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Ethiopia: Chronicle of a Massacre I የትግራይ ጅምላ ጭፍጨፋ ታሪክ | ARTE.tv Documentary

Posted by addisethiopia / አዲስ ኢትዮጵያ on October 13, 2022

💭 A year and a half ago, a soldier filmed a civilian massacre perpetrated by the Ethiopian army in the region of Tigray. Now captured by Tigrayan forces, along with many Ethiopian soldiers, the region is trying to bring those responsible to justice.

💭 ከአንድ አመት ተኩል በፊት አንድ ወታደር በትግራይ ክልል የኢትዮጵያ ጦር ያደረሰውን የዜጎች ጭፍጨፋ በፊልም ቀርጿል። አሁን በትግራይ ሃይሎች ተይዞ ከብዙ የኢትዮጵያ ወታደሮች ጋር ክልሉ ተጠያቂ የሆኑትን ለፍርድ ለማቅረብ እየሞከረ ነው።

💭 Ethiopia’s civil war: Inside Tigray’s capital Mekelle

‘A military drone is flying over my city as I write’

As the war in Ethiopia’s Tigray region intensifies, the BBC gets an exclusive report from its main city.

💭 ‘I don’t know if my family is alive or dead’, says campaigner on ‘forgotten’ war

The region has been cut off from the world during two-year conflict with Ethiopia

A Midland woman said she had no idea if her relatives were alive or dead in a brutal conflict described by some analysts as more bloody than that playing out in Ukraine. Leandra Gebrakedan, from Willenhall, has not heard from her relatives in Tigray for 18 months.

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WHO Chief: World’s Worst Health Crisis is in Ethiopia

Posted by addisethiopia / አዲስ ኢትዮጵያ on March 16, 2022

💭 የዓለም ጤና ድርጅት ዋና ዳይሬክተር፡የአለማችን አስከፊው የጤና ቀውስ ኢትዮጵያ ውስጥ ነው

አብዛኛው የዓለም ትኩረት በዩክሬን ደም መፋሰስ ላይ ያተኮረ በመሆኑ፣ የዓለም ጤና ድርጅት ኃላፊ በዛሬው ረቡዕ ዕለት እንዳሉት፤ “በምድር ላይ በሚሊዮን የሚቆጠሩ ሰዎች ጤና አደጋ ላይ የወደቀበት ቦታ ከኢትዮጵያ የትግራይ ክልል በይበልጥ የከፋ የለም።”

የዓለም ጤና ድርጅት ዋና ዳይሬክተር ቴዎድሮስ አድሃኖም ገብረእየሱስ በመጡበት በትግራይ ያለው ሁኔታ “አሰቃቂ” ነው ሲሉ ክልሉ ለአምስት መቶ ቀናት ያህል “ከውጭው ዓለም ተዘግቷል” ብለዋል።

ዶ/ር ቴድሮስ ለጋዜጠኞች በሰጡት መግለጫ፤ “ከታህሳስ ወር አጋማሽ ጀምሮ ምንም አይነት እርዳታ ለትግራይ አልደረሰም፣ በክልሉ በአለም ጤና ድርጅት የተገመገሙ ሶስት አራተኛው የጤና ተቋማት ወድመዋል፤” ብለዋል። በክልሉ አርባ ሺህ ለሚሆኑ የኤችአይቪ ተጠቂዎች ምንም አይነት ህክምና አለመኖሩን ተናግረዋል።

💭 As much of the world’s attention is focused on the bloodshed in Ukraine, the head of the World Health Organization saya there is ”nowhere on earth where the health of millions of people is more under threat” than Ethiopia’s Tigray region..

WHO director-general Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said the situation in Tigray from where he hails was “catastrophic,” saying the region had been “sealed off from the outside world” for about 500 days.

“No food aid has been delivered since the middle of December,” Tedros told a press briefing, adding that about three quarters of health facilities assessed by WHO in the region had been destroyed. He said there was no treatment for about 40,000 people with HIV in the region.

“Yes, I’m from Tigray and this crisis affects me, my family and my friends very personally,” Tedros said. “But I, the director general of WHO, I have a duty to protect and promote health wherever it’s under threat,” he said. “And there is nowhere on earth where the health of millions of people is more under threat than Tigray.”

Tedros said the U.N. health agency had now documented 43 attacks on health care workers and facilities in Ukraine since the Russian invasion began last month.

WHO has now opened supply lines to many cities in Ukraine, but some access challenges remained. The agency continued to call for attacks on health workers and facilities to stop.

But Tedros said the crisis in Ukraine was “far from the only crisis to which WHO is responding,” citing ongoing problems in Yemen, Syria and Ethiopia.

Earlier this year, the government of Ethiopia sent a letter to the World Health Organization, accusing Tedros of “misconduct” after his sharp criticism of the war and humanitarian crisis in the country.

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Ethiopia de facto Blockade for a Year Starves Tigray of Food & Medicine – WHO Chief Dr Tedros

Posted by addisethiopia / አዲስ ኢትዮጵያ on October 13, 2021

Week after week, the Ethiopian government blockade of Tigray prevents aid agencies from moving life-saving relief of food, medicine, shelter items, fuel, and cash necessary to stop famine that continues to grow virtually uninterrupted. Today, almost a million people in northern Ethiopia are experiencing famine conditions.

Here’s what you need to know this week:

Ethiopia’s blockade of Tigray continues…

Despite protestations, the blockade put in place on June 27 continues to prevent relief assistance from entering Tigray. From September 5-7, 147 trucks of humanitarian supplies arrived in the northern Tigray region via neighboring Afar, bringing the number of humanitarian trucks that entered Tigray since July 12 to 482—a far cry from the estimated 100 trucks needed every day, or 8,700 trucks since the blockade came into effect. In addition, the blockade denies many critical supplies, including communications equipment, cash, and fuel, without which humanitarian operations cannot continue. Even personal phones, hard drives, can-openers, and multivitamins are restricted from being brought in by aid workers who manage to travel.

and is driving and human suffering and famine.

On September 16, the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) released a weekly humanitarian update, providing the latest information on the impact of Ethiopia’s blockade on Tigray. Virtually every sector was forced to suspend activities, as new reports of starvation deaths have emerged.

  • Food relief aid remains suspended for a lack of supplies, cash, and trucks. Since March 27, the UN and NGOs nearly completed a three-month distribution for 5.2 million people, and with reduced supplies reached 1.4 million people in a second round. This roughly translates to four months of food for a population denied the ability to access communications, banking, or markets to support themselves.
  • Access to potable water via trucking was reduced to 25 percent coverage due to shortages in cash and fuel. Insufficient or unpotable water drive disease outbreaks, particularly for those weakened by malnutrition.
  • Health services are only partially functioning, with supplies for only 20 percent of the population at a time when disease outbreaks continue to rise. The European Union initiated Humanitarian Air Bridge arrived in Tigray with nutrition supplies, and the World Health Organization (WHO) airlifted supplies from Dubai for 150,000 people. While these massively expensive innovations are welcome, that they are necessary in the first place speaks volumes about the brutality of the blockade and the lengths to which the world is going to find solutions.
  • Nutrition assistance for children under five was suspended for children in outpatient and in-patient care due to shortages in cash, fuel, and supplies. The UN’s World Food Programme (WFP) was quoted as saying 30 percent of children under five and 80 percent of pregnant and lactating mothers now suffer from malnutrition. This is double international emergency standards for malnutrition in children and more than 5 times emergency thresholds for nursing mothers.

Some 45 days ago, UNICEF noted, “This malnutrition crisis is taking place amid extensive, systematic damage to the food, health, nutrition, water and sanitation systems and services that children and their families depend on for their survival.” It is usually children, pregnant women, and other vulnerable groups that bear the brunt of famine. Yet, since this warning from UNICEF, it bears repeating – less than 10 percent of the needed supplies to keep people alive have been allowed entry to Tigray, months after empirical evidence proved famine conditions.

Hunger and alleged atrocities are spreading beyond Tigray.

The conflict now risks expanding into a wider civil war that threatens Ethiopia and regional stability. As the war spreads, so does hunger with the UN estimating that 1.5 million more people are food insecure in the areas where the Tigray Defense Forces (TDF) has advanced in neighboring regions of Amhara and Afar in recent weeks. Their advance includes fresh accusations of atrocities that warrant independent investigation alongside alleged crimes committed in Tigray. Active conflict has prevented UN and NGOs teams from accessing conflict-impacted areas. Historically, these areas were some of the poorest subsistence communities in the region and will require assistance in addition to the 5.5 million people FEWSNET defined as ‘in crisis’ and ‘without assistance will descend into famine’ in Tigray.

Western donors have given generously to Ethiopia for decades, pouring tens of billions of dollars into Ethiopia’s economy, heavily subsidizing Ethiopia’s budget. All told, western donors contribute at least 37 percent of Ethiopia’s budget through humanitarian, development, security, and other support. Yet their efforts to raise alarm at the avalanche of credible atrocities including war crimes, crimes against humanity, ethnic cleansing, and genocide have been met with outright rejection by Ethiopia and at the UN Security Council—with China blocking efforts to put the crisis on the Council’s agenda. Even the role of perhaps the most destructive force in this conflict—Eritrean forces (EDF)—has not been addressed by the Council. Clearly, the status quo much change.

The Biden administration is stepping up the pressure.

In the face of continued violence that continues to spiral out of control, U.S. President Biden issued an Executive Order that paves the way for a sanctions regime that can target any party responsible for prolonging the conflict in northern Ethiopia, those that commit human rights abuses, and those obstructing humanitarian access including Ethiopia’s blockade of Tigray. Given the challenges facing the population, this is a step in the right direction but must be implemented and not an idle threat to be effective.

Famine will continue to grow as the blockade impedes food aid, medical and nutrition supplies, fuel, and cash. There needs to be an immediate ceasefire and end to the blockade to ensure assistance is possible to those affected in Tigray, and now in Amhara and Afar.

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መፈንቅለ መንግስት በጊኒ | የግራኝ ወዳጅ አምባገነኑ ፕሬዚደንት ታሠረ፤ ቀጣዩ አ. አህመድ ነው

Posted by addisethiopia / አዲስ ኢትዮጵያ on September 6, 2021

ከአረመኔዎቹ አምባገነኖች ኢሳያስ አፈቆርኪ እና ጣይብ ኤርዶጋን ጋር በፍቅር መተቃቀፍ የሚወደው ፋሺስቱ ግራኝ አብዮት አህመድ አሊ ዛሬ ከስልጣን ወርዶ ከታሠርው የጊኒ አምባገነን ከፕሬዚደንት አልፋ ኮንዴ ጋርም ጥሩ ግኑኝነት ነበረው።

🦃 Birds of a Feather Flock Together 🦃

🦃 የላባ ወፎች አብረው ይጎርፋሉ 🦃

TDF = ELA (ኢነሠ) = ‘የኢትዮጵያ ነፃ አውጪ ሠራዊትባፋጣኝ ግራኝን መያዝ አለበት፤ ጦርነት አያስፈልግም፤ እንደ ጊኒዎች ልዩ ኮማንዶ ወደ አዲስ አበባ ላኩ!

TDF ከ እንግዲህ ወዲህ የኢትዮጵያ ነፃ አውጪ ሠራዊትELA (ኢነሠ) ተብሎ ይጠራ፤ ብዙ ሕዝብ አስተባብሮ በይበልጥ መጠናከር ይችላልና። ጽዮናውያን እንደ እባብ ብልሕ ሁኑ፤ ጦርነቱንና ሰቆቃውን ሁሉ ባጭሩ ለመግታት አውሬውን መያዝ ወይም መድፋት ግድ ነውና! እስካሁን አንድም የወንጀለኛው ግራኝ ባልደረባ አለመያዙ እና በእሳት አለመጠረጉ በጣም የሚያስገርም ነው፤ እነ ባጫ፣ ጁላ እና የፋሺስቱ ኦሮሞ አገዛዝ ፈላጭ ቆራጮች ይህን ሁሉ ግፍ ሠርተው ለአንድም ቀን እንኳን ቢሆን እንዴት አየር መሳብ ተፈቀደላቸው? ያውም እስከ ሃምሳ ሺህ የታጠቁ ጽዮናውያን በሚገኙባት በአዲስ አበባ። ኧረ ባካችሁ፤ አንድ በአንድ ድፏቸው!

የጊኒ እና ኢትዮጵያ ባንዲራዎች ተመሳሳይ ቀለማት አሏቸው።

ከወራት በፊትም የኢትዮጵያን ቀለማት የተዋሰችው ምዕራብ አፍሪቃዋ ማሊም አምባገነን መሪዋን አስወግዳለች።

በመጥፎው አያድርገው እንጂ፤ ምኒሊካዊቷ የዛሬዋ ኢትዮጵያ ዘ-ስጋ የዚህ ትንቢት መፈጸሚያ እየሆነች አይደለምን?

[የማቴዎስ ወንጌል ምዕራፍ ፳፥፲፮]

እንዲሁ ኋለኞች ፊተኞች፥ ፊተኞችም ኋለኞች ይሆናሉ፤ የተጠሩ ብዙዎች፥ የተመረጡ ግን ጥቂቶች ናቸውና።

👉 የማሊ ጦር ሰራዊት መፈንቅለ መንግሥት አደረገ | የኢትዮጵያ ሰራዊትስ?

💭 በምዕራብ አፍሪቃዋ ማሊ ፀረ-መንግስት ተቃዋሚዎች በሠራዊቱ ድጋ ወታደራዊ መፈንቅለ መንግስት አካሂደዋል። ጠቅላይ ሚንስትሩና ፕሬዚደንቱ ታሥረዋል። አሁን ማሊያውያን የኢትዮጵያን ቀለማት እያውለበለቡ ወደ አደባባይ በመውጣት ደስታቸውን በመግለጥ ላይ ናቸው።

👉 ዛሬ ፲፪/፲፪/፲፪ ነው – ቅዱስ ሚካኤል + ፍልሰታ ለማርያም

🔥 ቀጣዩ በኢትዮጵያ?

በኢትዮጵያም ተመሳሳይ መፈንቅለ መንግስት በሃገርወዳድ የሠራዊቱ አባላት በቅርብ ይካሄዳል የሚል እምነት አለኝ። ሽብርተኛው አብይ በመርበትበት ላይ ነው፤ ሙቀቱ ጨምሯል። ከፖለቲከኞችና ዋጋቢስ ድርጅቶቻቸው ምንም ተስፋ የለም!

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The Genocidal Legacy of Evil A. Ahmed in Ethiopia: Rape, Terror-Famine & Hate Speech

Posted by addisethiopia / አዲስ ኢትዮጵያ on August 16, 2021

😠😠😠 😢😢😢

💭 የጽዮን ልጆች፤ በተለይ ወንዶቹ፤ በእናቶቻችንና እኅቶቻችንን ላይ ለተፈጸመው ለዚህ ዓለምን ‘ጉድ!’ ላሰኘ ጭካኔና ግፍ ካልተበቀልን ወንዶች አይደለንም። ሌላው ሁሉ ይቅር! በስጋ የገደሏቸውንም ‘ገድለዋቸዋል’ ማለት እንችል ይሆናል፤ ይህን ጉዳይ ግን በቸልተኝነት፣ በዝምታና በይቅርታ የምናልፈው ጉዳይ በጭራሽ አይደለም! ለትውልድ የምናስተላልፈውን፤ ይህን የዱር አራዊቶች እንኳን በፍጹም የማይፈጽሙትን አረመኔያዊ ተግባር ሁሌ እያስታወሰን ጠላቶቻችንን ለሰባት ትውልድ ያህል እናሳድዳቸዋለን። እግዚአብሔር አምላክ ከእነ ዘርማንዘራቸው ወደ ገሃነም እሳት ያውርዳቸው! አሜን!

The severity and scale of the sexual crimes committed are particularly shocking, amounting to war crimes and possible crimes against humanity.”

All of these forces from the very beginning, everywhere, and for a long period of time felt it was perfectly OK with them to perpetrate these crimes because they clearly felt they could do so with impunity, …. it is intended to humiliate both the women and their Tigrayan ethnic group but described the violence as some of the worst she had ever seen.

Hundreds of women and girls have been gang-raped, subjected to genital mutilation and weeks of sexual slavery by Ethiopian soldiers, Amnesty International has revealed.

Drawing from interviews with 63 survivors, the report sheds new light on a scourge already being investigated by Ethiopian law enforcement officials, with at least three soldiers convicted and 25 others charged.

Some survivors said they had been gang-raped while held captive for weeks on end. Others described being raped in front of their family members.

And some reported having objects including nails and gravel inserted into their vaginas, ‘causing lasting and possibly irreparable damage’, Amnesty said.

‘It’s clear that rape and sexual violence have been used as a weapon of war to inflict lasting physical and psychological damage on women and girls in Tigray,’ said Amnesty’s secretary general Agnes Callamard.

‘Hundreds have been subjected to brutal treatment aimed at degrading and dehumanizing them.

‘The severity and scale of the sexual crimes committed are particularly shocking, amounting to war crimes and possible crimes against humanity.’

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Is A Coup in Ethiopia Imminent? | ‘Top’ Generals Could Target Abiy Ahmed

Posted by addisethiopia / አዲስ ኢትዮጵያ on July 20, 2021

💭 መፈንቅለ መንግስት በኢትዮጵያ ሊመጣ ነውን? ‘ከፍተኛ’ ጄኔራሎች አብይ አህመድ ላይ ሊያነጣጥሩ ይችላሉ

Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed was once the toast of the international community. He was young, spoke the language of democracy, and was willing to reverse longtime policy to end the border conflict with Eritrea. In 2019, he took home the Nobel Peace Prize for his efforts.

Today, he is a Nobel embarrassment.

On July 18, 2021, his office issued a statement with the type of ethnic incitement that would make Rwanda’s Hutu génocidaires blush: He referred to Ethiopia’s Tigrayans as “the cancer of Ethiopia” and called on all Ethiopians “to remove the invasive weed.” Human rights organizations and journalists say he is systematically seeking to starve the Tigray province, and he has begun closing or seizing businesses owned by the Tigray. In effect, this replicates what late Ugandan dictator Idi Amin once did with his country’s ethnic Indian population. Both the war and the internal economic disruption have undercut Ethiopia’s already tenuous economy.

Rashid Abdi, one of the East Africa’s most insightful and perceptive analysts, now reports via twitter, “Embassies in Addis [Ababa] making contingency plans to move to Nairobi in case situation deteriorates in coming weeks. Economic and financial collapse feared.” He cited one analyst as suggesting the prospects of an internal coup are very high.

Such a scenario is not farfetched. In last month’s elections, Abiy’s party reportedly won 410 out of 436 seats. The State Department, however, called the election “flawed” and international elections monitors pointedly refused to call the polls free and fair. Most opposition remains in prison. The Tigray Defense Force’s recapture of the Tigray provincial capital Mekelle after Abiy claimed victory is an embarrassment Abiy cannot hide. Nor, even with the tight control Abiy’s regime holds over the media, can he hide the images of thousands of Ethiopian troops paraded through the capital as prisoners.

This creates a perfect storm for Abiy. The government wants a scapegoat for their failure, and top generals could target Abiy if only to preempt the prime minister targeting them. Nor is Tigray the only insurgency Ethiopia now faces. At the same time, the implosion of Ethiopia’s economy means that Abiy is hemorrhaging the support of ordinary Ethiopians in the capital and across the country. While the Ethiopian Birr is officially 44 to the US dollar, it is trading in the Ethiopian-Somaliland border town of Wajaale at 61 to the dollar, a 38 percent drop.

Abiy’s arrogance toward fellow African leaders and the African Union means that, while none care for the precedent of a violent overthrow, neither would any intercede if members of Abiy’s own entourage pushed Abiy aside. Regime change in Ethiopia will be internal and may likely come in a matter of weeks rather than years. Let us hope the White House and State Department are not asleep at the switch, and that the Pentagon is already considering how to achieve a noncombatant evacuation operation for the tens of thousands of American citizens who call Ethiopia home.

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Fears of Spiralling Ethnic Violence in Ethiopia’s Tigray Region – BBC News

Posted by addisethiopia / አዲስ ኢትዮጵያ on July 16, 2021

💭 በትግራይ ክልል ውስጥ የጎሳ ግጭት እየጠነከረ መጥቷል

ግጭቱ ወደ አደገኛ አዲስ ምዕራፍ እየገባ ነው የሚል ስጋት እየጨመረ በመምጣቱ ቢቢሲ በሰሜን ኢትዮጵያ ውስጥ በትግራይ ውስጥ የዘር ማጽዳትን አስመልክቶ አዳዲስ ዘገባዎችን ሰምቷል። የትግራይ ኃይሎች በክልላቸው ላይ ቁጥጥራቸውን ማራዘማቸውን የቀጠሉ ሲሆን ፣ የኢትዮጵያ መንግሥት በተናጥል የተኩስ አቁሙን ሊያቋርጥ እንደሚችል በማስጠንቀቅ በአቅራቢያ ካሉ የአማራ እና ከሌሎች የአገሪቱ ክፍሎች የተውጣጡ ኃይሎችን ለማሰባሰብ ችሏል። ቀጣዩ የጦርነት ቀጠና በአማራ ኃይሎች ቁጥጥር ስር በዋለው በምዕራብ ትግራይ ውስጥ ይሆናል፡፡ የቢቢሲ የአፍሪቃ ዘጋቢ አንድሪው ሃርዲንግ ይህንን ዘገባ ከጎረቤት ሃገር ሱዳን ድንበር አቅርቧል።

The BBC has heard new reports of ethnic cleansing in Tigray, in northern Ethiopia amid growing concern that the conflict is entering a dangerous new stage. Tigrayan forces are continuing to extend their control over the region, prompting the Ethiopian government to warn it may end its unilateral ceasefire and to mobilise forces from nearby Amhara and other parts of the country. The likely next flashpoint is in western Tigray, currently controlled by Amhara forces. BBC Africa correspondent Andrew Harding has this report from the border with neighbouring Sudan.

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War in Ethiopia: Holy City Axum Staged Massacre | Guerra na Etiópia Cidade Sagrada Foi Palco de Massacre

Posted by addisethiopia / አዲስ ኢትዮጵያ on July 15, 2021

💭 የብራዚል ሜዲያ፤

በኢትዮጵያ በትግራይ ላይ በሚካሄደው ጦርነት እጅግ አስከፊ ከሆኑት ጭፍጨፋዎች መካከል አንዱ በተቀደሰ መሬት ላይ የተከናወነ ሲሆን ኦርቶዶክስ ክርስቲያኖች እግዚአብሔር ለሙሴ የሰጠው አሠርቱ ትእዛዛትን የየዘው ጽላተ ሙሴ ይገኛል ብለው በሚያምኑባት አክሱም ከተማ ውስጥ ነው

በጣም እሩቅ የሆኑትና እንደ ጃፓን እና ብራዚል የመሳሰሉት ሃገራት ሳይቀሩ በትግራይ እየተካሄደ ስላለው ጭፍጨፋ፣ በአክሱም ስለተፈጸመው ግፍ፣ ስለ አክሱም ጽዮን እና ስለ ሙሴ እንዲህ ያወሳሉ ፥ “ኢትዮጵያዊ ነኝ፣ ክርስቲያን ነኝ” የሚለው ወገን ግን “አለማጣ እርስቴን ካላስመለስኩ፣ ከአረብ እና ቱርክ አህዛብ ጋር አብሬ ተዋሕዶ ትግራዋይን ካልጨፈጨፍኳቸው፣ በረሃብ ካልጨረስኳቸው!” ይላል። ያለማቋረጥ ለዘጠኝ ወር ያህል!

💭 ይገርማል፤ ከጥቂት ሰዓታት በፊት ባቀረብኩት ቪዲዮ ‘ሙሴን’ እንዲህ በማለት ጠቅሼው ነበር፤

ሙሴ እግዚአብሔር ላለው ፈጣሪና ገዥ ሕግ የሠራው የ “መገናኛ” ድንኳንም የሚናገረው ስለሁለቱ ፈጣሪና ገዥ የሕግ አካላት ነው። በዚህም የመገናኛ ድንኳን ውስጥ የተገለጠው የረቀቀውና የመጠቀው አንዱና ዋናው መለኮታዊ ምስጢር ደግሞ የሰውን ልጅም ይሁን ዓለማትን(ሥነፍጥረታትን) በመልካቸውና በምሳሌያቸው ለስማቸውና ለክብራቸው የፈጠሩ ሁለት ሕጎች መኖራቸው ነው። በፊተኛይቱም ድንኳን (እስራኤል ዘስጋ/ሐጋር/እስማኤል)መልክ በምሳሌ የተለጠው እጅግ አስፈሪውና አስደንጋጩ እውነት ደግሞ ሳጥናኤል የራሱ የሁኑትን ዓለማትን (ሥነፍጥረታትን ሁሉ)የፈጠረበት ሕግ እና ሥርዓት መሆኑን ማወቅ አለብን።”

💭 One of the worst massacres of the civil war in Ethiopia took place on sacred ground: precisely in a city where Christians believe the ten commandments given by God to Moses are kept.

👉 Courtesy: Band Jornalismo

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EU Commissioner: Tigray is Under Siege & Starvation is Being Used as a Weapon of War

Posted by addisethiopia / አዲስ ኢትዮጵያ on July 6, 2021

👉 A Cease-fire for Siege

💭 The Nazis’ Horrific Siege of Leningrad is Repeated Today in Tigray, Ethiopia

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Ethiopia’s Abiy Ahmed Lost His War, And Now He’s Out for Revenge

Posted by addisethiopia / አዲስ ኢትዮጵያ on July 6, 2021

Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed was once the toast of the international stage. On December 10, 2019, he delivered his Nobel Lecture at the Oslo City Hall after winning the Nobel Peace Prize. “I…accept this award on behalf of Africans and citizens of the world for whom the dream of peace has often turned into a nightmare of war,” Abiy said.

In less than a year, however, Abiy would unleash the nightmare of war. Those who know him—not only Ethiopians but also fellow African leaders—describe in Abiy a noxious combination of naiveté, ego, and ambition. When Abiy, like other reformers-turned-dictators before him, unilaterally postponed elections, officials in Ethiopia’s northern Tigray region defied his prohibition and held the vote as originally scheduled. The Tigray People’s Liberation Front (TPLF), one-time partners of Abiy who had fallen into opposition—triumphed in polls that were largely free and fair.

There is nothing more dangerous than a Nobel Peace Laureate scorned. In the wake of election, Abiy sent his forces into Tigray where, alongside Eritrean troops, they perpetrated massacres, ethnic cleansing, collective punishment, and mass rape. Ethiopian diplomats and their state-controlled media repeatedly either denied atrocities or blamed them on the TPLF. Abiy’s government, meanwhile, continued to target older, more established Tigrayan leaders in a short-term strategy that prioritized vengeance over unity as the old guard TPLF leaders such as former foreign minister Seyoum Mesfin were the primary voices among the Tigrayan movement to value Ethiopian nationalism; the younger generation sees little to any benefit in remaining part of Ethiopia’s multi-ethnic mosaic.

Few outside Addis Ababa, however, believed Ethiopian denials: Countries innocent of such charges do not prevent access to the territories alleged to be site of humanitarian crimes. Nor is it possible to coordinate the narratives of refugees and eyewitnesses fleeing war.

Nevertheless, in recent months, Abiy’s government has repeatedly said that they had defeated the TPLF, and dismissed anyone raising questions about the situation in Tigray as engaging in propaganda, even as videos emerged of Ethiopian troops captured en masse by the TPLF. Then, the TPLF re-took the regional capital Mekelle. That action was a shock to Ethiopians whom Abiy and state-controlled television daily assured that Ethiopia had roundly defeated the Tigrayans.

Taking his cue from dictators like Belarus dictator Alexander Lukashenko, Russian President Vladimir Putin, and Turkish strongman Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Abiy has now decided to seek revenge on journalists who dared to speak the truth. Consider the case of Tsedale Lemma, chief editor of the English-language Addis Standard, an independent outlet which has sought to cover events in Tigray fairly.  On July 3, Seyoum Tehome, a pro-government blogger, suggested summarily executing an imprisoned journalist and advised arresting Lemma. In effect, those surrounding Abiy and amplifying his bubble now seek to ensure that failure to uphold Abiy’s delusions is a capital crime. In Minsk, Moscow, and Ankara, such castigations are often lethal.

The United States is at its best and most effective when it stands up for freedom in a bipartisan way. It is time for Secretary of State Antony Blinken and the Congressional Black Caucus (full disclosure: I was in the past a Congressional Black Caucus Foundation fellow) and the Republican leadership as well to tell Abiy that the world is watching, and that retribution against Ethiopian journalists for telling the truth will have real and biting consequence.

Abiy and his associates may believe they can pivot to China or whether any sanctions, but they would be foolish to believe that they will personally escape unscathed.

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