Wednesday, June 23, 2021

Importance of Context in Ethiopia's Crisis

The Stockholm International Peace Research Institute published on 18 June 2021 an analysis titled "Ethiopia's Crisis Runs Deeper than Tigray" by Jason Mosley.   

The conflict in Tigray Region is part of a broader political crisis in Ethiopia.  External pressure on Ethiopian officials to de-escalate the conflict in Tigray and expand humanitarian access, without reference to the broader context, risks exacerbating the factors driving the conflict in Tigray.