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27 Jan 2022

Ethiopia’s Tigray crisis: Survivors share stories of sexual violence carried out by fighters

Africa Correspondent

Ethiopia’s prime minister has indicated in the past week that he is open to negotiations on a ceasefire between his government and the Tigray rebel forces after 15 months of brutal fighting and countless war crimes.

The civil war has seen thousands killed and millions displaced. We gained rare access to the war-torn Amhara region.

Earlier this week, we reported on the hundreds of mass graves left behind by the conflict. Today the story of a woman and a girl who were among the many who suffered sexual violence by fighters.

Warning: This report contains very distressing accounts of rapes.