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CRIMES AGAINST HUMANITY AND ETHNIC CLEANSING IN ETHIOPIA’S WESTERN TIGRAY ZONE

Tigrayans in the disputed Western Tigray Zone of Ethiopia have experienced a relentless campaign of ethnic cleansing by security forces from the neighbouring Amhara region and their allies. The campaign of killings, rape, mass detentions, and forcible transfers amounts to war crimes and crimes against humanity. The Ethiopian government needs to call on security forces

HRW: Using Courts to Crush Dissent in Ethiopia

HRW– For the past six months, thousands of people have taken to the streets in Ethiopia’s largest region, Oromia, to protest alleged abuses by their government. The protests, unprecedented in recent years, have seen Ethiopia’s security forces use lethal force against largely peaceful protesters, killing hundreds and arresting tens of thousands more. The government is