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It's been 6 months since armed conflict began in Tigray. Here's what you need to know about the horrific human rights violations that are occurring in the region.

A priest from the Catholic Eparchy of Adigrat in Ethiopia’s northern region of Tigray says killings, abductions and rape are still occurring there, reports @Nzwili  #Tigray 

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The Ethiopian government has sought to squelch critical coverage of the war in the Tigray region by arresting and detaining journalists, and revoking the credentials of a reporter for The New York Times.

"Thousands of women and girls are being targeted by the deliberate tactic of using rape as a weapon in the civil war" in Ethiopia's Tigray region. Rape is happening "wherever there are Eritrean or Ethiopian troops."

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UN confirms military forces are blocking aid in Ethiopia's Tigray region, after an exclusive CNN investigation revealed that Eritrean troops were coordinating with Ethiopian forces to cut off critical aid routes.

The top Republican on the House Foreign Affairs Committee is calling on the Biden administration to enact sanctions in response to the ongoing human rights abuses in the Tigray region of Ethiopia

The top Republican on the House Foreign Affairs Committee is calling on the Biden administration to enact sanctions in response to the ongoing human rights abuses in the Tigray region of Ethiopia

As Ethiopia Fights in Tigray Region, a Crackdown on Journalists

UN confirms military forces blocking aid in Ethiopia's Tigray region following CNN investigation

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It's been six months since armed conflict began in Ethiopia's Tigray region - African and other world leaders must urgently do more to stem the horrific human rights violations that are occurring. Here's what you need to know and why you should care.

“More has to be done” by the U.S. and its allies to address atrocities in the Tigray region, including systemic gang rapes of young girls, @USAmbUN  says. "We have to make sure that the victims hear our voices, but also the perpetrators know that we are concerned."

This week's trending rights tweets: Myanmar's "battle field" when only security forces have guns, a massacre and humanitarian crisis in Ethiopia's Tigray region, ten years of repression since Syria's protests, stopping hate crimes toward Asian-Americans.

People in Ethiopia’s Tigray region have told Al Jazeera that civilians were tortured and killed by Eritrean soldiers last year. Eritrea has called the allegations “preposterous”. Read more:

A months-long military conflict in Ethiopia’s northern Tigray region has descended into ethnic cleansing, says CNN senior correspondent @NimaCNN . “Many people believe that it is now genocidal.”

Heartbreaking accounts from victims reveal how rape is used as a weapon of war in the Tigray region of Ethiopia@NimaCNN  reports

They thought a holy festival would bring respite from weeks of conflict. But it was the start of a three-day killing spree in Ethiopia's Tigray region, CNN's @NimaCNN  reports.

I am deeply concerned about the ongoing humanitarian crisis in Ethiopia’s Tigray region and the growing reports of crimes against civilians. The Ethiopian government must help end the violence and allow humanitarian workers, human rights monitors, and journalists full access.

This week's trending rights tweets: Myanmar's murderous junta, atrocities in Ethiopia's Tigray region, Philippine forces target activists, Iran again using foreign nationals as bargaining chips.

Breaking News: A confidential U.S. report found that Ethiopian officials and militia fighters are leading an ethnic cleansing campaign in the war-torn Tigray region.

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