Ethiopia’s state-backed Amhara region security forces are attacking people in their own region. The resulting violence has displaced thousands.
“They Started Burning the Homes”: Ethiopians Say Their Towns Are Being Razed in Ethnic Cleansing Campaign
Survivor testimony and satellite imagery in Ethiopia’s Tigray region provide evidence of wide-ranging destruction by Eritrean soldiers.
Amnesty International has published satellite images that appear to show evidence of heavy shelling and mass burial sites in Axum following the reported massacre.
Evidence suggests corruption and police complicity led to the escape of a notorious smuggler accused of transporting, extorting, and imprisoning thousands of migrants.
Satellite photos show military actors at the camps right after they were razed; the damage is far more extensive than previously reported.
It comes as minutes seen by VICE World News reveal NGOs fear hundreds of thousands of people are at risk of starvation unless aid agencies are given access to the region.
Refugees tell VICE World News stories of government-aligned militias checking IDs to identify ethnic Tigrayans, as border tensions between Sudan and Ethiopia rise.
The takeover happened last week; hundreds of refugees who escaped violence in Tigray and were staying at the center have since been sent back.
Photos show what life is like in the camps where hundreds of thousands of refugees have brought nothing with them except shocking stories of violence.
Government troops took the Tigrayan regional capital of Mekelle this weekend with little opposition. But the conflict could continue as an insurgency.
As a deadline to surrender expires, regional leaders in Tigray have vowed a fight to the death.
Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has given the Tigray regional forces a 72-hour ultimatum to surrender. So far they haven’t.