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Tigray crisis: ‘Genocidal war’ waged in Ethiopia region, says ex-leader

Ethiopian and Eritrean forces have waged a "devastating and genocidal war" in Ethiopia's Tigray region, the region's ousted leader has said.

Debretsion Gebremichael urged the international community to investigate the alleged atrocities.

  • BBC

The Ethiopian government said his claims were “unfounded”, and his forces were guilty of “horrendous crimes”.

Conflict broke out in November after Mr Debretsion’s forces captured Ethiopian government military bases in Tigray.

Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Abiy responded by ordering a ground and air offensive, which led to his troops capturing the…

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