The war in Tigray has comprehensively dismantled the region’s economy and food systems.
- Employee of the Month April 2021: The War on Disease April 15, 2021During a pandemic of an infectious microbe, the idea that we are at ‘war’ with an ‘invisible enemy’ or ‘invader’ is pervasive. It’s a routine figure of speech for politicians and commentators, even some public health officials. Echoing the elaborate metaphor used for the body’s immune system’s response to an unfamiliar bacterium or virus, the […]Alex DeWaal
- Eyewitness to Atrocities in Axum April 12, 2021This transcript provides testimony from Eyewitness A, a woman originally from Axum, a small city in Tigray, Ethiopia. She had moved to the US many years ago, and returned to visit family in Fall 2020. She was in Axum when Eritrean forces invaded and became an eyewitness to atrocities. The post Eyewitness to Atrocities in […]Bridget Conley
A podcast interview with WPF Senior Fellow Mulugeta Gebrehiwot Berhe in which he speaks with Alex de Waal about the war in Tigray.
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'Ireland must speak up for the starving in Tigray'
As the world’s newest humanitarian catastrophe has been unfolding, Tigrayans have been starving in silence.