Through forensic frame-by-frame analysis of the footage — corroborated by Amnesty International’s digital verification and 3D modeling experts — CNN was able to geolocate the video to a rugged clifftop three miles south of Mahibere Dego, in central Tigray
Save the Children, one of the first aid agencies to reach Axum in Ethiopia’s Central Tigray region earlier this month, said that families displaced by the recent conflict are living in 'terrible conditions
There is “zero access” to western and central Tigray, even though there are “hundreds and hundreds of humanitarian workers ready and eager to go,” Mr. Egeland said.
"12 weeks since the start of conflict in Ethiopia’s Tigray region, meaningful humanitarian operations have still not begun. Aid organizations are unable to reach the Central & Western parts of the region, and two refugee camps are completely inaccessible."
Given credible reports of a range of abuses by Eritrean forces in central Tigray including extrajudicial executions of civilians and widespread looting and damage of public and private property including hospitals, we need immediate international scrutiny.
Hundreds are feared dead after Ethiopian forces and the governing power in Tigray, the TPLF, began fighting. "Tensions between the TPLF and central government have been brewing for years," @IanPannell reports. @Refugees
The Sudanese pound has depreciated to 264 SDG/USD, its weakest level yet. As #Sudan wrestles with COVID & the Tigray crisis, #Inflation soars at 223.78%/yr. Sudan must mothball the central bank and #Dollarize or implement a #CurrencyBoard to smash inflation & establish stability.
Many observers fret the road to conflict between Ethiopia’s central government and Tigray state is now set. We wrote in September that Abiy Ahmed has delivered neither democracy nor peace