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Tigrayans no longer feel Ethiopians and dream of independence

2021-06-25T09:06:29.057Z

REPORT - The vast majority of Tigrayans, who elected the FLPT to 98%, want its return to power, and the creation of a state.



"I no longer consider myself to be Ethiopian,"

said Gezu Atedisse in the classroom where he lived. This father took refuge in Mékélé, the capital of Tigray, after Eritrean soldiers burned his house and his crops in Samre, about sixty kilometers away. After seven months of war and growing atrocities, his hope rests in the Tigray Defense Forces (FDT). The

"combatants",

he says, must overcome the

"enemies".

These enemies actually have three faces: the Ethiopian troops, the Eritrean soldiers involved at the invitation of the federal government and the militias of the neighboring Amhara ethnic group who occupy the south and west of Tigray and intend to there. stay.

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The Prime Minister, Abiy Ahmed, continues to speak of an operation of

"maintenance of order"

intended to eradicate from this northern region the Front for the Liberation of the People of Tigray (FLPT).

This political party organized and largely won declared regional elections

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Source: lefigaro

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