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Ethiopia’s Tigray conflict: Amnesty International accuses all parties of abuses

By France24
01 November 2022   |   10:34 am
Every party involved in the war in northern Ethiopia has committed crimes against humanity, Amnesty International said on Wednesday, calling for a probe into abuses in the nearly two-year conflict.

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