MORE THAN 100 FORMER UNITED NATIONS PEACE-KEEPER FROM ETHIOPIA HAVE SOUGHT ASYLUM IN SUDAN.
Written by miebaka ikiriko on May 11, 2021
More than one hundred Former United Nations Peace-Keepers from Ethiopia have sought asylum in Sudan.
The group was part of a recently closed UN Mission in Sudan’s Darfur Region and had been due to return home.
Officials say the peace-Keepers came from Ethiopia’s conflict-hit Tigray Region, and feared prosecution.
Thousands have been killed in the conflict between Ethiopia’s Central Government and Local Forces in Tigray.
Reports say it began in November when the government launched an offensive to oust the region’s ruling party from power after its fighters captured Federal Military bases