Ethiopia’s Hard Road to Peace – The Country’s Problems Go Far Beyond Tigray
Ethiopia’s Hard Road to Peace
The Country’s Problems Go Far Beyond Tigray
By Jeffrey Feltman, December 26, 2022
Rape, extrajudicial killing, manmade famine, denial of medical aid and services, and expulsions described by U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken as “ethnic cleansing” are among the horrors of the brutal war that exploded in Ethiopia’s northern highlands in November 2020. Up to 600,000 people, mostly ethnic Tigrayans, are estimated to have died, the majority from starvation and disease. For close to two years, Western and regional powers wrung their hands but did little to halt the violence or prevent Africa’s second most populous state from disintegrating.
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