Tens of thousands of people are estimated to have been killed in the war between Ethiopian and allied forces and fighters from the country’s northern Tigray region.
Earlier this month, the government declared a state of emergency as rebel forces moved closer to the capital of Addis Ababa. Leaders from Kenya and South Africa are calling for a political solution.
- William Davison is a senior analyst for Ethiopia with the Crisis Group.
- Samuel Getachew is an Ethiopia based journalist in Addis Ababa.
We now turn to Lebanon. The economic crisis called one of the worst financial meltdowns in modern history by the World Bank is now impacting the country’s children. The United Nations says many children are being left without access to food, medical care or an education.
Joining the discussion:
- Luna Safwan is a journalist and communication specialist.
- Habib Battah is an independent journalist and the editor of beirutreport.com
Ethiopia expels Irish diplomats as foreigners urged to flee civil war https://t.co/1hNX39p4OR
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