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Addis Abeba, January 22/2020 – In a statement released on January 21, Pramila Patten, United Nations Special Representative of the Secretary-General on Sexual Violence in Conflict said she is “greatly concerned by serious allegations of sexual violence in the Tigray region of Ethiopia, including a high number of alleged rapes …

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 22/2020 – Please see the original link to the UN statement here Seven weeks after the conflict began in the Tigray region of Ethiopia, the continuing lack of overall humanitarian access, coupled with an ongoing communications blackout in many areas, raises increasing concerns about the situation of …