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  • now the UN's rights commission has called for a full inquiry into possible war crimes in Ethiopia after reports emerged of a massacre of civilians in the Tigre region.

  • Eye witnesses blamed to ground forces loyal to the northern Regions TPLF party but they've denied this.

  • They accused the government soldiers of killing civilians in air raids.

  • The U.

  • N also warned of a growing refugee crisis, saying 4000 civilians had fled over the Sudanese border in a single day.

  • The Ethiopian government has issued arrest warrants for senior officials in Tigre.

  • Our correspondent Cal Catania Bell tell, gave me this update from Addis Ababa.

  • We came to know about these thes killings from a report by the rights group Amnesty International.

  • It calls what happened in the northern state off to grow in a place called my Condra a massacre.

  • It says that scores and possibly hundreds were killed.

  • I'm just internationally saying that they have confirmed those people that are killed.

  • We're not fighters they were civilians on, but it seems that a number of them were killed there.

  • We wouldn't independently confirm or verify what's behind there and but what they're saying, what the amnesty people are saying is some of the eye witnesses that they talk to accused that the Grand People's Liberation Front, the TPLF, that's engaged in fighting with the federal government.

  • The people left while when thes allegations began circulating.

  • Uh rejected this accusation.

  • They said they denied it on.

  • Now we hear that the U.

  • N is calling for investigation, but we're understanding that this is just one off the many.

  • The many atrocities that we're hearing since the conflict began in Ethiopia's northern most state, Calculon Ubell tell there from the Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa bus.

now the UN's rights commission has called for a full inquiry into possible war crimes in Ethiopia after reports emerged of a massacre of civilians in the Tigre region.

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    林宜悉 posted on 2020/11/13
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