The Ethiopian army killed 15 people, and kicked their bodies down a cliff in Tigray, an investigation finds.
Talks between India and China have led to an agreement on disengagement on the north and south banks of the bitterly contested Pangong lake area.
UN’s special representative on sexual violence in conflict says she is greatly concerned by allegations, including “a high number of alleged rapes” in Tigrayan capital Mekele, with evidence of abuse as a weapon of war coming in via the clinics.
Many of the hospitals in Ethiopia’s conflict-hit Tigray region have been under struck by artillery during the two months of fighting, according to the first humanitarian assessment of the devastation.
Fighting between federal troops and militia of local political party erupted in northern Tigray region in November with about half of displaced fleeing after their homes were burned down.
Some 2.3 million children in Ethiopia’s Tigray region are unable to receive humanitarian assistance, according to the United Nations Children’s Fund.
Interim Administration Executive Officer of the Ethiopia's Tigray region says individuals who remain in possession of weapons will face justice.
Ethiopia's rejection comes amid international calls for more transparency into the month-long fighting between Ethiopian forces and those of the fugitive Tigray regional government.
Humanitarian officials say the crisis in the Tigray region of 6 million people remains critical, with medical supplies running low, including those needed to fight the coronavirus pandemic.
UN refugee chief Filippo Grandi has urged Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Abiy to address reports of abduction of some of the 100,000 Eritrean refugees near Tigray border.
Federal government has said its troops have seized Adigrat town, a distance of 120 kilometres from the Tigrayan capital of Mekelle. Government forces had earlier taken control of the towns of Axum and Adwa,
Aid agencies are racing to scale up the humanitarian response in remote areas of eastern Sudan, where more than 30,000 people fleeing the fighting have arrived in under two weeks.
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