Ethiopia: Investigative Report on Ethnic Killings at Mai Kadra

 Source: Reuters published on 7 June 2021 a lengthy investigative report titled “How Ethnic Killings Exploded from an Ethiopian Town” by Katharine Houreld, Michael Georgy, and Silvia Aloisi.  

This is an account of the ethnic violence that took place in mid-November 2020 at and around Mai Kadra in western Tigray Region.  The authors conclude there were two rounds of ethnic killings.  The first round was carried out by ethnic Tigrayans against Amhara who were living in Mai Kadra.  The second round constituted revenge killings of Tigrayans by Amhara.

Labels: Abiy AhmedAmharaAmhara militiaatrocitiesENDFEritreaEthiopialandMai KadrarefugeesSudanTigray RegionTigrayansTPLFwar crimes

Saturday, June 5, 2021