War crimes accusations in Tigray: "We demand an investigation under the auspices of the UN" (Amnesty)
A fighter on the border of Tigray, Ethiopia, with Eritrea, November 22, 2020. EDUARDO SOTERAS AFP
By: Jean-Baptiste Marot Follow
In a report made public on Friday, the NGO Amnesty International accuses the Eritrean army of having massacred "hundreds of civilians" in November 2020 in Tigray, a region of northern Ethiopia where it was fighting the rebels alongside the forces. national.
The NGO bases its claims on testimonies from survivors - refugees in neighboring Sudan or reached by telephone - and on satellite images of the city of Aksum, an ancient and holy city in northern Tigray.
Explanations from Jean-Baptiste Gallopin, consultant to Amnesty International's crisis response unit.
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