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'Look after my babies': In Ethiopia, a Tigray family's quest amid gunshots, ethnic violence
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'Look after my babies': In Ethiopia, a Tigray family's quest amid gunshots, ethnic violence

Five months after it began, the armed conflict in Ethiopia has turned into what witnesses describe as a campaign to destroy the Tigrayan minority. Thousands of families have been shattered, fleeing their homes, starved, murdered or still searching for each other across a region of some 6 million people.

Tigrayan refugees in Sudan bear scars, wounds of 'ethnic cleansing' at the hands of Ethiopian govt
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Tigrayan refugees in Sudan bear scars, wounds of 'ethnic cleansing' at the hands of Ethiopian govt

The Ethiopian government of Nobel Peace Prize winner Abiy Ahmed is accused of teaming up with Abiy's ethnic group — his mother was Amhara — and soldiers from neighbouring Eritrea, long an enemy of Tigray's now-fugitive leaders, to punish around 6 million people. Witnesses say they have split much of Tigray between them, with the Amhara in the west and Eritrean forces in the east.