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United Nations alarmed’ by Ethiopia returning refugees who fled fighting in Tigray – ABC News

The UN said it was “disturbing” and “alarming” that Ethiopia was returning refugees to Tigray, which saw a month of fighting between the military and a rebellious…

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Ethiopia’s Government said it is returning thousands of refugees who ran from camps in its Tigray region as war swept through, putting them on buses back to the border area with Eritrea, the country the refugees originally fled.
Key points:

  • The US believes Eritrean troops are active in Ethiopia
  • Some 6 million people live in Tigray, and about 1 million are now thought to be displaced
  • The United Nations are alarmed by the reports of ongoing fighting and the refoulement of refugees

It’s a “disturbing”…

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