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Ethiopia’s Tigray conflict deepens ethnic rifts

By DW
12 December 2021   |   12:23 pm
After more than a year of war in Tigray, Ethiopia's ethnic divides now run deeper than ever. This will make it hard for the country to heal if peace ever comes.

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