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Ethiopia scraps bid to end UN-ordered Tigray abuses probe early

Ethiopia scraps bid to end UN-ordered Tigray abuses probe early

EMMA FARGE ETHIOPIA has dropped a draft motion that sought to bring an early end to a U.N.-mandated investigative probe into the Tigray war, diplomats and observers told Reuters, after pressure from Western countries. The International Commission on Ethiopia, the only independent probe into the two-year conflict which pitted Ethiopia's army against forces in the northern Tigray region, has already found reasonable grounds to believe that all parties have committed war crimes. It is now also investigating "serious violations" committed since a November peace deal. The U.S. also determined this week that all sides including the Ethiopian and Eritrean armies…
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