US Expresses Grave Concern over Reports of Ethnic Cleansing in Tigray Region

┬áSource: The U.S. State Department issued a statement on 8 April 2022 titled “Reports of Mass Atrocities in Western Tigray.”

The United States reiterated its “grave concern over continuing reports of ethnically-motivated atrocities committed by Amhara authorities in western Tigray,” including reports described as “ethnic cleansing” by Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch.  

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