On Thursday, the United States president, Joe Biden, had a phone call chat with the Kenyan president over the Ethiopia conflicts. A confirmation from the white house highlights the president’s concern over the human rights violations in the Tigray region. The discussion encompassed a discussion on the way forward concerning the solution to the crisis. The phone call’s main agenda is to prevent the ongoing loss of life and improve access to humanitarian services. Ethiopia has turned out to be a war zone due to political differences as well as ethnicity.
Ethiopia Tigray conflicts
On November 4th, the Tigray region and Ethiopia military launched a war that has persisted for the longest time. Apparently, the Tigray region’s defiant government is not conversant with the Ethiopian government, which Prime minister Abiy Ahmed leads. The northern region leg by the party Tigray people`s Liberation Front (TPLF).
The leadership of the dominant TPLF has been in disarray following the dawn of Abiy`s leadership. The disagreements have resulted in a major crisis, with Abiy launching a military attack on the region. The Tigray people retaliated with a war that has had a toll on many Ethiopians. Up until recently, ethnic conflicts.
Human rights crisis in Ethiopia
Thousands have people have lost their lives. At one point, there was a food crisis ongoing in the country. Sexual violence among sexual slavery has been rampant. Massacres from different rebel groups have resulted in thousands of deaths during the war. Just when Prime Minister Abiy thought to end the Tigray conflicts, an inter-ethnic wrangle is on the surge.
Ethiopia continues to battle with the problem of ethnicity among its community members. The recent attacks in the Benishangul-Gumuz region and Amhara. The Metekel region also suffers from the inter-ethnic wars of Ethiopian nationals. Many have sought refuge in neighboring Sudan.