In Pictures: Eritrean refugees caught in crossfire in Ethiopia

Eritrean forces assumed control of Hitsats in early January and forced those remaining in the camp to evacuate, refugees said. “They threatened to kill us and people were afraid,” said one refugee now in Addis Ababa, who asked that his name not be used.

Source: Al-Jazeera

Eritrean refugees socialise inside a house at Mai Aini Refugee camp, in Ethiopia, on January 30, 2021. – Eritrean refugees in Ethiopia fear their suffering may not be over, as Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed strains to end a brutal conflict in the northern region of Tigray that has rendered them uniquely vulnerable.
 (Photo by EDUARDO SOTERAS / AFP)
An Eritrean refugee woman seats with a child at the door of a house at Mai Aini Refugee camp, in Ethiopia, on January 30, 2021. – Eritrean refugees in Ethiopia fear their suffering may not be over, as Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed strains to end a brutal conflict in the northern region of Tigray that has rendered them uniquely vulnerable.
(Photo by EDUARDO SOTERAS / AFP)
An Eritrean refugee woman looks on during distribution of items organised the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) at Mai Aini Refugee camp, in Ethiopia, on January 30, 2021. – Eritrean refugees in Ethiopia fear their suffering may not be over, as Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed strains to end a brutal conflict in the northern region of Tigray that has rendered them uniquely vulnerable.
(Photo by EDUARDO SOTERAS / AFP)
Ethiopian Army soldiers stand as a pick-up truck with militia men passes by at Mai Aini Refugee camp, in Ethiopia, on January 30, 2021. – Eritrean refugees in Ethiopia fear their suffering may not be over, as Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed strains to end a brutal conflict in the northern region of Tigray that has rendered them uniquely vulnerable.
(Photo by EDUARDO SOTERAS / AFP)
Eritrean refugees walks carrying items during a distribution of items organised the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) at Mai Aini Refugee camp, in Ethiopia, on January 30, 2021. – Eritrean refugees in Ethiopia fear their suffering may not be over, as Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed strains to end a brutal conflict in the northern region of Tigray that has rendered them uniquely vulnerable.
(Photo by EDUARDO SOTERAS / AFP)
A general view of the Mai Aini Refugee camp, in Ethiopia, on January 30, 2021. – Eritrean refugees in Ethiopia fear their suffering may not be over, as Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed strains to end a brutal conflict in the northern region of Tigray that has rendered them uniquely vulnerable.
(Photo by EDUARDO SOTERAS / AFP)

 

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