Showing posts with label Tigray. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Tigray. Show all posts

Tuesday, 22 December 2020

Tigray: Hundreds of civilians reported killed in artillery strikes, warns UN rights chief




The appeal by the High Commissioner for Human Rights follows seven weeks of conflict in northern Ethiopia between central Government soldiers and Tigray People’s Liberation Front (TPLF) forces that have displaced tens of thousands. “Fighting is said to be continuing, particularly in some areas of north, central and southern Tigray”, Ms. Bachelet said in a statement, highlighting how the lack of overall humanitarian access and ongoing communications blackout in many areas had continued to raise concerns about civilians. 
Artillery strikes