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Ambassador Linda Thomas-Greenfield the Representative of the U.S.A to the United Nations said Ethiopia cut off Tigrai from the world to delay documentation of atrocities

Tigrai Online May, 26 2022

Ambassador Linda Thomas-Greenfield the Representative of the United States of America to the United Nations as well as the Representative of the United States of America in the Security Council made the following stern remarks regarding the Ethiopian government total blockade of Tigrai for the past 19 months with help of the Eritrean government and the regional government of Amhara state in Ethiopia.

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"In Ethiopia, authorities cut off internet access in the Tigray region since November 2020 – as conflict erupted between the Ethiopian National Defense Forces and regional forces in Tigray.

These actions hamper the ability of civilians to access health services, delay documentation of atrocities and human rights abuses, disrupt financial services, and restrict family members from connecting virtually to loved ones.

And make no mistake, even other UN  Security Council members are using technology to harass, arbitrarily surveil, censor, and repress civil society and independent media as never before."



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