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The purpose of the Integrated food security Phase Classification (IPC) and FEWS NET is to provide real time warnings. They have done their job in Gaza and many other places.

As I wrote in my recent piece in the Guardian, we should not have to wait to count the graves of children […]

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It is now fifteen months since the Federal Government of Ethiopia and the Tigray People’s Liberation Front signed the ‘Agreement for Lasting Peace through a Permanent Cessation of Hostilities’ in Pretoria, South Africa. It is fourteen months since they signed the Nairobi Declaration on the modalities for its implementation.

In a

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Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed is at war with the Amhara and Oromo and he is beating the drums for a new war with Eritrea. He is talking publicly about Ethiopia’s greatness  by taking a seaport by force of arms. Abiy’s public rhetoric and the repeated press statements of his generals, ‘we are preparing […]

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Three years after the Ethio-Eritrean war against Tigray was launched, and one year after the Pretoria Permanent Cessation of Hostilities Agreement brought active conflict to an end, there are rumors of a new war. Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has been speaking about Ethiopia’s need for a port, and he is threatening to invade Eritrea.

Despite […]

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Alex de Waal & Chidi Odinkalu

The governments of the western world have decided that they don’t care about the human rights of Ethiopians. Or, perhaps, that there are things more important than an independent, impartial, international process of investigating violations and pressing for accountability.

On October 4, the United Nations International Commission of […]

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There is an urgent need to assist former Tigrayan combatants return to civilian life. This demands a relief program. It should not be confused with disarmament demobilization and reintegration (DDR). Today, we published a new report explaining why this is so.

Emerging from the Permanent Cessation of Hostilities agreement between the […]

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