Horror of 50 bodies in Ethiopian river fuels push for humanitarian corridor

Pro-Tigray protesters

Ethiopians from the Tigray region hold placards while they gather and protest outside the Department of International Relations and Cooperation (DIRCO) in Pretoria, South Africa, on November 25, 2020.

Photo credit: Phill Magakoe | AFP

What you need to know:

  • Since the war began, Ethiopian, Eritrean and allied militia have faced accusations of atrocities, which they have denied.

Washington’s aid chief Samantha Power is expected in Addis Ababa on Tuesday to push for a special corridor for humanitarian assistance to civilians in the troubled Tigray region by one of Ethiopia’s biggest donors.

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