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HRW accuses Tigrayan, Eritrean forces of raping and killing refugees


An international rights organization has accused the Eritrean soldiers and Tigrayan militias of raping, detaining and killing Eritrean refugees in Ethiopia’s northern region of Tigray. Human Rights Watch’s report detailed attacks around two camps in Tigray, where local forces have battled the Ethiopian government and their Eritrean allies since November …

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Ethiopia ‘indiscriminately shelled towns in Tigray’, said HRW


Human Rights Watch has accused the Ethiopian military of indiscriminately shelling urban centres during the conflict in the northern region of Tigray last November. The US-based group said the attacks violated the “laws of war” and urged the government to investigate. The government has not immediately reacted to the accusations …

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