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Amhara Regional State

By Siyanne Mekonnen @Siyaanne Addis Abeba, December 28/2020 – Dessalegn Tasew, the administrator of West Gondar Zone, Amhara regional state, has issued a statement yesterday regarding the ongoing border conflict between Ethiopia and Sudan. Dessaelegn has accused Sudanese forces of occupying large swaths land, looting and killing of civilians. This …

By Siyanne Mekonnen @Siyaanne and Mahlet Fasil @MahletFasil Addis Abeba, December 23/2020 – Disturbing eyewitness reports are reaching Addis Standard about overnight attacks which left “more than 90” people killed in Bekuji Kebelle, Bulen Wereda, Metekel Zone, in Benishangul Gumuz regional state. Reports coming since this morning indicate that civilians were …

Addis Abeba, December 18/2020 – Internally displaced persons (IDPs) and conflict-affected communities are in dire need of humanitarian and recovery assistance after weeks of conflict in the northern Ethiopian regional state of Tigray.    The scale-up of relief operations in Amhara follows the agreement for unimpeded humanitarian access that was reached …