As Ethiopia's conflict rages, ethnic targeting turns deadly
Racial Amharas killed in NAIROBI, Kenya (AP).
Arrested, concealed, or shut out of the planet Ethnic Tigrayans.
The lethal violence in Ethiopia is expanding outside their northern territory of Tigray, rendering identification a death threat.
A story that on a single town streets on Monday night, hundreds of citizens, maybe centuries, were "hacked up to death" has already stirred up volatile tensions.
Amnesty International verified murders by photographs and testimony and advises of future war crimes by the United Nations.
According to a man who helped clear bodies and looked at identification documents, several of the deceased were ethnic Amharas.
Ethiopian Premier Abiy Ahmed accused him of the massacre of the powers loyal to the Tigray area, which his government considers unlawful after a long month's crash on the grounds that it had not verified who carried out the killings late Thursday.
The federal government plans to detain the provincial representatives and substitute them.
The Peace Prize winner last year accused the Regional Government of the "continuing hatred and fear of propaganda" on Thursday night.
While the accusation coupled with the deterioration of communications with the area of Tigray and the increasing rumors of the targeting of the Tigray citizens are generally troubling Abiy is refusing demands for a dialog and de-escalation.
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In a harshly worded statement the Genocide Prevention Oficine denounced the allegations in Ethiopia, including hatred and incitement to abuse, of "targeted assaults against civilians based on race or faith."
It calls for ethnic conflict in Ethiopia "to be alarming in the past two years" and points out a dangerous path that increases the risk of genocide, war crimes, ethnic cleansing and crimes against humanity."
More than a week of federal government statements accusing the Tigray Regional Government of the war, the Tigray People's Liberation Front and the TPLF of its counter-related allegations on November 4, were published on Monday's massacre in Mai Kadra in the area of Tigray.
The contact and transport connections in Tigray remain almost entirely shut down, rendering it impossible to check all the claims on either side: the federal administration has warned journalists that the incidents are not recorded properly."
Muthoki Mumo said in a statement, with the Defending Journalists Committee, "At least two Journalists have been arrested in connection with their work, including Tigray, and continue to be detained without formal charges."
The study is disputed and endangered by Ethnic Tigrayan.
According to a memo dated Wednesday and seen by the AP, the African Union headquartered in Ethiopia dismissed its ethnic Tigrayan security chief.
The AP told one ethnic Tigrayan in the capital, Addis Abeba, on Thursday:"We do not go to the office, because they could arrest us too."
"In fact, I'm in hiding."
In the Ethiopian diaspora, concerns have spread.
Mekonnen Gebreslasie Gebrehiwot, university investigator from his home in Belgium, identified his efforts to communicate with members of his family in Addis Abeba to meet his mum and others in the Tigray region.
He told his relatives in the city, "They don't want to pick up their phones."
"They believe their phones would be tracked, I try to speak to them about the case.
And then you inform him separately saying you are worried. You reply, 'We good, we fine, call us later.'
"I am really afraid that this could lead to the Tigrayans being ethnically attacked," said Mekonnen, chief of an ethnic Tigrayan association.
"This is genuinely terrifying because they invite citizens all over the world to come out and prove the strange assaults the TPLF has committed.
This is a warning for me about what is next." For me.
In the United States, Teodro Fikremariam, an Ethiopian writer whose family left Ethiopia decades before, saw a paper and immediately published and rendered an appeal. During the bloodshed of the regime of Derg.
"The fault is not what the report assigns," he wrote.
"The people who support Abiy Ahmed and those who support the TPLF have easily grasped this article to manipulate theories that support their agenda; the fight has been combated in the social media almost as much as it does in Tigray."."
He said the airwaves "are full of selective indignation which is biased by the prism of ethnic affiliation."
He denounced the TPLF and told the AP in a letter that All efforts must be made by the government of Ethiopia to ensure that the fight against the TPLF does not represent a fight against the whole population."
With the questions posed, in the alert about the Ethiopian crisis and its pleas for peace, the international community has started to highlight the danger of ethnic attacks.
"In Ethiopia, ethnically targeting initiatives, speeches of hatred and accusations of massacres are extremely worrisome.
Ethiopia is being demonized as a violent and deadly cycle," said EU foreign relations head Josep Borrell in a declaration.
The chief of human rights, Michelle Bachelet, cautioned of Ethiopian situation which could completely out of control spiral and lead to heavy casualties and destruction."
After seeing with wonder two years ago, Ethiopia transformed with the dramatically reformed democratic structures Abiy the Nobel earned, some fellow Africans voiced their alarm.
Observers have been reporting that these changes have slipped for months.
In a warning, Tanzanian opposition leader Zitto Kabwe referred to the history of Ethiopia.
"Abiy Ahmed Ali's mistake in Tigray was Mengistu's error and the Derg made the war in Eritrea in November 1974," he twisted.
'The German federal government celebrates a shorter win, but that could be the start of Ethiopia's end, as we do realize – BALKANIZATION.'