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World “They burned our houses”: on the Ethiopian border, the exile of refugees intensifies

12:55  25 november  2020
12:55  25 november  2020 Source:   rfi.fr

Nearly 25,000 Ethiopians flee to Sudan: state media

  Nearly 25,000 Ethiopians flee to Sudan: state media Around 25,000 Ethiopians fleeing conflict in the Tigray region have crossed into neighbouring Sudan, state news agency SUNA reported, as the UN said it was working to find them shelter. Sudan has already said it would shelter thousands of Ethiopians fleeing the conflict at the Um Raquba camp, which in the 1980s hosted thousands of Ethiopian fleeing famine. Video: Ethiopians cross the border into Sudan after fleeing military violence in the Tigray region (AFP) Your browser does not support this video Over the past week, exhausted refugees have streamed across the border into Sudan after walking for two-days through searing heat, many of them barefoot.

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Des civils éthiopiens dans le Tigré, 9 novembre 2020. (Image d'illustration) © REUTERS / Tiksa Negeri Ethiopian civilians in Tigray, November 9, 2020. (Illustrative image)

While the conflict is escalating in Tigray, more than 40,000 refugees have crossed the border with Sudan according to the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR). They continue to arrive in their thousands, coming from further afield every day.

From our special envoy to the Ethiopian border, Eliott Brachet

The ultimatum launched by the federal troops to the forces of the Tigray People's Liberation Party gathered in the capital of the Mékélé region expires on Wednesday. According to the Ethiopian government, the army has surrounded the city and is preparing to launch siege on TPLF stronghold. The Ethiopian army spokesman called on the civilians to flee: "Afterwards there will be no mercy," he added. For its part, the TPLF ensured that its forces are holding on and inflicted several defeats on the federal troops.

Heat and hunger: Sudan struggles to shelter 25,000 Ethiopian refugees

  Heat and hunger: Sudan struggles to shelter 25,000 Ethiopian refugees In a sun-baked and dusty wasteland in remote eastern Sudan, crews are labouring to rebuild a refugee camp for the 25,000 people who have fled heavy fighting in neighbouring Ethiopia's Tigray region. Exhausted and terrified men, women and children from the conflict zone have struggled against searing heat and hunger to escape ground fighting, air strikes, rocket fire and artillery barrages in northern Ethiopia. Sudan -- one of the world's poorestExhausted and terrified men, women and children from the conflict zone have struggled against searing heat and hunger to escape ground fighting, air strikes, rocket fire and artillery barrages in northern Ethiopia.

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At the edge of the Tekezé River which marks the border between Ethiopia and Sudan, a boat runs aground on the bank with a crash. From the boat, about 50 refugees take out sacks of flour, chickens, a bicycle, whatever they were able to carry in a panic.

“They took our possessions, they burned our houses. We are starving "

" We are from a village near Dansha. We walked almost three weeks. We had to pay smugglers to find us a safe path and escape the soldiers and militiamen. They took our possessions, they burned our houses. We're starving. The soldiers said to turn back but all those who did were massacred, ”testifies Kiros Tades, who came from afar with his family.

On the shore, a young man does not take his eyes off Ethiopia. “My wife was giving birth at Humera Hospital. Then the city was bombed, we fled to hide in the fields. They want to kill the young Tigrayans so I had to leave my wife behind with our two twins. Now I'm waiting for them to arrive, "said Burhane, who has been waiting here for two days

In single file, these new exiles climb the slope that takes them to the Hamdayet border post. On Tuesday, 1,200 people crossed the river, with joining tens of thousands of other s crowding into Sudanese camps.

Sudanese open arms to Ethiopians fleeing conflict .
Sudanese open arms to Ethiopians fleeing conflictHungry, thirsty and exhausted after a trek of several hours, they entered the poor border town of Hamdayit in the early days of the conflict in northern Ethiopia's Tigray region.

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