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TPLF forces reportedly assaulted at least 80 Waldeba monastery monks, nuns

Waldeba Monastery monks
Waldeba Monastery monks (Photo : File /SM)

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At least 80 Waldeba Monastery monks were reportedly injured after Tigray People’s Liberation Front (TPLF) forces attacked them in a locality called May Lebeta. 

They are said to have sustained serious injuries from the attack. Nuns are among the victims. 

Berhanu Tekleyared, a journalist and an activist, cited credible sources, survivors from the attack, to report that monks were assaulted by TPLF forces under the leadership of Hagos. 

The TPLF force also looted artifacts, relics and other sacred items from the monastery. 

The monks are appealing for the government to urgently do something to protect them. They have also encouraged Ethiopian patriarch Abune Mathias to break his silence regarding the attack on monks and looting of sacred items from the monastery. 

According to Berhanu’s report, the monks seem to be concerned that the patriarchate has been silent about the recurring attacks in Waldba.  

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8 COMMENTS

  1. Subject: “TPLF forces reportedly assaulted at least 80 Waldeba monastery monks, nuns

    Humble Commentary, 29 Sept 2021
    Quote: “According to Berhanu’s report, the monks seem to be concerned that the patriarchate has been silent about the recurring attacks in Waldba.” Unquote
    I will not be surprised.
    Yes, even the ‘representatives of God will sell their SOULS for earthly tranquility and practical benefit.
    Please, don’t let the gown and that cross on their hands deceive you.
    It is sad that the ordinary, honest, ‘God fearing’ African people are deceived by charlatans, for time immemorial.
    And that is why Africa is backward — looking up to God, way up into the sky, while the smart aleck white coloured charlatans. on the ground, looting what the innocent Black African had on his hands !!!!!!!!! A perfect example that even the good lord up in the sky cannot control his favourite & beautiful & white children, down on Earth. How is that for fairness?!?!?!?!? THE END
    What a CRIME; What a TRAGEDY in broad day light.

    THANK YOU borkena.com for giving us the opportunity to openly express our sadness and tragedy. THAK YOU, again.

    • We do know that eventually we will personally speak with the survivors and of course we will learn the truth! And what’s the truth?
      No TPLF. no TDF. and no Tigrayan was ever present at any of the described locations to destroy, to loot, or to commit to murder & you all know it!
      Shame on you for falsifying events just so to bring hared & hostility amongst the people! Don’t you realize that eventually all truth comes to light & your false accusations will be exposed accordingly?
      TDF, TPLF, and any Tigrayan will defend all Holy places at the cost of their life.
      If you guys are accusing TPLF, TDF, Tigrayans because of the language that the ‘actual’ criminals might have been speaking, is probably because they were either Eritreans or, Amharas who know/knew Tigrigna. We know one: Abiy Ahmed! So don’t judge before you have tangible proof to substantiate your claims. Ultimately time & history will bring forth the truth & you’ll have to eat your words. Shame on you!

  2. Where is the protection of Churches, Monasteries, Hospitals, Schools, innocent peoples lives and livelihood? Why is PM Abiy not doing anything? Why is he against arming the Fano who are the dedicated and well disciplined protectors of their neighbors in the absence of Federal Army who could not be present everywhere?

    Why Dr. Abiy is not sending enough Federal Army to protect North Wollo citizens and cities from Terrorist TPLF brutality and send TPLF back to Tigray? Why not take the fight back to Tigray where TPLF Terrorists hide and train Terrorists?

    • We do know that eventually we will personally speak with the survivors and of course we will learn the truth! And what’s the truth?
      No TPLF. no TDF. and no Tigrayan was ever present at any of the described locations to destroy, to loot, or to commit to murder & you all know it!
      Shame on you for falsifying events just so to bring hared & hostility amongst the people! Don’t you realize that eventually all truth comes to light & your false accusations will be exposed accordingly?
      TDF, TPLF, and any Tigrayan will defend all Holy places at the cost of their life.
      If you guys are accusing TPLF, TDF, Tigrayans because of the language that the ‘actual’ criminals might have been speaking, is probably because they were either Eritreans or, Amharas who know/knew Tigrigna. We know one: Abiy Ahmed! So don’t judge before you have tangible proof to substantiate your claims. Ultimately time & history will bring forth the truth & you’ll have to eat your words. Shame on you!

  3. TPLF (Tigray people liberation front) are terrorists, always has been, always will be, the messengers of the devil, Nazis, fascists and neocolonialist Europeans, England and America, the soldiers of the axis of evil. Always the traitors, it’s consistent with their past historical facts and in their bloodline.

    • We do know that eventually we will personally speak with the survivors and of course we will learn the truth! And what’s the truth?
      No TPLF. no TDF. and no Tigrayan was ever present at any of the described locations to destroy, to loot, or to commit to murder & you all know it!
      Shame on you for falsifying events just so to bring hared & hostility amongst the people! Don’t you realize that eventually all truth comes to light & your false accusations will be exposed accordingly?
      TDF, TPLF, and any Tigrayan will defend all Holy places at the cost of their life.
      If you guys are accusing TPLF, TDF, Tigrayans because of the language that the ‘actual’ criminals might have been speaking, is probably because they were either Eritreans or, Amharas who know/knew Tigrigna. We know one: Abiy Ahmed! So don’t judge before you have tangible proof to substantiate your claims. Ultimately time & history will bring forth the truth & you’ll have to eat your words. Shame on you!

  4. Please donot torture and abuse monks for political profit and accuse TPLF later . You are trying every agenda and to defame TDF but it will not work for you since you are not around the table but in the battle field . You cannot kill armed man with your filthy propaganda by abusing Monks .

    Amhara goons, stop abusing monks and destroying churches to put the blame on Tigreans and their protectors, TDF and TPLF.

    • Thank you for your comment! This is exactly what they are doing but fear not! We shall overcome even tis horror!
      We shall continue to hear the truth from the monks themselves! We have a new video-interview with several monks who clearly describe the horrors they faced & clearly mention Eritrean & Amhara forces ONLY!!!!
      You and I and all Tigrayans know better! We must pray for these sick-minded people & hopefully their hatred will change into sorrow for their sins, which cause nothing but death & destruction! Ayzona Tegaru, k weghih iyu – Ayzona!

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