Aid workers are concerned about a potential new wave of atrocities as Ethiopian and Eritrean forces withdraw from Tigray.
Category: Amnesty International
The announcement comes amid mounting international condemnation of atrocities in Tigray, and days after an American presidential envoy visited Ethiopia’s prime minister.
Accounts of atrocities keep coming in as the wounded flee to the regional capital, Mekelle, where Tigrayans say they are being winnowed for their leaders’ rebellion.
A confidential U.S. government report found that people in Tigray are being driven from their homes in a war begun by Ethiopia, an American ally — posing President Biden’s first major test in Africa.
In a first, six nongovernmental organizations are taking legal steps to force an overhaul of the country’s policing.