Ethiopia’s Amhara region rejects charge of ‘ethnic cleansing’ in Tigray


Addis Ababa (AFP) March 11, 2021 ADDIS ABABA: Ethiopia’s Amhara area has denied that its forces have been engaged in “ethnic cleaning” in conflict-hit Tigray, at some point after US Secretary of State Antony Blinken used the phrase in public testimony. Earlier this week, Tigrayan officers accused Amhara forces of kicking 1000’s of individuals off land in western Tigray — part of the area that ethnic Amharas declare rightfully belongs to them. Showing earlier than Congress on Wednesday, Blinken stated “acts of ethnic cleaning” had been dedicated in western Tigray, calling for them to “cease” and for “full accountability.” In an interview,


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