Ethiopia: Tigray Conflict Sets Off New Wave of Refugees in a Region Still Grappling With Earlier Crises


In early November Ethiopian prime minister Abiy Ahmed launched a military offensive against forces of the Tigray People’s Liberation Front in the northern Ethiopian region of Tigray.

This came after months of rising tensions between the front and the Abiy administration.

The conflict threatens to have wide implications for the region, which has been trying to manage unresolved refugee crises for over a decade. The fighting has already prompted tens of thousands of people to flee to safety, raising…


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