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UN Security Council Calls for More Aid Access to Ethiopia’s Tigray - Apr 22, 2021 VoA

Disturbing and horrifying reports have emerged from survivors coming out of Tigray of being raped and gang-raped by men, mostly in uniforms. A senior U.N. official said this week that it may be many months before the full scale and magnitude of atrocities being committed against women and girls in Tigray is known. Disturbing and horrifying reports have emerged from survivors coming out of Tigray of being raped and gang-raped by men, mostly in uniforms. A senior U.N. official said this week that it may be many months before the full scale and magnitude of atrocities being committed against women and girls in Tigray is known.


It May be ‘Many Months’ Before Full Scale of Tigray Rapes Known, UN Official Says - Apr 22, 2021 VoA

A senior United Nations official says that it may be many months before the full scale and magnitude of atrocities being committed against women and girls in Ethiopia’s Tigray region is known, as more reports of sexual violence emerge from the conflict zone.


UN: Hunger, Rape Rising in Ethiopia’s Tigray - Apr 15, 2021 VoA

The U.N. humanitarian chief warned Thursday that an already dire situation in Ethiopia’s northern Tigray region is getting worse five months into the conflict, with hunger and sexual violence rising and no sign of an Eritrean troop withdrawal


UN Security Council to Meet on Tigray - Apr 14, 2021 VoA

UNITED NATIONS - A new meeting of the United Nations Security Council on Tigray in Ethiopia, where fighting continues, will be held Thursday at the request of the United States, AFP learned Wednesday from diplomatic sources.


Ethiopia: Eritrean Troops Pulling Out of Tigray - Apr 03, 2021 VoA

It wasn’t clear how many Eritrean troops had left, and some in Tigray asserted that the Eritreans weren’t leaving at all. The region’s leaders have charged that Eritrean troops sometimes have dressed in Ethiopian military uniforms.


UNICEF Points to Continuing Crisis for Children in Tigray Region - Mar 19, 2021 VoA

As conflict escalates in the Tigray region of Ethiopia, UNICEF is underscoring the need for continual aid for affected children amid a worsening situation.

“Five months since the start of the conflict, a clearer picture is emerging of killings and sexual violence against women and children in Tigray. The reported murder of at least 20 children at Maryam Dengelat Church last November will continue to haunt families and communities,” said UNICEF Executive Director Henrietta Fore in a statement released Friday.


US Report Documents Atrocities, Ethnic Cleansing in Tigray, NY Times Says - Feb 28, 2021 VoA

An internal U.S. government report obtained by The New York Times says that Ethiopia is conducting “a systematic campaign of ethnic cleansing” under the cover of war in the Tigray region, an area largely controlled by Amhara militias in the northern part of the country.


Ethiopia Says Tigray Back to ‘Normalcy,’ but Witnesses See Disaster - Jan 30, 2021 VoA

Ethiopia’s government has privately told Biden administration staffers its embattled Tigray region has “returned to normalcy,” but new witness accounts describe terrified Tigray residents hiding in bullet-marked homes and a vast rural area where effects of the fighting and food shortages are yet unknown.