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THE GUARDIAN | November 25, 2022
Starvation being used as a weapon of war in South Sudan, report reveals
“There’s a real hope that there may be a first-ever prosecution in either the South Sudan hybrid tribunal or an international court for the war crime of starvation, bringing a South Sudanese culprit to the dock,” said De Waal
by Sarah Johnson

BBC | November 3, 2022
Ethiopia civil war: Tigray truce a triumph for PM Abiy Ahmed
Foreign powers have hailed the truce signed by the Ethiopian government and Tigrayan leaders to end the brutal war in the north of the country and open up the flow of aid to those at risk of famine, but questions remain over whether it will succeed.
Alex de Waal

Tigray faces a new onslaught by Eritrean-Ethiopian forces
The US and EU must act urgently in support of Kenyatta to avert a possible genocide
Alex de Waal




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