Human rights: Civilian suffering in Tigray

Albab Tesfaye and Chaan Tutlam outline report findings

The World Today Published 3 December 2021 2 minute READ

Albab Tesfaye

Director, Office of the Chief Commissioner, Ethiopian Human Rights Commission

Chaan Tutlam

Human Rights Officer for Regional and International Engagement, Ethiopian Human Rights Commission

Since the conflict between the Ethiopian government and the Tigray Special Forces began 12 months ago, more than 50,000 people have sought refuge in Sudan. By August 2021, more than 1.7 million people were internally displaced in Tigray, while Afar and Amhara regional states have also been affected, with fighting continuing to expand in these regions.

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