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The New York Times




Famine Looms in Ethiopia’s War-Ravaged Tigray Region, U.N. Says - May 26, 2021 NYT

The top humanitarian official at the United Nations warned that parts of Tigray are one step from famine, as the government hinders relief shipments.


As Ethiopia Fights in Tigray Region, a Crackdown on Journalists - May 13, 2021 NYT

Authorities have detained journalists without charges and revoked the accreditation of a reporter for The New York Times.


Eritrean Troops Continue to Commit Atrocities in Tigray, U.N. Says - Apr. 15, 2021 NYT

Despite a promise to leave, Eritrea’s troops remain in northern Ethiopia, aiding the Ethiopian government campaign there, a senior U.N. official told the Security Council. arts of Tigray region. “Even if we had shouted,” one woman said, “there was no one to listen.”


They Told Us Not to Resist’: Sexual Violence Pervades Ethiopia’s War - Apr. 1, 2021 NYT

Rape is being used as a weapon as fighting rages in remote parts of Tigray region. “Even if we had shouted,” one woman said, “there was no one to listen.”


Fear and Hostility Simmer as Ethiopia’s Military Keeps Hold on Tigray - Published Mar. 11, 2021 - Updated Apr. 1, 2021 NYT

Accounts of atrocities keep coming in as the wounded flee to the regional capital, Mekelle, where Tigrayans say they are being winnowed for their leaders’ rebellion.


As War Goes On in Ethiopia, Ethnic Harassment Is on the Rise - Published Dec. 12, 2020 - Updated Feb. 26, 2021 NYT

Ethnic Tigray people all over the country report an increase in discrimination and abuse from the authorities.


Refugees Come Under Fire as Old Foes Fight in Concert in Ethiopia - Published Dec. 29, 2020 NYT

Forces from neighboring Eritrea have joined the war in northern Ethiopia, and have rampaged through refugee camps committing human rights violations, officials and witnesses say.


Fleeing Ethiopians Tell of Ethnic Massacres in Tigray War - Published Dec. 09, 2020 NYT

Tens of thousands have sought safety in Sudan, where they gave accounts to Times journalists of a devastating and complex conflict that threatens Ethiopia’s stability.


Fleeing Ethiopians Tell of Ethnic Massacres in Tigray War - Published Dec. 09, 2020 NYT

Tens of thousands have sought safety in Sudan, where they gave accounts to Times journalists of a devastating and complex conflict that threatens Ethiopia’s stability.


Why Is Ethiopia at War With Itself? - Published Nov 05, 2020 NYT

What led Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed to conduct a military campaign in the Tigray region, and what are the potential consequences for Ethiopia and the Horn of Africa?