EHRC on the News
Agence France-Presse on the EHRC report on violations of human rights and International humanitarian law in Afar and Amhara regions of Ethiopia
Strong commitment of all actors indispensable to obtain justice for victims and rehabilitation of areas affected by the conflict
የኢትዮጵያ ሰብአዊ መብቶች ኮሚሽን (ኢሰመኮ/ኮሚሽኑ) ከመስከረም እስከ ታኅሣሥ ወር 2014 ዓ.ም. ድረስ ባሰማራው የሰብአዊ መብቶች ምርመራ ቡድንና ተከታታይ የምርመራ ስልቶች በአፋርና አማራ ክልሎች ተስፋፍቶ በቆየው ጦርነት የተከሰቱ የሰብአዊ መብቶች ጥሰቶችን መርምሯል፡፡ ⬇️ ሙሉ ሪፖርቱ ያለ አባሪዎቹ ⬇️ የሪፖርቱ አባሪዎች ⬇️ የሪፖርቱ አንኳር ጉዳዮች ⬇️ Executive Summary
The JIT is committed to assist all stakeholders in the effective implementation of its recommendations
The report is an important step for accountability and justice for those affected.
The report covers the period from 3 November 2020, when the armed conflict began between the Ethiopian National Defence Force (ENDF), the Eritrean Defence Force (EDF), the Amhara Special Forces (ASF), the Amhara militia and Fano on one side, and the Tigrayan Special Forces (TSF), Tigrayan militia and other allied groups on the other, until 28 June 2021 when the Ethiopian Government declared a unilateral ceasefire.
Report covered period from 3 Nov 2020 to 28 June 2021; joint probe conducted from 16 May to 31 August 2021
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."
Food & cash shortages, high cost of available food & other basic supplies, & interruption of transportation services still affect region