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Ethiopia returning Eritrean refugees to Tigray camps; U.N. concerned over move

Ethiopia returning Eritrean refugees to Tigray camps; U.N. concerned over move

ETHIOPIA's government has announced it was returning Eritrean refugees to camps they had fled in Tigray, a move that provoked alarm from the United Nations refugee agency after a month-long conflict that is believed to have killed thousands of people in the northern region. The United Nations and other aid agencies say they have been denied access to some 96,000 refugees in Tigray since fighting erupted on November 4 between the government and a rebellious regional force. They believe food is running out at refugee camps there, and have expressed concern about reports of continued clashes in some areas. The…
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