Al Jazeera, January 9th, 2022
Abiy Ahmed pardoned political prisoners and called for ‘national dialogue’, but air raids continue to kill civilians.
Reuters, January 9th, 2022
ADDIS ABABA, Jan 9 (Reuters) - The Tigray People's Liberation Front, the party that controls most of the northern Ethiopia region of Tigray, on Sunday accused Eritrea of attacking its troops.
Al Jazeera, December 24th, 2021
Federal troops ordered to maintain the areas they have won back recently from Tigrayan forces, government says.
Niamh Kennedy, Zeena Saifi and Larry Madowo, December 21st, 2021, CNN
The Ethiopian government has dismissed calls for a ceasefire from Tigrayan fighters in the north of the country, saying the olive branches it previously offered them have been rejected many times.
Al Jazeera, January 9th, 2022
Aid agencies have suspended their work in part of Ethiopia’s Tigray region after a deadly air attack on a camp for people displaced by the war, the United Nations’ emergency response agency has said.
Al Jazeera, January 8th, 2022
Aid workers and TPLF say 56 killed in air raid on camp for displaced people in Dedebit near border with Eritrea.
TIME, January 8th, 2022, Associated Press
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — An airstrike in Ethiopia’s embattled Tigray region has killed at least 56 people at a camp for displaced people, a spokesman for the Tigray forces said Saturday, as the country's war continues despite the government's talk of reconciliation.
Al Jazeera, January 7th, 2022
United Nations says attack on Mai Aini refugee camp also wounded four other refugees.
Reuters, January 8th, 2022
ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) - Ethiopia has freed several opposition leaders from prison, the state broadcaster reported on Friday, as the government said it would begin dialogue with political opponents after 14 months of war when thousands of people have been arrested.
Declan Walsh, January 8th, 2022, The New York Times
Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed declared the amnesty on Orthodox Christmas and offered to start a dialogue with some opponents after 14 months of war.
Edith M. Lederer, January 6th, 2022, Associated Press
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The United Nations warned Thursday that some U.N. agencies and aid groups will be forced to halt operations in Ethiopia’s embattled Tigray region if humanitarian supplies, fuel and cash are not delivered very soon.
Katharine Houreld and Giulia Paravicini, January 5th, 2022, Reuters
NAIROBI, Jan 5 (Reuters) - In the largest hospital in Ethiopia's Tigray region, a child wounded in an air strike bled to death after doctors ran out of gauze and intravenous fluids. A baby died because there were no fluids for dialysis.
Associated Press, December 23rd, 2021
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — An estimated 22 million Ethiopians will require humanitarian assistance in 2022, according to a United Nations report.
Human Rights Watch, January 5th, 2022
(Beirut) – Ethiopian authorities have arbitrarily detained, mistreated, and forcibly disappeared thousands of ethnic Tigrayans recently deported from Saudi Arabia, Human Rights Watch said today. Saudi Arabia should stop holding Tigrayans in abhorrent conditions and deporting them to Ethiopia, and instead help the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) to provide them with international protection.
Peter Apps, January 5th, 2022, Reuters
LONDON, Jan 5 (Reuters) - In the week before Christmas, Ethiopia suffered its worst air strikes since October, the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs has reported. Dozens of people were killed and many more were wounded in a particularly bloody week of a largely hidden conflict that says much about the changing face of war.
Reuters, December 30th, 2021
ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) - Ethiopia wants to pass a supplementary budget worth 122 billion birr ($2.5 billion) to help finance programmes to rebuild areas destroyed by war and provide humanitarian aid, the finance ministry said on Thursday.
Associated Press, December 29th, 2021
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Ethiopian lawmakers have approved a bill to establish a commission for national dialogue, amid international pressure for negotiations to end the 13-month conflict in the Tigray region.
Max Bearak, December 30th, 2021, The Washington Post
NAIROBI — Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed took a sizable risk when he chose her as the youngest minister in his cabinet: Filsan Abdi was an outspoken activist from the country’s marginalized Somali community with no government experience. She was just 28.