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Ethiopia’s Axum Findings Ignore Massacre of Civilians

By Human Rights Watch
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Click to expand Image Priest on his way to church in Axum, Tigray region, Ethiopia on January 25, 2011.  © 2011 Matjaz Krivic via Getty Images This week Ethiopia’s attorney general’s office released its findings into allegations of atrocities committed by Ethiopian and Eritrean forces in Tigray’s historic city of Axum in late November 2020. The press release stated that most of those killed were fighters who died in clashes with Eritrean troops, and not civilians. Human Rights Watch’s own reporting found that young civilian men, some armed, joined a small group of Tigray militia to ambush…


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