There is one simple action that would transform humanitarian access and help provide civilian protection in Tigray. Switch the internet back on.Continue Reading →
The number one priority for the people of Tigray is a cessation of hostilities. It’s a precondition for everything else.
We are learning the likely extent of the humanitarian crisis, which is more severe than any in the country for more than 30 years. No significant humanitarian operation is possible without a cessation of hostilities.
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The war in Tigray, Ethiopia, is fought using words and silences as well as bullets and bombs. The warring parties have different strategies.
Eritrea’s strategy is silence.
There’s an apocryphal story from World War One about the editor of The Times of London, frustrated with the relentless censorship of news from the frontline, confronting a […]Continue Reading →
Eritrea has deployed most of its army in Tigray region of Ethiopia. This is no secret. At minimum, 12 divisions have been fighting inside Tigray.
At first, the United States gave Eritrea a free pass, expressing “thanks to Eritrea for not being provoked” into retaliating after a TPLF rocket attack on Asmara. […]Continue Reading →
This article, originally published by African Arguments on December 4, 2020, was written by Mesfin Hagos (founding member of the Eritrean People’s Liberation Front (EPLF) in the 1970s who served as Minister of Defense in the 1990s), who is the most authoritative voice on Eritrean military affairs. In it, he reveals the extent of […]Continue Reading →
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