World News

Ethiopia’s Tigray conflict: Concerns grow over ‘extreme brutality’ as report states war crimes may have been committed

A much-anticipated assessment of human rights violations and atrocities committed in the war in northern Ethiopia is likely to intensify concerns now centring on an increasingly intractable conflict. The UN human rights chief, Michelle Bachelet, used the phrase “extreme brutality” to describe horrifying incidents during the year-long war in the region of Tigray. A joint […]

World News

Ethiopia’s conflict in Tigray: Women describe how rape is used as a weapon

In the Ethiopian city of Adigrat, the general hospital may be the only thing that actually works in a community which now lacks all government-run services. The health facility’s front door is firmly open and the wards are full. In fact, there are far more patients than beds, and we watched the staff treat gunshot […]