Media Highlights

Ethiopians dying, hungry and fearful in war-hit Tigray: agencies

Jan 19, 2021

Ethiopians in the war-scarred north are dying from lack of healthcare services, are suffering food and water shortages, and remain “terrified”, according to aid agencies finally accessing remoter parts of Tigray region.


Reuters Staff

‘Extreme urgent need’: Starvation haunts Ethiopia’s Tigray

Jan 16, 2021

From “emaciated” refugees to crops burned on the brink of harvest, starvation threatens the survivors of more than two months of fighting in Ethiopia’s Tigray region.

The Associated Press

Cara Anna

Ethiopia conflict: Outrage over damage to Tigray mosque

Jan 12, 2021

The conflict in Ethiopia’s northern Tigray region - pitting the Ethiopian and Eritrean armies against rebel Tigray forces since 4 November - has caused concern over its humanitarian toll, with tens of thousands of Ethiopians fleeing to neighbouring Sudan and allegations surfacing of violent crimes against civilians.

Middle East Eye

Zecharias Zelalem

Satellite Images Show Ethiopia Carnage as Conflict Continues

Jan 8, 2021

Satellite images show the destruction of United Nations’ facilities, a health-care unit, a high school and houses at two camps sheltering Eritrean refugees in Tigray, northern Ethiopia, belying government claims that the conflict in the dissident region is largely over.


Samuel Gebre

UN fears ‘massive’ COVID transmission in Ethiopia’s Tigray

Jan 7, 2021

The United Nations fears “massive community transmission” of COVID-19 in Ethiopia’s troubled Tigray region

The Associated Press

Cara Anna

Eritrea’s brutal shadow war in Ethiopia laid bare

Jan 7, 2021

New video backs extensive Telegraph reporting that points towards egregious abuses, including massacres and pillaging

The Telegraph

Zecharias Zelalem, Will Brown