Saturday, February 24, 2024

Tag: Tigray

Ethiopian Diaspora asked for US military intervention in Tigray, says Congresswoman Bass

The United States Congress member and Chair of the House Foreign Affairs Sub Committee on Africa, Karen Bass said that she met the Ethiopian Diaspora on Saturday [July 17, 2021], who asked her why the US has not yet sent its military to resolve the crisis in Ethiopia’s northern province.

Trade bureau closes hundreds of businesses

The Addis Ababa City Administration admitted it has temporarily closed down hundreds of nightclubs, hotels and businesses for allegedly playing music that embarrasses the Ethiopian National Defense Force (ENDF) and for stampeding on the Ethiopian national flag.

EHRC calls for civilian protection

The Ethiopian Human Rights Commission (EHRC) urged the protection of civilians after receiving information of killings targeting them in the pretext of conflict.

“Unilateral ceasefire will help avert sanctions and human catastrophe” MoFA

The implementation of the unilateral ceasefire in Tigray will play a key role in averting the latest travel ban by the US government, which targets senior officials of the government, and curtail human catastrophe in the region, spokesperson of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA), Dina Mufti (Amb.) indicated.

ENDF dismisses reports that TPLF controlled places

ENDF dismissed media reports that the Tigray People’s Liberation Front (TPLF) had taken control of different places in Tigray at a media briefing on Thursday.