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G7 foreign ministers call for ‘swift’ pullout of Eritrean troops from Tigray - Apr 02, 2021 France 24

The G7 group of leading economic powers on Friday called for a “swift, unconditional and verifiable” withdrawal of Eritrean troops from Ethiopia’s conflict-hit northern Tigray region.


‘You don’t belong’: Land dispute drives new exodus in Ethiopia’s Tigray - Mar 30, 2021 France 24

The dusty buses keep coming, dozens a day, mattresses, chairs and baskets piled on top. They stop at schools hurriedly turned into camps, disgorging families who describe fleeing from ethnic Amhara militia in Ethiopia’s Tigray region. Four months after the Ethiopian government declared victory over the rebellious Tigray People’s Liberation Front (TPLF), tens of thousands of Tigrayans are again being driven from their homes.


In Ethiopia’s Tigray region, civilians bear brunt of conflict - Mar 26, 2021 France 24

For more than four months now, in northern Ethiopia, a conflict has been unfolding almost behind closed doors. The Ethiopian authorities have only just admitted the presence of Eritrean troops, who have fought alongside them in the Tigray region. Those troops are now accused of having committed a series of atrocities: mass murder, rape and summary executions.


Ethiopian PM says war crimes committed in Tigray conflict - Mar 26, 2021 France 24

Eritrea has agreed to withdraw troops from Ethiopian territory along their common border, Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed said on Friday, days after acknowledging that Eritrean forces had entered Ethiopia’s Tigray region during an almost five-month war. The Ethiopian prime minister also said war crimes had been committed during the conflict, but did not say by which side.


In Ethiopia’s Tigray region, civilians bear brunt of conflict - Mar 26, 2021 France 24

For more than four months now, in northern Ethiopia, a conflict has been unfolding almost behind closed doors. The Ethiopian authorities have only just admitted the presence of Eritrean troops, who have fought alongside them in the Tigray region. Those troops are now accused of having committed a series of atrocities: mass murder, rape and summary executions. Our correspondent Maria Gerth-Niculescu was given access to the region, where she was able to meet some of the survivors.


US condemns ‘ethnic cleansing’ in Ethiopia’s Tigray region - Mar 11, 2021 France 24

The United States says the conflict in the Tigray region of Ethiopia amounts to “ethnic cleansing”. Our Observers team bring us a special report on the fighting.


UN alleges war crimes in Ethiopia’s Tigray region - Mar 04, 2021 France 24

UN leaders allege possible crimes against humanity in Ethiopia’s Tigray region, including by Eritrean troops. They urged a pullout by the neighbouring country, which denies involvement. The UN also warned of potentially catastrophic hunger as it pleaded for urgent humanitarian access.


Analysis of Tigray massacre video raises questions for Ethiopian Army - Feb 26, 2021 France 24

Eritrean troops killed hundreds of civilians in Ethiopia’s Tigray, Amnesty says Eritrean soldiers fighting across the border in Ethiopia’s northern Tigray region killed hundreds of people in a massacre last year in a likely crime against humanity, Amnesty International said Friday.


G7 foreign ministers call for ‘swift’ pullout of Eritrean troops from Tigray - Feb 04, 2021 France 24

The G7 group of leading economic powers on Friday called for a “swift, unconditional and verifiable” withdrawal of Eritrean troops from Ethiopia’s conflict-hit northern Tigray region.


Ethiopia: Tigray opposition parties estimate over 50,000 civilian deaths - Feb 02, 2021 France 24

A trio of opposition parties in Ethiopia’s embattled Tigray region estimate that more than 50,000 civilians have been killed in the three-month conflict. They urge the international community to intervene before a “humanitarian disaster of biblical proportion will become a gruesome reality”.


Ethiopia’s Tigray conflict: UN calls forced return of Eritrean refugees ‘disturbing’ - Dec 11, 2020 France 24

The United Nations has sounded the alarm over reports that Eritrean refugees are being forcibly returned to the Tigray region by the government. This comes after weeks of fighting in the region that is thought to have killed thousands of people, including four aid workers.


Food, medical supplies blocked as fighting rages in Ethiopia’s Tigray, UN warns - Dec 11, 2020 France 24

Aid agencies are unable to restock food, health and other emergency supplies in Ethiopia’s northern Tigray region, where federal troops are fighting with local forces, the United Nations warned on Thursday.


Ethiopia warns civilians of ‘no mercy’ in Tigray offensive - Nov 23, 2020 France 24

Ethiopia’s military is warning civilians in the besieged Tigray regional capital that there will be “no mercy” if they don’t “save themselves” before a final offensive to flush out defiant regional leaders — a threat that Human Rights Watch on Sunday said could violate international law.


UN says massacre in northern Ethiopia may amount to war crimes - Nov 13, 2020 France 24

The UN says Monday’s massacre in northern Ethiopia could amount to war crimes, this as thousands flee the violence and head into neighbouring Sudan.


Tigray conflict: War crime feared in Ethiopia - Nov 13, 2020 France 24

Analysis of Tigray massacre video raises questions for Ethiopian Army


Thousands fleeing fighting in Ethiopia’s Tigray region cross into Sudan - Nov 10, 2020 France 24

Refugees fled to Sudan on Tuesday and the African Union appealed for a ceasefire in a north Ethiopian region where Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed is waging a military offensive against local leaders defiant of his authority.


Ethiopia takes steps to remove leadership of defiant Tigray region - Nov 07, 2020 France 24

Ethiopia moved Saturday to replace the leadership in the country’s northern Tigray region, where clashes between regional forces and those of the federal government have led to fears that a major African power could slide into civil war. Neither side appeared to welcome the dialogue that experts say is needed to avert disaster.