Amnesty International calls on urgent help for survivors of sexual violence in Tigray
10 November 2022 | 5:41 am
Following the truce deal between Ethiopia's government and Tigray forces, the country looks ahead to peace and reconciliation. But as Amnesty International researcher Donatella Rovera warns, many women were subject to horrific attacks and not enough is being done to make sure they get justice.
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The capital of Tigray is in economic ruin and residents are plagued by hunger and disease. The recent peace deal signed by the federal government and Tigray rebels has brought hope to their despair.
The UN's health body says there are still "significant parts of the country" it cannot reach to provide vital medical aid. This was one of the terms of a peace deal that appears not to have halted the fighting entirely.
With a truce recently signed and a history of ethnic tensions, Ethiopia faces a myriad of challenges. As a result, Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed's government has embarked on a national dialogue hoping to silence the guns.
A delegation from Ethiopia's government is traveling to Tigray to oversee the implementation of last month's peace accord which seeks to end two years of fighting in the region.
The implementation of the peace agreement signed to end one of the "deadliest conflicts worldwide" has begun.
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