One week ago, on 24 March, Ethiopia’s government declared a unilateral humanitarian truce, raising hopes that there could be a peaceful resolution ... to its 17 month-long civil war with the Tigray People’s Liberation Front (TPLF).
Ethiopia: Despite truce, no aid has entered Tigray where residents are ‘being pushed to the very edge’
It's been just over a week since Ethiopia declared an immediate "humanitarian truce" in Tigray. However, no aid has entered the region that has ... essentially been cut off from the rest of the country since the Tigray People’s Liberation Front (TPLF) retook most of it from federal forces in June.
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