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አይይ ‘እኅተ ማርያም’! እኛም እኮ፤ ‘ተመለሽ ንስሐ ግቢ፤ እኅታችን!’ ብለን ነበር፤ አሁን መናፍቁን ይላክብሽ?!

Posted by addisethiopia / አዲስ ኢትዮጵያ on May 19, 2021

✞✞✞የአክሱም ጽዮን ልጆችን ለሚተናኮሏቸው፤ ከጉማሬው ብርሃኑ ነጋ እስከ ጦጣው ታዲያስ ታንቱ ለእያንዳንዱ ከሃዲ የመናፍቃን እና የአህዛብ ሰይፍ አንድ በአንድ እየተላከለት ነው… ✞✞✞

ዋቄዮ-አላህ-አቴቴ እና ተመሳሳይ እርኩስ መናፍሳት በመላው ዓለም ተለቅቀዋል። እንግዲህ ከጴርጋሞን ቱርክ ወደ አራት ኪሎ ለገባው ለሰይጣን ዙፋን የሚሰግዱትንና በአክሱም ጽዮን ላይ የዘመቱትን ሁሉ ሲያቅበዘብዛቸውና እርስበርስ ሲያባላቸው እያየን ነው። በአክሱም ጽዮን ላይ የተከፈተውን ጂሃድ ተከትሎ ለጦርነቱ ድጋፍ ሰጥተው የነበሩትና የራሳቸውን መጽሐፍ ቅዱሳዊ ትንታኔ እየሰጡ በትግራይ ሕዝብ ላይ ሲፈርዱ በነበሩት በ ‘ባህታዊ አባ’ ገብረ መስቀል እና በ ዘመድኩን በቀለ መካከል የተከፈተውን የቃላት ጦርነት ሰምተናል፤ እራሳችንንም በሃዘንና በመገረም ነቅንቀናል፤ ታዲያ ይህ ሁሉ ከየት መጣ? ለማንም መጥፎውን አንመኝ፤ በፈቃዳቸው ያሳዩንንም ድክመቶቻቸውን እራሳቸው በበጎ ይመልከቷቸውና፤ ካልዘገየ፤ “ተጸጸቱ!” እላለሁ፤ ንስሐ ግቡ፤ እንግባ፣ ተመለሱ እንመለስ!” እላለሁ። ይህ ለሁላችንም ነው፤ ከአክሱም ጽዮን ውጭ ላሉትና በግልጽ ለሚታዩን ከሃዲ ጠላቶቿ ብቻ አይደልም፤ በአክሱም ጽዮን እና በአቅራቢያዋ አግባብ ያልሆኑ አምልኮቶችን (‘አል-ነጃሽ’ የተባለውን መስጊድ ጨምሮ) ፣ ቡና ቤቶችን፣ ጠላ ቤቶችን፣ ጭፈራ ቤቶችን ወደ አክሱም ጽዮን ያስገቡትንም ወገኖቻችንን ሁሉ ይመለከታል። ይህ ለእኔም ለራሴም ጭምር ነው!

✞✞✞[የዮሐንስ ራእይ ምዕራፍ ፪]✞✞✞

፲፩ መንፈስ ለአብያተ ክርስቲያናት የሚለውን ጆሮ ያለው ይስማ። ድል የነሣው በሁለተኛው ሞት አይጐዳም።

፲፪ በጴርጋሞንም ወዳለው ወደ ቤተ ክርስቲያን መልአክ እንዲህ ብለህ ጻፍ። በሁለት ወገን የተሳለ ስለታም ሰይፍ ያለው እንዲህ ይላል።[የዮሐንስ ራእይ ምዕራፍ ፪]

፲፫ የሰይጣን ዙፋን ባለበት የምትኖርበትን አውቃለሁ፤ ስሜንም ትጠብቃለህ፥ ሰይጣንም በሚኖርበት፥ በእናንተ ዘንድ የተገደለው የታመነው ምስክሬ አንቲጳስ በነበረበት ዘመን እንኳ ሃይማኖቴን አልካድህም።

፲፬ ዳሩ ግን ለጣዖት የታረደውን እንዲበሉና እንዲሴስኑ በእስራኤል ልጆች ፊት ማሰናከያን ሊያኖርባቸው ባላቅን ያስተማረ የበልዓምን ትምህርት የሚጠብቁ በዚያ ከአንተ ጋር ስላሉ፥ የምነቅፍብህ ጥቂት ነገር አለኝ።

፲፭ እንዲሁ የኒቆላውያንን ትምህርት እንደ እነዚህ የሚጠብቁ ሰዎች ከአንተ ጋር ደግሞ አሉ።

፲፮ እንግዲህ ንስሐ ግባ፤ አለዚያ ፈጥኜ እመጣብሃለሁ፥ በአፌም ሰይፍ እዋጋቸዋለሁ።

፲፯ መንፈስ ለአብያተ ክርስቲያናት የሚለውን ጆሮ ያለው ይስማ። ድል ለነሣው ከተሰወረ መና እሰጠዋለሁ፥ ነጭ ድንጋይንም እሰጠዋለሁ፥ በድንጋዩም ላይ ከተቀበለው በቀር አንድ ስንኳ የሚያውቀው የሌለ አዲስ ስም ተጽፎአል።

፲፰ በትያጥሮንም ወዳለው ወደ ቤተ ክርስቲያን መልአክ እንዲህ ብለህ ጻፍ። እንደ እሳት ነበልባል የሆኑ ዓይኖች ያሉት በእቶንም የነጠረ የጋለ ናስ የሚመስሉ እግሮች ያሉት የእግዚአብሔር ልጅ እንዲህ ይላል።

፲፱ ሥራህንና ፍቅርህን እምነትህንም አገልግሎትህንም ትዕግሥትህንም ከፊተኛውም ሥራህ ይልቅ የኋለኛው እንዲበዛ አውቃለሁ።

፳ ዳሩ ግን። ነቢይ ነኝ የምትለውን ባሪያዎቼንም እንዲሴስኑና ለጣዖት የታረደውን እንዲበሉ የምታስተምረውንና የምታስተውን ያችን ሴት ኤልዛቤልን ስለምትተዋት የምነቅፍብህ ነገር አለኝ፤

፳፩ ንስሐም እንድትገባ ጊዜ ሰጠኋት ከዝሙትዋም ንስሐ እንድትገባ አልወደደችም።

፳፪ እነሆ፥ በአልጋ ላይ እጥላታለሁ፥ ከእርስዋም ጋር የሚያመነዝሩትን ከሥራዋ ንስሐ ባይገቡ በታላቅ መከራ እጥላቸዋለሁ፤

፳፫ ልጆችዋንም በሞት እገድላቸዋለሁ፤ አብያተ ክርስቲያናትም ሁሉ ኵላሊትንና ልብን የምመረምር እኔ እንደ ሆንሁ ያውቃሉ፥ ለእያንዳንዳችሁም እንደ ሥራችሁ እሰጣችኋለሁ።

፳፬ ዳሩ ግን ይህን ትምህርት ለማትይዙ ሁሉ የሰይጣንንም ጥልቅ ነገር እነርሱ እንደሚሉት ለማታውቁ ለእናንተ በትያጥሮን ለቀራችሁት እላለሁ፤ ሌላ ሸክም አልጭንባችሁም፥

፳፭ ነገር ግን እስክመጣ ድረስ ያላችሁን ጠብቁ።

፳፮-፳፯ ድል ለነሣውና እስከ መጨረሻም ሥራዬን ለጠበቀው እኔ ደግሞ ከአባቴ እንደ ተቀበልሁ በአሕዛብ ላይ ሥልጣንን እሰጠዋለሁ፥ በብረትም በትር ይገዛቸዋል፥ እንደ ሸክላ ዕቃም ይቀጠቀጣሉ፤

፳፰ የንጋትንም ኮከብ እሰጠዋለሁ።

፳፱ መንፈስ ለአብያተ ክርስቲያናት የሚለውን ጆሮ ያለው ይስማ።

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Ethiopian Soldiers, Armed With Guns & Grenades Raided a Hospital Because They Spoke to CNN

Posted by addisethiopia / አዲስ ኢትዮጵያ on May 18, 2021

ጠመንጃና የእጅ ቦምብ የታጠቁ የኢትዮጵያ ወታደሮች አንድ ሆስፒታል ወረሩ፤ ሐኪሞች ለ ሲ.ኤን.ኤን ስለ ተናገሩ። ዋው!

ጎበዟና ጀግናዋ ሱዳናዊት ጋዜጠኝ ሕይወቷን መስዋዕት ለማድረግ በመወሰን በትግራይ ሕዝብ ላይ የሚደረገውን ጭፍጨፋ ለዓለም ታሳውቃለች። የእኛዎቹ ጋዜጠኞች፣ ፖለቲከኞች፣ “መንፈሳውያን” የሞቀ ቤታቸው ቁጭ ብለው የቡና ቤት ወሬ ከማውራትና ኬመቀበጣጠር አልፈው ዓለም ስለዚህ የዘር ማጥፋት ዘመቻ እንዳያውቅ ይሻሉ፤ እንዲያውም የአረመኔዎቹን ግራኝ አብዮት አህመድ አሊ ኦሮሞ ሰአራዊት፣ የኢሳያስ አፈቆርኪ አህዛብ ቤን አሚር ሰአራዊት እና የአማራ አህዛብ ሚሊሺያዎች እየፈጸሙ ያሉትን ጭካኔ የሚያጋልጥ ሰው ሲወጣ በድንጋይ ይወግሩታል። የሲ. ኤን. ኤን ተመልካቾችም “ኢትዮጵያውያን ነን” ከሚሉት ወገኖች የተሻለ ሰብዓዊነትን በአስተያየቶቻቸው ያሳያሉ። እግዚኦ! ጨካኝና ፋሺስታዊ የሆነ ትውልድ በኢትዮጵያ ነግሷል። “ጦርነቱ ይቁም!” የሚል እንኳ አንድም “ኢትዮጵያዊ ነኝ” ባይ አለመኖሩ ትውልዱ ምን ያህል መውደቁንና ለጥምንብ አንሳ አህዛብ ቀለብ ለመሆንም እንደተዘጋጀ ያሳየናል!

Ethiopian soldiers armed with machine guns, sniper rifles and grenades raided a hospital in Ethiopia’s war-torn northern Tigray region earlier this week in retribution, doctors say, for a CNN investigation that revealed Ethiopian and Eritrean troops were blocking humanitarian aid to patients there.

Medical staff at the University Teaching and Referral Hospital in the besieged city of Axum, in Tigray’s central zone, said that the soldiers stormed the hospital in the early hours of Sunday morning, raiding the student dormitory, doctors and patient wards, contaminating the operating room and stopping all surgical operations.

The troops returned again on Monday, after some medical staff and patients fled, searching for people they accused of “tarnishing the country’s image” in news reports, doctors speaking on condition of anonymity told CNN. The soldiers demanded a “list of the names of doctors who will not cooperate with the military’s investigation into the hospital.”

The international medical humanitarian organization Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) confirmed the incident to CNN, saying that several soldiers went “ward by ward looking for patients, intimidating caretakers and threatening health staff.”

In spite of the threats, medical staff said they don’t regret speaking out. “I feel like I’m living on an isolated planet, with no law or order. The world must open its eyes that people in Tigray are living in anarchy,” staff at Axum University Teaching and Referral Hospital said in a statement.

CNN has reached out to the Ethiopian Prime Minister’s Office for comment.

In April, a CNN team reporting from Tigray with the permission of Ethiopian authorities witnessed Eritrean soldiers — some disguising themselves in old Ethiopian military uniforms — blocking aid to desperate populations more than a month after Ethiopia’s Nobel Peace Prize winning leader Abiy Ahmed pledged to the international community that they would leave.

On April 21, after being thwarted repeatedly by Ethiopian and Eritrean troops, the team traveled from the regional capital Mekelle to the historic city of Axum, two weeks after it had been sealed off by the military. An aid convoy also made the seven-hour journey.

Inside the Axum University Teaching and Referral Hospital, CNN interviewed medical workers who detailed the disastrous effects of the blockade — essential supplies were so perilously low that some staff had begun donating blood. They asked not to be named for fear of reprisals, but requested that CNN identify the hospital so that people in the region knew they were still operating.

At the time, CNN also witnessed gun-toting troops roaming the corridors of the hospital, dropping off wounded soldiers and threatening medical staff, who were trying to treat a grim array of trauma from shrapnel, bullets, stabbings and rapes.

On Tuesday, after 48 hours of raids by Ethiopian soldiers, only a few patients — those who were unable to move — remained in their beds.

One doctor, who is still at the hospital, told CNN over text message they are living in fear of what will happen when the soldiers next return.

“Everyone in the hospital is now helpless, with either detention or death looming at any point in the future from now.”

The United Nations on Thursday confirmed that “blockades by military forces” had severely impeded the ability for assistance to reach rural areas of Tigray where the humanitarian crisis is worst. The report has also triggered condemnation in recent days from US Secretary of State Antony Blinken and ratcheted up a bi-partisan push for the Biden administration to enact sanctions.

In a rare public statement on their activities in Tigray, Mari Carmen Viñoles, head of the emergency unit of MSF, told CNN the organization was “very concerned about the frequent violations of the neutrality of the medical mission by armed groups.”

👉 Selected Comments from CNN channel:

💭 Rebecca Mæd

Even the stones cry out for their painful sorrows. Why must humans create such horrors? 😞 “

💭 Kristi Stevens

May the ancestors and Gods help these people. Our hearts are with them.”

💭 Stanley Glover

Thank you for bringing Ethiopia’s callous blood letting to our screens . My heart aches for these poor, defenseless , old and children being deliberately murdered by the evil regimes in Addis Ababa and Massawa😩😭”

💭 M Anderson

This type of horrible crimes towards innocent people make you wonder just how awful human beings can be to one another. And why???

💭 Redacted

This is madness, one can only imagine the suffering off camera. Miss Elbagir and her team demonstrated bravery and empathy in the face of death; Exemplary journalists of the past would be proud.“

💭 Kristi Stevens

Is there any way to help that girl? I would proudly foster her or any of the kids. How can we help????”

💭 SA Doherty

You are one extraordinarily brave lady Nima, as well as your team–totally courageous, all of you. Massive props to all of you!!

And my God, the inhumanity is just brutal, devastating and absolutely heartbreaking. I pray for the Ethiopian people and victims of this cruel and murderous force. May they get what they deserve!!”

💭 Bb Sen

Thank you for reporting this heartbreaking story for the whole world.”

💭 Daniel Hostetler

The cruelty of man is limitless…truly heartbreaking! The World must respond!”

💭 Sylvia Carmichael

Sorry for your losses my heart is with these people, I don’t understand how humans could do this to others, they are the ones who don’t deserve to exist.”

💭 Simon

This piece deserves an Emmy!”

💭 Brook Tu

The reporter, Nima Elbagir, is an incredibly brave woman. So calm, and polite, in the face of danger.

That’s one tough lady. And the story she presents is, both, enlightening and heart-breaking. She should get an award, even if it’s only ‘Employee of the Month’.”

💭 Gods Vibes

God Please Send Heavenly Support to These People 💟, Your Children Heavenly Father. Remove the Anger from my Heart towards these Evil Men. I Send the Parents and Children My Unconditional Love.

Mankind will never learn what Love is until we love all people on the planet.”

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እስኪ አስቡት፤ “ኢትዮጵያውያን ነን” የሚሉ ወገኖች ኢትዮጵያዊ የሆነውን ወገናቸውን ያለማቋረጥ በጦርነት፣ በርሃብ እና በሽታ ከምድረ ገጽ ለማጥፋት ሲወስን። ለማሰብ እንኳን ያቅለሸልሻል። ይህ እጅግ በጣም ሰቅጣጭ ክስተት በቅርብ የሚከታተሉትን የዓለም አቀፍ ባለሙያዎችን፣ ተቋማትን እና ግለሰቦችን ሁሉ በጣም አስገርሟል/አሳዝኗል፤ ታሪካዊ ጠላቶቻችንን ሶማሌዎችንና አረቦችን ሳይቀር። አንዱ አረብ በጽሑፉ፤ “ኢትዮጵያውያን እርስበር ይህን ያህል የሚጠላሉ አይመስለኝም ነበር” በማለት ተገርሟል። “ለካስ ኢትዮጵያውያን ከናዚዎች፣ ከፋሺስቶች እና ከጂሃዲስቶች የከፉ አውሬዎች ናቸው” አሰኝቷል። ዋይ! ዋይ! ዋይ!

ይህ የግለሰቦች ወይንም የልሂቃኑ ጉዳይ ብቻ አይደለም፤ የሕዝብ ጉዳይ ነው፤ ሕዝቦቹ ኃላፊነቱን ይወስዱ ዘንድ ግድ ነው። ኦሮሞ + አማራ + ቤን አሚር/ኤርትራ ቃኤላውያን የዋቄዮአላህ ባሪያዎች በጥይትና በሰይፍ ሊያሸንፉት ያልቻሉትን የትግራይን ሕዝብን አሁን በርሃብ ለመጨረስ ወስነዋል። ኦሮማራዎች ከዘመነ ምኒልክ አንስቶ የትግራይን ሕዝብ በጦርነቶች እና በርሃብ ለመጨረስ ብዙ ሞክረው ነበር፤ ይህ የመጨረሻው ሙከራቸው ነው። እነዚህ አረመኔዎች በምንም ዓይነት የኢትዮጵያዊነት ማንነትና ምንነት የሌላቸው፣ ኢትዮጵያውያን ይባሉ ዘንድ የማይገባቸው በእውነት ከየት እንደመጡ እንኳን የማይታወቁ፣ ናዚዎችን፣ ፋሺስቶችንና ጂሃዲስቶችን የሚያስንቁ አውሬዎች ናቸው። እኛ ላለፉት ሦስት ዓመታት በመላዋ ኢትዮጵያ ለሚፈናቀሉት፣ ለሚታገቱትና ለሚገደሉት ንጹሐን የሚቻለንን ስንጮህና እንባ ስናነባ እነሱ ለካስ የትግራይን ሕዝብ ለመጨፍጨፍና ለማስራብ በስውር ተግተው ሤራ ሲጠነስሱ ቆይተዋል። አሁን ይህን ፋሺስታዊ፣ ናዚያዊ እና ዲያብሎሳዊ እቅድ ለመትግበር ዓለምን እያታለሉና በሜዲያዎቻቸውም የለመዱንት የቅጥፈት ፕሮፓጋንዳ እያሰራጩ እቅዳቸውን ሊገፉበት ቆርጠው ተነስተዋል። አይሳካላቸውም! እንዳይሳካላቸውም የተቻለንን ሁሉ እናደርጋለን። ሆኖም ለዚህ ዲያብሎሳዊ እቅዳቸው ግን በሕዝቦቻቸው ላይ ከሰማይ እሳት ይወርድባቸዋል፣ አይተውት የማያውቁትን ደዌ፣ ወረርሽኝ እና በሽታ ሁሉ ሳይወዱ በግድ ይተዋወቋቸዋል። ማስጠንቀቂያዎቹን ሁሉ ንቀው ሆነ ሰበባሰበብና ምክንያት እየደረደሩ በእዉነተኛ ንስሐ አልተመለሱምና የሰይፉ ማስጠንቀቂያ በጎንደርና በአስመራ፣ በአዲስ አበባ እና በነቀምት፣ በጂማና በሐረር ላይ እያንዣበበ ይገኛል። ልኡልም ጦሩን እያዘጋጀ፣ ሰይፍን እየሳለ ይገኛል። ይኸውም የአህዛብ ሰይፍ፣ የአንበጣ መንጋ፣ የበሽታ/ኮሮና/ ሰይፍ፣ የጦርነት ሰይፍ፣ የአውሎ ነፍስና የጎርፍ ሰይፍ፣ የበረዶ፣ የእሳተ ገሞራ ሌሎችም!!!። የትግራይን ሕዝብ ከምድረ ገጽ አጥፍተው እነርሱ ብቻቸውን ሊኖሩ? በጭራሽ!

✞✞✞[ትንቢተ ኢሳይያስ ምዕራፍ ፩፥፲፱፡፳]✞✞✞

”እሺ ብትሉ ለእኔም ብትታዘዙ፥ የምድርን በረከት ትበላላችሁ፤ እምቢ ብትሉ ግን ብታምፁም፥ ሰይፍ ይበላችኋል፤ የእግዚአብሔር አፍ ይህን ተናግሮአልና።’

✞✞✞ [ትንቢተ ዕንባቆም ምዕራፍ ፫፥፬]✞✞✞

ፀዳሉም እንደ ብርሃን ነው፤ ጨረር ከእጁ ወጥቶአል፤ ኃይሉም በዚያ ተሰውሮአል። ቸነፈር በፊቱ ይሄዳል፥ የእሳትም ነበልባል ከእግሩ ይወጣል። ቆመ፥ ምድርንም አወካት፤ ተመለከተ፥ አሕዛብንም አናወጠ፤ የዘላለምም ተራሮች ተቀጠቀጡ፥ የዘላለምም ኮረብቶች ቀለጡ፤ መንገዱ ከዘላለም ነው።

የኢትዮጵያ ድንኳኖች ሲጨነቁ አየሁ፤ የምድያም አገር መጋረጃዎች ተንቀጠቀጡ።

🔥 “በኢትዮጵያ ጽኑ መናወጥ ይሆናል፣ ይህም የአሜሪካን፣ አውሮፓንና አረቢያን ውድቀት ያስከትላል!!!”

👉 Pandemic of Hunger Symposium: The Ethio-Eritrean Hunger Plan For Tigray = The Nazi Hungerplan of 80 Years Ago

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Pandemic of Hunger Symposium: The Ethio-Eritrean Hunger Plan For Tigray = The Nazi Hungerplan of 80 Years Ago

Posted by addisethiopia / አዲስ ኢትዮጵያ on May 18, 2021

Tigray, Ethiopia, is a test case for United Nations Security Council resolution 2417 (2417). The United Nations has failed that test.

Today, between 4.5 million and 5.2 million people of Tigray’s total population of 5.7 million are in need of immediate humanitarian assistance. Famine is probably occurring already, and without doubt in the coming months Tigrayans will be starving on a scale rarely witnessed in the modern world. Except that, because the Ethiopian government prefers to keep Tigray in darkness, few outsiders will be there to witness it. We may later get to count the graves of the children who perished.

As soon as armed conflict erupted on 4 November, we were warned of the risk of famine. But in the face of the ruthless determination of the leaders of Ethiopia and Eritrea to starve the civilian population of Tigray, the United Nations, the African Union and donor governments have done nothing of significance. For the hungry in Tigray, 2417 is an empty promise.

The unpublished results of rapid nutrition assessments in six locations accessible to the regional authorities, with UNICEF’s technical support, show that Global Acute Malnutrition rates among children under five years of age of 23.8-34.3 percent. This takes us into the range where we must speak about phase 5 of the Integrated food security Phase Classification (IPC)—‘famine.’

Most of the Tigray region is not accessible to survey teams, due to government restrictions and fighting. Conditions elsewhere are almost certainly worse. The situation is deteriorating week-by-week as food stocks run out. Longer term prospects are even more dire: the planting season has arrived and most farmers are unable to plough their fields and plant and tend this year’s crops. Recent reports speak of Eritrean soldiers arriving in villages where farmers have been able to prepare their land, destroying the seedlings and telling villagers, you will not plant, you will not harvest, and if you try you will be punished.

Recently, aid was reaching about 1 million of those in need. Even that small fraction is shrinking. This month, the Ethiopian government declared the former governing party of the region, the Tigray People’s Liberation Front (TPLF) a ‘terrorist organization.’ Relief workers are now stopped at the first army checkpoint out of each town, and told that they cannot proceed further, because their aid cannot be allowed to help the ‘terrorists’.

It is hard to think of a more systematic use of starvation as a weapon of war since the Nazi Hungerplan of eighty years ago.

Before the outbreak of war on 3/4 November 2020, Tigray was relatively food secure. Once the epicentre of Ethiopia’s infamous famine of 1984/85, thirty years of internal peace and development meant that today’s generation of Tigrayans were, for the first time in history, living without the threat of hunger due to drought or locusts. Agriculture was still a marginal enterprise with low yields on stony soils, but a combination of rehabilitating watersheds and building small dams for irrigated horticulture and orchards, and subsidized fertilizers—enhanced by micro-credit services—enabled modest harvests. Local incomes were supplemented by seasonal labouring opportunities on commercial farms in fertile western Tigray, and employment in new industries such as textiles and marble cutting, artisanal mining of gold and cobalt, and tourism to the region’s historic churches. Further, a ‘productive safety net programme’ designed and funded by the government and international donors kicked in whenever food insecurity threatened.

All that is gone. In the words of Mulugeta Gebrehiwot, former World Peace Foundation senior fellow, speaking over the phone from the war zone, ‘they have destroyed Tigray, literally.’ I have been working on war, mass atrocity and famine in Africa for close to forty years. Never in my professional life have I documented destruction of what is necessary to sustain life in a manner as relentless and systematic as we are seeing in Tigray today.

As detailed in the World Peace Foundation report Starving Tigray, which draws upon scores of open-source reports along with eyewitness testimonies up, the coalition of Ethiopian National Defence Forces, Eritrean Defence Forces and Amhara militia have destroyed, removed or rendered useless objects indispensable to the survival of the civilian population. They have burned food stores, looted food, and killed domestic animals from cows to baby chickens. They have slaughtered plough oxen, smashed ploughs, cut down fruit trees. They have ripped up the water pipes and pumps in towns and villages and ripped out domestic plumbing. They have looted and vandalized the great majority of the region’s clinics and hospitals. They have closed banks and frozen the 450,000 accounts in the region’s micro-finance institution, essentially confiscating the savings of the peasantry. They have pillaged and burned factories, ransacked hotels, looted shops and stores, and even broken open the little boxes used by shoeshine boys to steal the brushes and polish. By expropriating and ethnically cleansing the fertile lowlands where sesame is grown for export, they have eliminated Tigrayans’ single largest source of seasonal migrant work, a crucial source of income.

Men and boys are being killed: there are more than 150 documented massacres. In the largest known to date, in the city of Axum, an estimated 750 were killed. These are crimes in their own right. Fear of such violence deters men from travelling to find work, cultivate their farms, or obtain aid for their families.

Evidence for widespread rape and shocking sexual violence—torture, sexual slavery and mutilation—has emerged. Rape is a crime. Rape perpetrated as part of a widespread and systematic attack against a civilian population is a crime against humanity. That threshold is met in Tigray, with participation of uniformed state forces in rape and sexual violence.

Rape in these circumstances is also a starvation crime. A survivor of rape may be unable to care for herself and her children, because of physical injuries, trauma, and life-long stigma. A woman who is gang raped in her own home may never want to return to what was once a place of safety, but is now indelibly associated with pain, terror and attack on her familial and social identity. Fear of rape means that women and girls do not venture out to go to the market, go to fetch water or firewood, go to their farms or gardens, or seek assistance. With many men killed, in hiding, or joining the armed resistance, women are often the sole adult carers for their children—breadwinners in a land with no bread.

Not only has the Ethio-Eritrean coalition massively reduced the food available to Tigrayans, but they have systematically reduced the region to a state of destitution. Should this destruction, dispossession and expulsion be permitted to stand, the future is a geographically truncated Tigray, deprived of every source of income save subsistence farming, utterly dependent on welfare handouts. The scorched earth campaign means that the numbers in need will not reduce even if the conflict ends. Ethiopia and Eritrea have posed a horrible dilemma to the humanitarian community. Should donors pay the bill for the human consequences of this destruction or be complicit in what is emerging as a systematic hunger plan?

The humanitarian effort is reaching fewer people and providing them with less assistance than in any comparable circumstances in the world today. Most of what is given is food. There is some health care, but almost no agricultural aid. Much of that aid is stolen by the coalition forces—some of it wholesale, some of it when soldiers raid a village where there has been a distribution and take it at gunpoint.

The perpetrators of these starvation crimes are the Ethiopian federal forces, the Eritrean army, and Amhara forces. Clues to the Ethiopians’ motives can be deduced from the public rhetoric of political groups now setting the agenda of the government of Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed and Amhara regional state concur in demonizing the Tigrayans. They claim that during the years in which the TPLF was in power, Tigrayans ‘looted’ the Ethiopian state, taking an unwarranted share of development funds, and are therefore ‘thieves’ and ‘daylight hyenas.’ Confiscating Tigrayan property was a slogan of political parties now supporting the government. In a recent panel on France 24, Neamin Zeleke, Executive Director at Ethiopian Satellite Televison and Radio (ESAT) which has been a fulcrum for inciting hatred against Tigrayans, toned down his rhetoric for an English-speaking audience but his intent to enact ‘revenge’ was clear. The campaign targeting ethnic Tigrayans for removal from employment, residence and rights across Ethiopia has the disturbing signature of eradicating them from the Ethiopian polity altogether.

The Amhara leadership claims that when provincial boundaries were redrawn in 1991-94, at the time of adopting a federal system based on ethnicities, Tigray took over historically Amhara lands, which they should now reclaim. (As with almost all such territorial disputes the history and the basis for the claims are controversial.) The U.S. State Department calls it ‘ethnic cleansing.’ That is the correct term: the boundary is being redrawn by force and Tigrayans are being forcibly removed or eliminated. Ironically, the FEWS NET maps this area as ‘food secure’: its methods are not designed to take account of the removal of the previous inhabitants and their replacement by new settlers.

The Eritrean president has long blamed the TPLF—and by extension all Tigrayans—for his country’s international ostracism and poverty and sought to eliminate it as a threat. Eritrea is a despotism, with no constitution, parliament, independent judiciary or free media. Its main institution is its vast army; its soldiers are forcibly conscripted from high school, brutalized and required serve indefinitely. The UN Commission of Inquiry on Human Rights in Eritrea, which reported in 2016 found a shocking record of abuse by the state against its own citizens. The Special Rapporteur, Sheila Keetharuth, laments that her recommendations, including that Eritrea be referred to the International Criminal Court, were wholly ignored.

The Ethiopian Prime Minister called the coalition offensives a ‘law enforcement operation.’ His claims that ‘not a single civilian have been killed’ and that Eritrean forces were either not involved or were withdrawing have been shown to be lies. In the early weeks, Ethiopia and Eritrea were given a free pass by the Trump Administration and UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres repeated PM Abiy’s false claim about Eritrean forces.

The shut-down of internet and phone communication has been effective in minimizing reporting of atrocities including starvation, thereby allowing official denials to pass without refutation. International humanitarian workers are compelled to remain silent for fear of being expelled; the situation for national staff is worse. After the TPLF was declared a ‘terrorist’ organization, communication with them is prohibited.

Culpability for the outbreak of hostilities in November is shared among the four belligerents: the Ethiopian federal government, the TPLF, Eritrea and the Amhara regional forces.

Culpability for the famine lies entirely with the Ethio-Eritrean coalition. To the extent that there were pre-existing food security difficulties, on account of poverty and a locust plague, those show only that the perpetrators of the starvation crimes were aware of the vulnerability of their intended victims. A prosecutor seeking to investigate the situation in Tigray would have good reason to consider a case for crimes against humanity and genocide against the coalition military and political leaders.

2417 on conflict and hunger was designed to ensure that grave circumstances such as these would not be permitted to develop. Paragraph 12 reads:

‘[Council] Further requests the Secretary-General to report swiftly to the Council when the risk of conflict-induced famine and wide-spread food insecurity in armed conflict contexts occurs, and expresses its intention to give its full attention to such information provided by the Secretary-General when those situations are brought to its attention.’

The resolution doesn’t specify what the UNSC should do after giving ‘its full attention’ to the crisis. But it’s clear that it shouldn’t do nothing.

On current performance, Tigray is set to join the catalogue of genocides and crimes against humanity in which the world failed to act on warnings, and responded with hand wringing only after the event. The UNSC discussed the situation in Ethiopia under ‘any other business’ on 24 November and 14 December 2020, and held a closed session on the humanitarian crisis on 3 February 2021. Emergency Relief Coordinator and head of the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs briefed Council, with increasing candour and alarm, over subsequent weeks, with an extremely frank and alarming report on 15 April. No formal session was held and only a pallid press statement was issued on 23 April.

The countries that pushed for action were Ireland and the U.S., supported by other European countries. The immediate reason for deadlock at the UNSC was the threat of a veto by China and/or Russia, on the grounds that the conflict was a domestic matter for Ethiopia and not therefore a legitimate agenda item. This threat was possible because the three African members of the Council (Kenya, Niger and Tunisia) were not ready to support an assertive position pushed by western natitons. The African Union, despite its elaborate norms, principles and institutions designed precisely to prevent and manage a crisis such as this, was silent—rebuffed and intimidated by its host country Ethiopia.

Six months after Ethiopia and Eritrea launched their campaign of starvation and mass atrocity, the UNSC has been a bystander. The UN Secretary General has abdicated his responsibilities. The African Union has failed. On its third anniversary, resolution 2417 provides only the draft for the apology that might one day be forthcoming.

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Tigray Six Months into Northern Ethiopia’s Shadow War its Atrocities Are Becoming Harder to Hide

Posted by addisethiopia / አዲስ ኢትዮጵያ on May 15, 2021

For the last six months, communications blackouts and appalling access for human rights researchers and journalists alike have shrouded a conflict raging across the Tigray Region.

But as tens of thousands of Eritrean and Ethiopian national army troops have battled forces loyal to the regional government of Tigray, information has slowly and surely leaked out.

Continuing Atrocities and Denial of Humanitarian Access in Ethiopia’s Tigray Region

US Department of State PRESS STATEMENT

The United States is gravely concerned by the increasing number of confirmed cases of military forces blocking humanitarian access to parts of the Tigray region. This unacceptable behavior places the 5.2 million people in the region in immediate need of humanitarian assistance at even greater risk. The United States unequivocally calls upon the Governments of Eritrea and Ethiopia to take all necessary steps to ensure that their forces in Tigray cease and desist this reprehensible conduct. We also again call on all parties to comply with obligations under international humanitarian law, including those relevant to the protection of civilians, and to cease immediately all hostilities and allow relief to reach those suffering and in greatest need of assistance. The Ethiopian government should lead in this regard and immediately facilitate full and unhindered access for humanitarian actors to all parts of the Tigray region.

There are many credible reports of armed forces in Tigray committing acts of violence against civilians, including gender-based violence and other human rights abuses and atrocities. The conduct of the Eritrean Defense Forces and Amhara regional forces have been particularly egregious. The continued presence of Eritrean forces in Tigray further undermines Ethiopia’s stability and national unity. We again call upon the Government of Eritrea to remove its forces from Tigray. Both Eritrean and Ethiopian authorities have repeatedly promised such a withdrawal, but we have seen no movement towards implementation. We equally urge the Government of Ethiopia to withdraw Amhara regional forces from the Tigray region and ensure that effective control of western Tigray is returned to the Transitional Government of Tigray. Prime Minister Abiy and President Isais must hold all those responsible for atrocities accountable.

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Oromo Soldiers of The Hijacked Ethiopian Nation Abusing Tigrayan Youth

Posted by addisethiopia / አዲስ ኢትዮጵያ on May 15, 2021

💭 የተጠለፈችዋ ኢትዮጵያ ኦሮሞ ወታደሮች የትግራይ ወጣት ሲበድሉ።

ተመሳሳይና ከዚህ የከፉም ቪዲዮዎች በጣም ብዙ ናቸው። የካሜራ ዓይን ውስጥ ያልገቡ ግፎችማ ምን ያህል ብዙ ሊሆኑ እንደሚችሉ መገመት አያዳግትም። 😠😠😠 😢😢😢

እነዚህ የስጋ ማንነትና ምንነት ያላቸው ወራሪዎች የመንፈሳዊ ማንነትና ምንነት ላለው ለትግራይ ሕዝብ ያላቸው ጥላቻ ስር-ሰደድ ነው፣ ዘረመል ነው። ይታየን፤ የትግራይ ወታደሮች በጂማ ወይም በነቀምት ተመሳሳይ ጽንፈኛ ተግባር ቢፈጽሙ ኖሮ “ሁሌ ተበዳዮች” ኦሮማራዎች ለወራት ቁራዊ የእዬዬ ጩኸታቸውን ባስከተሉ ነበር።

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Massacres, Rapes & Starvation: Breaking Through The Blackout to Expose Tigray’s ‘Crimes Against Humanity’

Posted by addisethiopia / አዲስ ኢትዮጵያ on May 15, 2021

Courtesy: The Telegraph

💭 እልቂት ፣ አስገድዶ መድፈር እና ረሃብ፤ የትግራይን ‘በሰው ልጅ ላይ የሚፈጸሙ ወንጀሎችን’ ለማጋለጥ የተዘጋውን በር መበርገድ።

👉“በምዕራብ ትግራይ‘ የዘር ማጽዳት ’ማስረጃ አለ። የኒውዚላንድ የቀድሞው ጠቅላይ ሚኒስትር ሄለን ክላርክ “ትግራውያንን ለማጥፋት በማሰብ የተከናወነ ከሆነ በዘር ማጥፋት ሊመደብ ይችላል” ብለዋል ፡፡

👉 ወ / ሮ ክላርክ አክለው “በአንድነት ተደምረው በትግራይ ተወላጆች ላይ እየተፈፀሙ ያሉ ከባድ ወንጀሎች በሁሉም የዕድሜ ክልል ያሉ ሰላማዊ ሰዎችን መጨፍጨፍ የዘር ማጥፋት ፍች ሊያሟላ ይችላል” ብለዋል፡፡

👉“There is evidence of ‘ethnic cleansing’ in Western Tigray. If carried out with the intent of eliminating Tigrayans, it may be classified as genocide,” says Helen Clark, the former Prime Minister of New Zealand.

👉“Taken all together, the serious crimes being committed against Tigrayans, including massacres of civilians of all ages, may meet the definition of genocide,” Ms Clark added.

🔥 #TigrayGenocide: A ‘pathetic’ international reaction:

„The silence from key international actors has been deafening

🔥‘አሳዛኝ’ ዓለም አቀፍ ምላሽ ለትግራኝ ጭፍጨፋ

ቁልፍ ከሆኑ ዓለም አቀፍ ተዋንያን ዝምታው ያደንቁራል

👉 Imagine The Outrage if The 150,000 Dead Tigrayan Ethiopians Had Actually Been Palestinian, and The Aggressors Israeli Troops. We’re observing this right now! Watch how the world reacts to the current escalated Fighting between Israeli forces and Palestinian militants.

👉 ፻፶/150ሺ ዎቹ የሞቱት ትግራዋያን ኢትዮጵያውያን በእውነቱ ፍልስጤማዊ ጨፍጫፊዎቹ ደግሞ የእስራኤል ወታደሮች ቢሆኑ ኖሮ ምን ያህል ቁጣ በዓለም እንደሚቀሰቀስ አስቡ። ይህንን አሁን እያስተዋልነው ነው! በአሁኑ ወቅት በእስራኤል ኃይሎች እና በፍልስጤም ታጣቂዎች መካከል እየተባባሰ ላለው ጦርነት ዓለም ምን እንደሚሰማው ይመልከቱ፡፡

Six months into northern Ethiopia’s shadow war, its atrocities are becoming harder to hide

When the first American bombs crashed into Baghdad in January 1991, the nature of war fundamentally changed.

Images of the First Gulf War were bounced off satellites and broadcast live to tens of millions of homes around the world.

Everyone saw how Iraq was systematically taken apart blow by blow. Since then, war has become more visible – its crimes ever harder to hide. But one conflict in the far north of Ethiopia has bucked the trend spectacularly, defying the information age.

For the last six months, communications blackouts and appalling access for human rights researchers and journalists alike have shrouded a conflict raging across the Tigray Region in shadows.

But as tens of thousands of Eritrean and Ethiopian national army troops have battled forces loyal to the regional government of Tigray, information has slowly and surely leaked out.

Humanitarian reports, grainy mobile phone videos, refugees accounts and journalistic dispatches all point the same way: dozens if not hundreds of mass killings, a systematic campaign of rape, ethnic cleansing and starvation being used as a weapon of war.

Last week, another bombshell hit. A video smuggled out of the country shows the head of Ethiopia’s Orthodox Church Abune Mathias saying the Ethiopian state is committing a ‘genocide’ on the ethnic Tigrayan people.

Several senior independent observers horrified by the tepid international response to the Tigray crisis broke ranks to tell the Telegraph what they thought was happening.

“It is crimes against humanity. It’s the crime of extermination. It’s the crime of mass starvation. It’s certainly a lot worse than Darfur,” says Alex du Waal, one of the foremost international experts on the Horn of Africa.

“There is evidence of ‘ethnic cleansing’ in Western Tigray. If carried out with the intent of eliminating Tigrayans, it may be classified as genocide,” says Helen Clark, the former Prime Minister of New Zealand.

“Taken all together, the serious crimes being committed against Tigrayans, including massacres of civilians of all ages, may meet the definition of genocide,” Ms Clark added.

How did it come to this?

Tigray is populated mainly by ethnic Tigrayans who make up a small part of Ethiopia’s myriad of more than 80 ethnic groups.

Despite their small size, the ethnic group has played a huge role in the country’s modern history. In the 1980s, the Tigrayan’s People’s Liberation Front (TPLF) led a rebel coalition to oust the Derg, Ethiopia’s Marxist dictatorship.

For the next three decades, the TPLF dominated Africa’s second-most populous nation, with Tigrayans holding key positions in the country’s government, armed forces and economy. But major TPLF abuses led to widespread hatred for the ethnic group.

Ethiopia’s current Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed swept to power on a wave of anger at the status quo in April 2018. Mr Abiy moved to sideline the old Tigrayan guard and tried to increase the federal government’s power over regional governments.

Tigray openly resisted and held regional elections. An escalating war of words turned into an open conflict in November 2020. Mr Abiy accused the TPLF of attacking a major federal government military base and launched a massive offensive to oust the group.

Mr Abiy enlisted the help of Eritrea, whose dictator Isaias Afwerki is a longtime foe of the TPLF and axe-wielding ethnic Amhara militias, to crush Tigray’s battle-hardened fighters in a three-pronged attack.

But any hopes of a quick blitzkrieg offensive have evaporated. Instead, the conflict has descended into a guerilla war with the Tigrayan Defence Forces, and a vast humanitarian catastrophe spread across the region of six million people.

An estimated 1.7 million people were displaced across the region at the end of March, while 4.5 million people are in need of emergency aid, according to the United Nations.

More than 60,000 refugees made it into eastern Sudan before Ethiopian forces sealed the border, preventing their very own Rohingya moment.

The situation is now so desperate that many women IDPs and refugees are selling sex for as little as £1, says the International Rescue Committee.

Breaking through the blackout

Only a handful of journalists have been granted limited access to Tigray. Their reports tell of horrifying suffering and abuses committed by all parties.

But most human rights analysts and reporters have had to investigate dozens of reported atrocities from a distance, calling up hundreds of survivors on encrypted lines to corroborate accounts and even trying to rent satellites to take pictures of mass graves.

Earlier this year, the Telegraph obtained the first video evidence of what appears to be a war crime carried out by the Ethiopian army. Around 40 bodies in civilian clothes can be seen in the video at Debre Abay in Central Tigray.

“You should have finished off the survivors,” the cameraman nonchalantly says as soldiers walk past a mortally injured man. One video analysed by CNN, the BBC, Amnesty and Bellingcat shows what appears to be Ethiopian soldiers killing dozens of men, then pushing their bodies off a cliff.

More recently, this paper published testimony from more than a dozen witnesses alleging that Ethiopian and Eritrean troops went from house to house in the Temben region of central Tigray, killing 182 people in the second week of February.

“I saw dead bodies scattered, bodies half-eaten by dogs. The soldiers did not allow anyone to get close to the corpses,” one 26-year-old man told reporters by phone at the time.

Almost every atrocity investigation has been hotly contested or flat out denied as fake news by the Ethiopian government in Addis Ababa. One Ethiopian ambassador has even insinuated journalists at this paper were paid up TPLF agents.

Yet observers say such abuses are probably just the ‘tip of the iceberg’. One team of researchers at the University of Ghent has documented almost 500 events where people were allegedly executed or massacred, mainly by Eritrean, Ethiopian national troops or militiamen.

After reporting extensively on the conflict for the last six months, Tsedale Lemma, the founder of the influential Addis Standard, believes ‘genocidal acts’ are being committed.

“Many people argue that because the number of people massacred may not be in its hundreds of thousands, it doesn’t qualify as genocide. What this argument misses is intent.”

“Intent, not just numbers, qualify acts of massacres as genocide. There are objectively corroborated reports of, for example, young men of fighting age being intentionally targeted and massacred.”

At the same time, verified reports say that hundreds if not thousands of women and girls are being systematically gang-raped by Eritrean and Ethiopian soldiers in what appears to be an attempt to cleanse the Tigrayan bloodline.

There are also reports of Tigrayans being forced to eat leaves to survive, displaced people turning up emaciated at ransacked healthcare centres and dying in their sleep of hunger.

One survey by a cluster of humanitarian groups found that half of all women surveyed were acutely malnourished. Experts have raised the alarm saying that starvation is being used as a weapon of war in the conflict.

The World Peace Foundation based in Boston released a report in April stating that food supplies were being destroyed and that the region’s elaborate food security system was being dismantled.

“There is a campaign that has been started to prevent farming. Regrettably, this campaign is being done by some of those tasked with law enforcement,” Abebe Gebrehiwot, deputy head of Tigray’s interim government, told Ethiopian state media on Monday.

A ‘pathetic’ international reaction

The silence from key international actors has been deafening. Over the last six months, the UN chief Antonio Guterres, the UN Security Council and the African Union have all refused to take any firm stance on the atrocities in Tigray.

Instead, they have spoken in muted tones about the need to get humanitarian access to the region. Part of the reason for this is Ethiopia’s considerable diplomatic heft — the African Union has its headquarters in Addis Ababa.

China and Russia have also blocked any serious attempt by Western nations in the Security Council to condemn the atrocities. Multiple critics said that part of the reason for Mr Guterres’ relative silence on Tigray was that he is up for reelection in January 2022 and needs African votes.

“UN Secretary-General António Guterres has abjectly abandoned his responsibilities. History will not judge him kindly even if he wins enough votes for reelection,” said Mr Waal.

Mr Guterres’ office said he was fully engaged in seeking an end to the conflict and “continues to call for all perpetrators of such violations to be held accountable and face justice.”

For Dr Mukesh Kapila, a former top UN official who raised the alarm about the ongoing genocide in Darfur in 2003, the situation is clear. “If you look at the pattern of killings and other incidents including sexual violence, use of starvation – there is a pattern of genocidal events. They’re taking place in close juxtaposition to each other. That points to a degree of orchestration.

“The fact that these genocidal acts are taking place in repeated places – points towards an organisation, it points towards a strategy. That is why I think of what is going on in Tigray as a set of genocidal acts, which taken together point towards an overall genocide,” Dr Kapila says.

“People are talking about this privately. But it hasn’t caught on publicly because it’s a huge, huge business to accuse a state of genocide. If you declare genocide convention, you are obliged to act,” Dr Kapila claims.

The US is beginning to wake up to the crisis. The US special envoy for the Horn of Africa, Jeffrey Feltman, issued a stark warning saying that if the violence from Tigray spread across the nation of 110m it would make Syria look like “child’s play”.

Billene Seyoum, the spokesperson for the Ethiopian Prime Minister, hit back against the allegations of atrocities in Tigray.

“Whether from leading Ethiopian or international observers, such allegations need to be procedurally and thoroughly investigated on the ground and the results made public, which international and national human rights entities are doing,” she said in a statement.

“Anecdotal and unsubstantiated testimonies cannot count as fact and only serve to perpetuate a skewed narrative of a country. Ethiopia is making and realising commitment towards ensuring investigations take place.”

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Jihad on Christian Tigray | Atrocities Still Occurring in Ethiopia’s Tigray Region, Says Priest

Posted by addisethiopia / አዲስ ኢትዮጵያ on May 15, 2021

✞✞✞ በአረመኔው ግራኝ አብዮት አህመድ የሚመራው የኦሮሞ እና አማራ ሰአራዊት ከእነ መንጋው በእሳት የሚጠረጉበት ቀን እሩቅ አይደለም። 🔥 በዚህ ፻/100% እርግጠኛ ነኝ። አዎ! የትግራይን ሕዝብ ከምድረ ገጽ ለማጥፋት ዓለማችን አይታው የማታውቀውን እጅግ በጣም አሰቃቂ ግፍና ወንጀል እየፈጸሙ ያሉ የኤዶማውያንና እስማኤላውያን ወኪሎች ሁሉ በመለኮታዊ ሰይፍ ይጨፍጨፉ! ነበልባላዊ በሚሆን በሥላሴ ቃልና ሥልጣን ይንደዱ! ይቃጠሉ! በሲኦል የጨለማ አዘቅት ውስጥ ይዝቀጡ ወይም ይስጠሙ! ኃዘን ከላያቸው አይራቅ ትካዜም ከልባቸው አይጥፋ! እንደ ቃየልና ይሁዳ በዱርና በበርሃ ተበታትነው ሲቅበዘበዙ ይኑሩ! አሜን! አሜን! አሜን!✞✞✞

💭 በትግራይ የአዲግራት ካቶሊካዊ ኢፒካዊ ሥርዓት አንድ ስማቸው እንዲጠቀስ ያልፈለጉ ቄስ፤ “ግድያ ፣ አፈና እና አስገድዶ መድፈር አሁንም እየተከሰተ ነው”ብለዋል፡፡ 😠😠😠 😢😢😢

❖“የኢትዮጵያ ወታደሮች እና አጋሮቻቸው የዘር ማጽዳት እና የዘር ማጥፋት ወንጀል እየፈጸሙ ነው፡፡ የኢትዮጵያ ኃይሎች ፣ የአማራ ክልል ልዩ ኃይሎች እና የኤርትራ ወታደሮች ቦታዎቻቸውን መያዛቸውን የቀጠሉ ሲሆን በቅርብ ጊዜም እንደሚወጡ የሚያሳዩ ምልክቶች የሉም፡፡ ”

በታጣቂ ኃይሎ እና በአጋሮቻቸው የግድያ ዒላማዎች እየተወገዱ ያሉት ወንዶችና ልጆች እንዲሁም ሴቶች እና ልጃገረዶች ማንኛውንም ተቃውሞ ለማዳከም በተደጋጋሚ በቡድን እየተደፈሩ ናቸው፡፡

❖“ትግራይን ለማጥፋት ይፈልጋሉ ፡፡ ወንዶቹን እና ወጣቶችን በመግደል ማንኛውንም የወደፊት ተቃውሞ ለማጥፋት እየሞከሩ ነው፡፡ ለወደፊቱ ማንም ሰው ድርጊታቸውን የማይጠይቅ እንዲሆን ማረጋገጥ ይፈልጋሉ፡፡”

❖ ለወደፊቱ ማህበረሰብ መመስረት/ማቋቋም እንደማይችሉ ለማረጋገጥ ሴቶችን እየደፈሩ እና እያጠፉ ነው፡፡ አስገድዶ መድፈርን እና ምግብን እንደ ጦር መሳሪያ እየተጠቀሙ ነው፡፡”

❖ “የትግራይ ህዝብን ለማጥፋት ይፈልጋሉ፡፡ በትግራይ ህዝብ ላይ የዘር ማጥፋት ለማወጅ ለምን እንደፈለጉ ግልፅ አይደለሁም፡፡” አቡነ ማቲያስ

❖“አብያተ ክርስቲያናት እና ገዳማት በከፍተኛ የቦምብ ድብደባ ወድመዋል፡፡ ቅርሶች ተዘርፈዋል ፣ የአምልኮ ዕቃዎች ተቃጥለዋል ፣ የአማኞች ንብረት ረክሷል፡፡”

❖“አርሶ አደሮች ከእርሻ እንዲታገዱ እና የእህል ዘርም ወደ ክልሉ እንዳይደርስ ተደርጓል።”

❖“የትግራይ ወንዶች ወይም ወጣት ልጆች በረሃብ መሞት ወይም እንደ እኩዮቻቸው መገደል አይፈልጉም፡፡ ስለዚህ እነሱ ይኖሩ ዘንድ ከትግራይ የመከላከያ አርበኞች ጋር እየተቀላቀሉ ነው።”

💭 A priest from the Catholic Eparchy of Adigrat in Ethiopia’s northern region of Tigray says killings, abductions and rape are still occurring. 😠😠😠 😢😢😢

❖ “Ethiopian troops and their allies of ethnic cleansing and genocide. The Ethiopian forces, the Amhara region special forces and Eritrean soldiers continue to hold their positions, and there are no signs they will withdraw anytime soon.”

❖ “The targets for killings are men and boys, who are being eliminated by armed forces and their allies, and women and girls, who are being repeatedly gang-raped to weaken any resistance.”

❖ “They want to annihilate Tigray. By killing the men and boys, they are trying to destroy any future resistance. They want to make sure that nobody can question their actions in future.”

❖ “They are raping and destroying women to ensure that they cannot raise a community in future. They are using rape and food a weapons of war.”

❖ “They want to destroy the people of Tigray. I am not clear why they want to declare genocide on the people of Tigray.”. Abune Mathias

❖ “Churches & monasteries were destroyed in heavy bombardment. Relics have been stolen, items of worship have been burned, belongings of believers have been desecrated.”

❖ “Farmers are being barred from farming and seeds are being blocked from reaching the region”

❖ “Tigrayan men or boys don’t want to die of hunger or be killed like their peers. They are joining the rebels so that they can live,”

“They want to annihilate Tigray. By killing the men and boys, they are trying to destroy any future resistance. They want to make sure that nobody can question their actions in future,”

A priest from the Catholic Eparchy of Adigrat in Ethiopia’s northern region of Tigray says killings, abductions and rape are still occurring in the region where a military offensive launched in November.

The targets for killings are men and boys, who are being eliminated by armed forces and their allies, and women and girls, who are being repeatedly gang-raped to weaken any resistance, according to the priest.

The cleric’s allegations come as individuals and organizations accuse the Ethiopian troops and their allies of ethnic cleansing and genocide. The Ethiopian forces, the Amhara region special forces and Eritrean soldiers continue to hold their positions, and there are no signs they will withdraw anytime soon.

“They want to annihilate Tigray. By killing the men and boys, they are trying to destroy any future resistance. They want to make sure that nobody can question their actions in future,” said the priest, who did not wished to be named to protect his safety. “They are raping and destroying women to ensure that they cannot raise a community in future. They are using rape and food a weapons of war.”

Earlier in May, Patriarch Mathias, head of the 36 million-member Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church, urged international intervention in Tigray while alleging that the Ethiopian army and its allies were committing a genocide.

In a video statement reportedly recorded in April but released in May, Patriarch Mathias termed what happened in Tigray as the highest form of cruelty and brutality. He listed atrocities such as massacres, use of famine as a weapon of war and destruction of churches.

“They want to destroy the people of Tigray. I am not clear why they want to declare genocide on the people of Tigray,” he said in the widely quoted video statement.

Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed Ali launched an offensive Nov. 3 to fight the Tigray People’s Liberation Front. He accused the leaders of the semi-autonomous region of attacking and looting weapons from a federal army base in Mekele, the capital.

Months on, the fighting is still continuing in at least three areas, according to the priest. He said Eritrean forces are carrying out most of the brutal acts, seemingly to exert revenge for the humiliation suffered during the 1998-2000 border war with Ethiopia.

Some of the documented atrocities include the cliff execution of young men near Aksum and the massacre of 160 people in Bora village in January. Hundreds of priests and thousands of believers were killed, the interreligious Council of Tigray said in February. Churches, monasteries and mosques were destroyed in heavy bombardment.

“Relics have been stolen, items of worship have been burned, belongings of believers have been desecrated,” said the interfaith group, which includes the Catholic Church. “Religious sisters and nuns have been violated and raped, mothers and daughters have been gang-raped.”

The priest said killings and torture are breeding nationalism among Tigrayans. He said men or boys who cannot attend school due to the war and can’t find food or fear being executed were joining the rebel ranks in droves, angry over the atrocities.

“They don’t want to die of hunger or be killed like their peers. They are joining the rebels so that they can live,” he said.

At the same time, farmers are being barred from farming and seeds are being blocked from reaching the region, according to an official from Tigray’s interim authority.

Abebe Gebrehiwot Yihdego, deputy head of Tigray’s interim government, told state-run Tigray TV that preventing farming and seeds from reaching the people would result in hunger.

“These two incidents that looked to supplement each other have no other message but to let the people of Tigray die,” Gebrehiwot said in an interview May 10.

Meanwhile, the Association of Member Episcopal Conference in Eastern Africa has issued a humanitarian appeal for the Catholic Eparchy of Adigrat. Zambian Bishop Charles Kasonde, AMECEA chairman, said Catholic Bishop Tesfaselassie Medhin had requested urgent humanitarian assistance for the people of Tigray.

Kasonde said Medhin had informed the conference that many people had been displaced from their homes and were forced to live in camps inside and outside Ethiopia.

“The people in the affected communities need food, medication, shelter, water, and health and sanitary items,” Kasonde said. “The church in Ethiopia and its Caritas partners are doing their best to assist the suffering communities with the meager resources they have.”

The bishop said with the increasing number of needy cases, the local church was getting overwhelmed.

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‘Bodies Are Being Eaten by Hyenas; Girls of Eight Raped’: Inside The Tigray Conflict

Posted by addisethiopia / አዲስ ኢትዮጵያ on May 14, 2021

Courtesy: The Guardian

በአስከፊ ጦርነት በምትታመሰው ትግራይ ውስጥ የሚሰሩ አንዲት መነኩሲት እየተፈፀመ ስላለው ጭካኔ የተሞላበት አሰቃቂ ተግባር ምስክራቸውን ለእንግሊዙ “ዘ ጋርዲያን” ጋዜጣ አካፍለዋል፡፡

ከዓመት በፊት እዚህ ስለ ህይወታችን ሳስብ በሁሉም ረገድ ፣ በውሃ ፣ በኮሙኒኬሽን ሲስተሞች ውስጥ ሰላም እና የልማት ምልክቶች ነበሩን፡፡ በጣም አነቃቂነቱ ተስፋ ሰጠቶን ነበር፡፡ አሁን ግን ሆስፒታሎቹ ሁሉም ጥቃት ደርሶባቸዋል ፣ ተዘርፈዋል ወድመዋል፡፡ አሁን ያ ሁሉ እንደ ታሪክ ነው የሚሰማው፡፡ በጥቂት ወራቶች ውስጥ፡፡”

አስገድዶ መድፈር ከስምንት ዓመት ዕድሜ ሕጻን እስከ ፸፪/72 ዓመት እድሜ ባላቸው አዛውንት ሴቶች ላይ እየተፈጸመ ነው፡፡ ይህ በጣም የተስፋፋ ነው ፣ በሺዎች በሚቆጠሩ ሴቶች ላይ በየቦታው ሲፈጸም እያየሁት ነው፡፡ ይህ አስገድዶ መድፈር በአደባባይ ፣ በቤተሰብ ፊት ፣ በባሎቻቸው ፊት ፣ በሁሉም ፊት ነው፡፡ እግሮቻቸው እና እጆቻቸው ተቆርጠውባቸዋል፣ ሁሉም በተመሳሳይ መንገድ፡፡

አካላት በጅቦች እየተበሉ ነው; የስምንት ዓመት ሕፃናት እየተደፈሩ ነው’

ይህንን የሚያደርጉት ሰዎች ሰው ናቸው ብለው ያስባሉን?፡ እነዚህን ሰዎች ማን እንደሚያሰለጥናቸው አላውቅም፡፡”

😠😠😠 😢😢😢

✞✞✞ይህን ሁሉ አሰቃቂ ግፍና ወንጀል የፈጸሙት ከሃዲዎች የሉሲፈራውያኑ ኤዶማውያንና እስማኤላውያን ጭፍሮች የሆኑት ኦሮሞዎች፣ አማራዎች፣ መሀመዳውያንና ኢ-አማንያን ሁሉ እስከ ጌታችን የስቅለት ዕለት ድረስ የመመለሻ ጊዜ ተሰጥቷቸው ነበር፤ አሁን በቃ! አለቀ! አከተመ! ሁሉም በመለኮታዊ ሰይፍ ይጨፍጨፉ! ነበልባላዊ በሚሆን በሥላሴ ቃልና ሥልጣን ይንደዱ! ይቃጠሉ! በሲኦል የጨለማ አዘቅት ውስጥ ይዝቀጡ ወይም ይስጠሙ! ኃዘን ከላያቸው አይራቅ ትካዜም ከልባቸው አይጥፋ! እንደ ቃየልና ይሁዳ በዱርና በበርሃ ተበታትነው ሲቅበዘበዙ ይኑሩ! አሜን! አሜን! አሜን!✞✞✞

A nun working in war-torn Tigray has shared her harrowing testimony of the atrocities taking place.

The Ethiopian nun, who has to remain anonymous for her own security, is working in Mekelle, Tigray’s capital, and surrounding areas, helping some of the tens of thousands of people displaced by the fighting who have been streaming into camps in the hope of finding shelter and food. Both are in short supply. Humanitarian aid is being largely blocked and a wholesale crackdown is seeing civilians being picked off in the countryside, either shot or rounded up and taken to overcrowded prisons. She spoke to Tracy McVeigh this week.

“After the last few months I’m happy to be alive. I have to be OK. Mostly we are going out to the IDP [internally displaced people] camps and the community centres where people are. They are in a bad way.

“In comparison to the other places, Mekelle is much better, although I consider it chaotic as we have 40 to 65 people sleeping in one room. For 3,000 to 6,000 people, there are four toilets for men and four for women. Sanitation is very poor, water is not always available. Food and medicines … they are difficult to find.

“People have been here for three or four months and still have no blankets, and the numbers of IDPs is increasing every day, maybe 100 come every day from the worst part of the region. So the demand does not match supply. The community, the people here, they are trying to help but they have very little to share themselves. No one can withdraw any money from the banks; there’s no businesses operating. But still, whatever people have, they share.

“It happened so quickly. For us, it’s so shocking. So sudden. We had a normal life, things were improving – health centres, lives and education programmes. We were reaching 24,000 children and had plans to expand the school feeding programme. But all that had to stop because of the coronavirus. Then as if in a day, there’s a fully fledged war. For the past three months now we are trying to feed 25,000 IDPs in about 23 centres; some are 75 miles away from Mekelle. Many, many have been raped.

“There were some indicators late last year: the roads out were closed, the budget to this area had been cut and when we had the locust attacks, there was no support from central government. They were not allowing face masks for the schoolchildren. A lot of other humiliations were happening. So there was a lot of discrimination leading up to it, but war? War was so sudden.

“People are traumatised. Some of them have lost immediate family members. People are worried about where members of their family are. Some people are out in the bush. Their homes are occupied. People are worried, anxious, sad, angry. They are really worried about the future.

“I met an old person who had been displaced three times in their lifetime, all because of these ethnic wars, but for younger people, anyone aged 30, 40, this is all new. I’m 48 and I have never witnessed any war. It is very strange and very scary. It really puts you in darkness.

When I think of our lives here a year ago, we had peace and signs of development in all areas, in water, communications systems. It was so inspiring, giving us hope. But now the hospitals have all been attacked, looted and destroyed.

Now that feels like history. In just a few months.

“In Mekelle the shelling has now stopped but it is still going on not far from us. The bodies are being left to be eaten by the hyenas, not even having the dignity of burial.

Rape is happening to girls as young as eight and to women of 72. It is so widespread, I go on seeing it everywhere, thousands. This rape is in public, in front of family, husbands, in front of everyone. Their legs and their hands are cut, all in the same way.

You wonder if the people doing this are human. I don’t know who is training these people.

“Wherever there are Eritrean or Ethiopian troops. Tragic. Every single woman, not only once. It is intentional, deliberate. I am confident in that from what I am witnessing. There are 70,000 civilians under attack. So much looting, fighting, raping. All targeting the civilians. The brutality, the killings, the harassing.

“This region has been closed off. Cut off from all the support that people deserve. We are isolated, lonely, neglected. If the world is not moved to take action against such terribleness, you wonder why. This suffering is appalling.

“I don’t know what is worse, to die in the bush, starving, or in jail or by gun. The young people are so scared.

“The world should condemn the killing of civilians. People having to leave their homes and the sexual violence – so many woman and girls raped.

“I would like to say to the world: in the 21st century there should be no one dying of hunger when the world can take action. Whoever can do this, they must not wait for another second. Everybody in the world must act, they should condemn this.

“I know it can be done. There has to be someone who can do it and do it fast.”

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ልዩነቱ ይህ ነው | ትግራዋያን እኝህን አባት “ለምን ለአማራ ብቻ?” ሲሏቸው በጭራሽ አልሰማንም

Posted by addisethiopia / አዲስ ኢትዮጵያ on May 14, 2021

👉 ንስሐ ገብቶ በመመለስ ለመዳን በመትጋት ፋንታ እራሱንና አጋሮችን ያለማቋረጥ እያታለለ መኖሩን የመረጠው የአህዛብ ጠበቃ እና’ዲያቆን’ ሃብታሙ አያሌው ይህን የአቡነ ቂርሎስን መልዕክት በአንድ ወር ውስጥ ሁለት ጊዜ አቀረበው…

❖❖❖እግዚኦ መሐረነ ክርስቶስ”❖❖❖

ተዋሕዶ” ነን ለሚሉት “አባቶች” ሳይቀሩ ከተዋሕዶ ክርስትና ይልቅ ጎሣቸውበልጦባቸዋል። የያዙትን መስቀል ከፍ ማድረግ ሲገባቸው የመስቀሉ ጠላት ከሆነው የክርስቶስ ተቃዋሚ ጎን ተሰልፈዋል፤ አክሱም ጽዮን ስትደበደብ “ጭጭ” ማለቱን መርጠዋል።

የግራኝ ኦሮሞዎች ከእስማኤላውያን እና ኤዶማውያን ጋር አብረው አማራውን ጨፈጨፉት፥ አማራው ከግራኝ ኦሮሞዎች ፣ እስማኤላውያኑ እና ኤዶማውያኑ ጋር አብሮ ተዋሕዶ ትግራዋይን እየጨፈጨፏቸው ነው። ታዲያ አማራ ዛሬ በዳይም ተበዳይም የመሆን መብት አለውን?

ኦሮማራዎች በትግራይ ሕዝብ ላይ ጭፍጨፋውን ከጀመሩ ከ፮ ወራት በኋላ፤ ፱ መድኃኒት ፩ መርዝ፤ “አማራና ትግሬ አንድ ሕዝብ ናቸው” ቆየት ብለው፤ የትግራይን እናቶች እንባና ጩኸት ለመንጠቅ፤ “በአማራ ሕዝብና ተዋሕዷውያን ላይ ብቻ ነው ጭፍጨፋ እየተካሄደ ያለው”።ይህ እንግዲህ ከሁለት ሳምንታት በፊት አማራዎች፤“ለአጣዬ የተቃውሞ ጩኸት”ለማሰማት ከወጡ በኋላ መሆኑ ነው።

(ታዲያ ተቃውሞው ዛሬ ምነው ቆመ?)እንግዲህ ይህ ሁሉ የትግራይን እናቶች እንባና ጩኸት መንጠቂያ ብሎም የትግራዋያን ልብ ማለሳለሻ ስልት ነበር ማለት ነው።

ልብ እንበል፤ ሁሉም “የአማራ” የተባሉት “አባቶች” ተመሳሳይ ነገር ነው የሚናገሩት፤“ወንድማማቾች ነን” ግን “አማራ፣ አማራ፣ አማራ ብቻ”፤ እግዚኦ! እግዚኦ! እግዚኦ!

አባቶች”፤ እንደው ለመሆኑ እነዚህ አሰቃቂ ጭፍጨፋ የተደረገባቸው ቦታዎች በአማራ ክልል ነው እንዴ የሚገኙት? ወይንስ “ትግራዋይ” የሚባል ጎሣ የለም/እንዲኖር አይፈለግም? እግዚኦ! እግዚኦ! እግዚኦ!

የአክሱም ጽዮን ጭፍጨፋ፣

ሺህ የዋልድባ አባቶች በሑዳዴ ጾም ከገዳም መባረርና መደብደብ፣

የደብረ አባይ ጭፍጨፋ፣

የደንገላት ቅድስት ማርያም ጭፍጨፋ፣

የደብረ ዳሞ አቡነ አረጋዊ ድብደባ፣

የውቅሮ አማኑኤል ጭፍጨፋ፣

የገዳም ማርያም ውቅሮ እምባስነይቲ ጭፍጨፋ

የዛላምበሳ ጨርቆስ ድብደባ፣

የእንዳ ማርያም መድኃኒት አዲ ዳዕሮ ጭፍጨፋ

በማይካድራ፣ ዳንሻ እና ሁመራ የጅምላ ጭፍጨፋና ማፈናቀል (ሚሊዮኖች በኦሮማራ ቃኤላውያኑ ተፈናቅለዋል)

የቸሊ/ግጀት ጭፍጨፋ፤ ከሁለት መቶ በላይ ተዋሕዷውያን ሕፃናትና ወጣቶች ተጨፈጨፉ!

በራያም ሁለት ዓብያተ ክርስቲያናት ተጠቅተዋል

አዬ ወንድም ሃብታሙ፤ ወዴት? ወዴት? ትግራዋይን እንደ ሕፃን ለማታለል? እናንት ኦሮማራዎች ኢትዮጵያን ላለፉት መቶ ሰላሳ ዓመታት አፍናችሁ ለመግዛት በታጋሹ የትግራይ ሕዝብ ላይ የተጠቀማችሁት አህዛባዊ የማታለያ ስልት አላረጀባችሁምን? ‘ዲያቆንሃብታሙ እስኪ በትግራይ ላይ ጦርነቱ ሊጀመር አካባቢ፣ ሲጀመርና ከተጀመረም በኋላ ለብዙ ወራት በተድጋጋሚ የሰራችሁትን ፕሮግራም በድጋሚ ተመልከቱትአይይ!ኢትዮ360ልክ እንደ ኢሳት በጦር ወንጀለኝነት ይጠየቅበት ዘንድ ግድ ነው!

ወንድም ሃብታሙ፤ እናንተ አይደላችሁም እንዴ ፋሺስት ፋኖን ወደ ትግራይ ልካችሁ የሃያ ሺህ ተዋሕዶ ትግራዋያንን መጨፍጨፍና ሚሊዮኖችን ለስደት መብቃት ስታጨበጭቡ የነበራችሁት? እስኪ ቪዲዮችሁን መልስ ብላችሁ ተመልከቱ! ለመሆኑ “መቼ ነው ፋኖ ከትግራይ ይውጣ!” የምትሉት? በግድ ይወጣታል፤ እናንተ ግን ግብዞች ናችሁ። በትግራይ ሕዝብ ላይ የአማራ ፋሺስት ፋኖ ሚሊሺያ የፈጸመውን ግፍ ለማረሳሳትና ከወንጀሉ እጃችሁን አጥባችሁ ለማለፍ የማትሰሩት

ድራማ የለም። ኦሮሞ እና አማራ ለትግራይ ጀነሳይድ በዚህም ዓለም በወዲያኛውም ይጠየቃሉ።

በጣም ደም የሚያፈላው ነገር ደግሞ፤ እኛ በኦሮሚያ ሲዖል ለሚጨፈጨፉት ተዋሕዷውያን እና ለምስኪኖቹ የደምቢዶሎ ዩኒቨርሲቲ ተማሪዎች ጎሣ ሳንመርጥ ስንሟገት፣ ስንጮኽና እንባ ስናነባ እናንተ “አማራ፣ አማራ! አማራ” የምትሉት ግብዞች ግን ላለፉት ሦስት ዓመታት የትግራይን ሕዝብ ለማፈናቀል፣ ሴት ልጆቿን ለመድፈር፣ ለማስራብ፣ ለመጨፍጨፍ፣ ዓብያተ ክርስቲያናቷንና ገዳማቷን ለመደብደብ፣ ቅርሶቿን ለመዝረፍና ለማጥፋት በስውር ከአህዛብ አራዊቶች እና ከአረመኔው ግራኝ አብዮት አህመድ ጋር በስውር ሴራ ስትጠነስሱ መቆየታችሁ ነበር። አይ ኦሮማራ የዋቄዮአላህ ባሪያ!

ዛሬም፤ ከስድስት ወራት በኋላ፣ ከኦሮሞ ጋር ሆናችሁ በትግራይ ሕዝብ ላይ ስንት ግፍ ከሰራችሁ በኋላም እንኳን የሰራችሁትን ከባድ ወንጀል እንደ ቁንጫ ክብደት ምንም እንዳልተሰማችሁ አድርጋችሁ በመቁጠር፣ በንቀትና ትዕቢት እስካሁኗ ሰዓት ድረስ ለትግራይ ሕዝብ በጣም ተፈላጊ የሆኑ እርዳታዎች እንዳይገቡ መንገዶቹን ሁሉ ከሁሉም አቅጣጫ (ኦሮሙማ ኤርሚያስ ለገሰ ትግራይን ሳንድዊች አድርጓት ብሎ መክሯችሁ አልነበረ!) ልክ እንዳለፉት ሦስት ዓመታት ዘግታችሁ፤ ከረሜላ እያላመጣችሁና በግማሽ ልባችሁ፤ “ተዋህዷውያን እናብር፤ ኦሮሙማ መጣብን!” ለማለት ደፍራችኋል። ምን ዓይነት ቅሌት ነው፤ ጃል!? እንዴ፤ ሁሉን የሚያየውን እግዚአብሔርን አትፈሩትም እንዴ?!

በሌላ በኩል ደግሞ፤ ላለፉት ስድስት ወራት ከአማራዎች ጎን ሆነው የትግራይን ሕዝብ ሲያፈናቅሉ፣ ሴት ልጆቹን ሲደፍሩ፣ ሲያስርቡ፣ ሲጨፈጭፉ፣ ዓብያተ ክርስቲያናቱንና ገዳማቱን ሲደበድቡ፣ ቅርሶቹን ሲዘርፉና ሲያወድሙ የቆዩት ኦሮሞዎች፤ በምዕራብ ትግራይ በኩል ወደ ሱዳን በመፈርጠጥ ላይ ናቸው እየተባለ ነው፤ ለዚህ የተሰጠው ምክኒያት፤ “አይ፣ ኦሮሞዎች እንዲሁም ደቡቦችና ሌሎች ብሔር ብሔረሰቦች የኢትዮጵያ ሰራዊት አባላት የትግራይን ሕዝብ መጨፍጨፍ አንሻም በማለት መሳሪያዎቻቸውን አስረክበው ወደ ሱዳን መሸሹን መርጠዋል፤ ለትግራይ ሕዝብ አዝነዋል!” የሚል ነው። BS! እንዲህ እያሉ የትግራይን ሕዝብ በድጋሚ እንደ ሕፃን ልጅ ለማታለል? እርግጠኛ ነኝ የትግራይ ሰራዊት ትግራይን ሙሉ በሙሉ ነፃ ሲያደርግ፤ ልክ እንደ አደዋው ድል ኦሮሞዎቹ አሁንም “እኛም ፈረሰኞችን እንላክ ብለን ወይንም ልከን ነበር!” ይላሉ። በትግራይ ሕዝብ ላይ ስንት ግፍ ሰርተው ከጨረሱ፣ ሰሜኑን እርስበርስ የማባላት ህልማቸው እውን ከሆነ በኋላ፣ የጠበቁትን ያህል ባይሆኑም ዓላማቸውን ሁሉ ካሟሉ በኋላ፣ ትግራይን ካራቆቷት እና የሚያልሙላትን ኦሮሚያን የማትፈታተንበት ደረጃ ላይ እንድትወድቅ ካደረጓት በኋላ፤ “አይ፤ እኛ በጀነሳይዱ ላይ አልተሳተፍንበትም!” ብለው ልክ እንደ አማራዎች እጃቸውን ለማጠብ ይሻሉ።

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