Reports state allegations of deliberate attacks against civilians including shelling, house to house searches & killings, looting & destruction of infrastructure
"The joint investigation by EHRC & UN Human Rights Office into alleged violations committed by all parties to the conflict in Tigray has concluded its field work & the team is currently analysing the full range of information collected."
The Ethiopian Human Rights Commission (EHRC) is alarmed by the discovery of a large number of bodies in Chenna Kebele, Dabat Woreda of Gondar on September 07, 2021.
The Commission has confirmed the identity of the members of the same family who were killed by a reported shelling by TPLF in Debre Tabor, South Gondar Zone on the afternoon of August 19, 2021.
Alleged attacks resulted in killing of hundreds of IDPs, including children sheltered in health facilities & schools in Afar's Galikoma kebele
Unlawful incidents and arrests which have intensified particularly since 29 June, 2021
Appointments in line with recently amended EHRC establishment Proclamation No. 1224/2020, followed public nomination process through independent nomination committee which included the participation of civil society representatives
EHRC calls for nationwide policies and efforts of recovery and rehabilitation of post-conflict areas to be child-centred
Incidents emanate from deep-rooted sociopolitical and institutional problems