Thousands of Eritrean refugees in Ethiopia have endured mass rights violations amidst the Tigray war and an information blackout. Here is my humble attempt to shed light on what happened during a terrifying three months of abuse.
At least 20 civilians have been killed and some 70,000 displaced as rebel forces from Ethiopia's northern Tigray region mount attacks on neighbouring Afar region, Ethiopian officials say.
The Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam has been at the centre of a regional dispute ever since Ethiopia broke ground on the project in 2011.
Spokesman for Tigray People's Liberation Front says they carried out operations against special forces and militia fighters from Oromia region, Ethiopia's largest, who were massing along the Tigray-Afar border.
Ethiopia's Tigray forces free 1,000 captured soldiers
Leader of the Tigray People's Liberation Front says the group still has 5,000 and that it will keep senior officers "who will face trial".
Amnesty says total number of Tigrayans arrested by Ethiopian authorities is likely to be in the hundreds, with the whereabouts of many unknown.
Tigray forces have seized Alamata, southern Tigray's main town, and advanced to region's west where fertile farmlands have long been contested.
Tigrayan rebel forces have launched a new offensive in the conflict-torn northern region of Ethiopia and claim to have seized a major town there.
Abiy Ahmed's Prosperity Party secures overwhelming majority in last month's poll, giving him popular mandate he has long coveted.
UN Security Council members back African Union mediation efforts between Ethiopia, Egypt and Sudan in a dispute over the operation of a giant hydropower dam on the Blue Nile in Ethiopia, urging the parties to resume talks.
Pro-TPLF forces are also seeking a UN probe into 'horrific crimes' carried out during the conflict and an international entity to oversee the implementation of any ceasefire deal should it be created.
Acting UN aid chief Ramesh Rajasingham says some 1.8 million people are on the brink of famine and 33,000 children are severely malnourished as brutal conflict grinds on in Tigray region.
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