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Ethiopia: Top UN official visits mass grave in the north

Ethiopia: Top UN official visits mass grave in the north

UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed has visited areas affected by the civil war between government and allied forces and Tigray rebels in Ethiopia’s Amhara region, the BBC reports. Ms Mohammed on Sunday visited a mass grave and the state broadcaster Fana tweeted photos: #Ethiopia: #UN Deputy Secretary-General witnesses mass grave, …

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Ethiopia: HRW accuses Tigrayan forces of summarily killing civilians

HRW accuses Tigrayan forces of summarily killing civilians

Human Rights Watch (HRW) has accused the Tigrayan rebels of summarily killing dozens of civilians in “apparent war crimes” in two towns they controlled in Ethiopia’s Amhara region. “Tigrayan forces showed brutal disregard for human life and the laws of war by executing people in their custody,” said Lama Fakih, …

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