልቃ ገብነት ከተከተለ በኋላ ሁለት የአሜሪካ አጥፊዎች ስደተኞችን እንዲያገለግሉ ተልከዋል። በማግሥቱ ነሐሴ 26/መስከረም 8 (1922) የስምርኔስ የግሪክ ባለሥልጣናት ሄዱ። እስካሁን ድረስ የስምርኔስ ከፍተኛ ኮሚሽነር አርስቲደስ ስቴርጊዲስ ለቆስጠንጢኖስ የእንግሊዝ የጦር መርከብ ተሳፈረ።

ለስምርኔስ ከተማ ቆጠራ ተጀመረ

ረቡዕ መስከረም 13 የህዝብ ብዛት ወደ 700,000 አድጓል። የቱርክ ወታደሮች መጀመሪያ በአርሜኒያ ሰፈር ውስጥ እሳትን አቃጠሉ ፣ እስከ እኩለ ቀን ድረስ በእሳት ነደደ። በእራሳቸው ወታደሮች ጥበቃ አውሮፓውያን እና አሜሪካውያን ዜጎቻቸውን ከስሜርና አስወጡ።

ሲጨልም እሳቱ በስደተኞች ተሞልቶ ወደ ባህር ዳር ተሰራጨ። እኩለ ሌሊት የእንግሊዝ አድሚራል ብሮክ የሕይወት ጀልባዎች እንዲላኩ አዘዘ እና በሌሊት በባህር ዳርቻው ውስጥ ያሉት ሁሉም የጦር መርከቦች በ 20,000 ሰዎች ተሞልተዋል።

ሐሙስ ፣ መስከረም 14 ፣ ግማሽ ሚሊዮን ሰዎች አሁንም በውሃ ዳርቻ ላይ ነበሩ።

እሳቱ የተረፈውን አቃጠለ እና ከማል ከኦክቶበር 1 በኋላ የቀሩት ወደ ማዕከላዊ አናቶሊያ እንዲባረሩ ትእዛዝ ሰጠ።

ቅዳሜ ፣ መስከረም 16 እና እሑድ ፣ መስከረም 17 ፣ በሺዎች የሚቆጠሩ ግሪኮች እና አርመኖች በግዴታ ዕድሜ ውስጥ ገብተዋል።

እሁድ ፣ መስከረም 24 ፣ አዛ ጄኒንዝስ ከግሪክ መርከቦች ጋር ሰፊ የመልቀቂያ ሥራውን ጀመረች።

መስከረም 30 ቀን ቅዳሜ ከ 50 ሺህ ያላነሱ ስደተኞች የቀሩ ሲሆን የስምንት ቀናት ማራዘሚያ ሲኖራቸው ሁሉም ጥለው ወጥተዋል።

💭 “የመሬት መንቀጥቀጡ በዮሐንስ ራዕይ ላይ በተጠቀሱት ሰባቱ የእስያ አብያተ ክርስቲያናት | ድንቅ ነው!“

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