A government spokesman told The Associated Press that 16 employees were being held in Addis Ababa on Tuesday because of their “participation in terror” under the new state of emergency as the country’s yearlong war escalates. All the detained staffers are ethnic Tigrayan, who have faced widespread detentions since the state of emergency was declared.
Fighters from Ethiopia’s Tigray region have gang-raped and abused women in neighbouring Amhara region, rights group Amnesty International said on Wednesday.
The United Nations says Ethiopian authorities have detained some 70 truck drivers contracted to aid groups since the government declared a state of emergency amid the country’s escalating war.
What people are saying?
Wogenie Asefa They are the ones transporting arms and terrorists in the conflict zone. They intact left more than 400 trucks there. By the way they acted according to the evil plan conspired the employer; the so called world food program. The costs of the trucks were paid off by thesame.
Mickias Kidane They were arrested because they deliberately left the vans at the hands of the terrorist TPLF army, which in turn used the lorries to transport soldiers and weapons.