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New UN scandal as TPLF leader hides in WFP container

UN Scandal _ TPLF _ Debretsion

By Teshome M. Borago
Borkena

The United Nations (UN) is facing new scandal as Tigrayan-TPLF rebel leader is seen hiding in a prefabricated container house often used by UN agencies like WFP. Sources also say the marxist TPLF head Debretsion Gebremichael’s recorded speech might have been from a shipping container in Tigray or a temporary housing, storage facility utilized by American and other humanitarian organizations.

As the Ethiopian government increases airstrikes at militant and TPLF targets in Tigray, various rebel leaders are increasingly hiding in civilian infrastructures like schools and Western staff shelters, employing a human shield tactic. However, there has been no condemnation from top UN officials against this illegal practice by the rebel leadership.

It is unlikely the UN leadership will condemn this TPLF act since New York & Geneva based higher officials have already fired outspoken regional UN officials Maureen Achieng and Dennia Gayle who became whistleblowers against improper conduct from its higher echelons. The UN whistleblowers (interviewed by Canadian historian & writer Jeff Pearce) accused some western actors of colluding with TPLF rebels, including to inflate data for OCHA publication.

Sources in Ethiopia say Debretsion’s usage of a UN-Western temporary housing is likely carried out intentionally and with the authorization of the Tigray-based UN staff. There has been established pattern of misconduct by Tigray-based UN representatives and staff. In a leaked audio, the outspoken UN officials had criticized that their UN representatives assigned to Tigray have gone rogue and take direct orders from Tedros Adhanom, the former TPLF leader who became director-general of World Health Organization (WHO). (Tedros was nominated and voted in for that job by the Ethiopian government and AU before his TPLF group decided to wage insurrection on Ethiopia in November 2020.)

This latest UN controversy comes as UN is already under fire for allowing the TPLF to suspend air delivery of humanitarian aid. Last week, UN aid spokesperson Stephane Dujarric admitted that the UN “received instructions to abort landing by the Mekelle airport control tower,” which is currently managed by the TPLF rebels. According to sources in Ethiopia, government airstrikes hit TPLF military storage and training facilities, however TPLF used these events as a justification to stop all aid flight arrivals into Tigray in order to pressure Western government to impose a “No fly zone” to protect TPLF military. Famous Tigrayans like journalist Hermela Aregawi have already condemned such rebel tactics that is prioritizing TPLF’s military objectives over the interests of average Tigrayans suffering from this war.

This devastating TPLF ban on humanitarian aid flights has prevented the Ethiopian government from delivering more aid and medicine directly to the Tigray city of Mekelle.

After spending months criticizing the delay of aid passing through the conflict zone of Afar region (which TPLF admitted invading), western officials like Samantha Powers and UN officials have refused to condemn TPLF’s blanket ban on all humanitarian aid flights from Addis Ababa to Mekelle, which had been the most reliable and consistent method of aid delivery for months. Such aid weaponization and TPLF embargo on aid is likely to increase the suffering and starvation of innocent Tigrayans who are held hostage by TPLF for refusing to be combatants for the rebels.
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8 COMMENTS

  1. Who you talking about hiding in a container? My homeboy Debre just shot me an email and he told me that his peerless engineers/scientists just finished building nuclear blast proof office for him and every resident in his region. They did that following his buddies in Beijing successful launch of supersonic ballistic missile capable of carrying nuclear heads. His aeronautic engineers are building the same one two. They are putting their final touch on it. He told me after that it is going to be smooth sailing all the way to Addis/Finfine! Hey you Amharas and their collaborating Oromos!!! You’re done!!! My homeboy Debre is coming for you with his ‘Fat Man’ arsenal. You will be a pile of fertilizers for the Awash Valley modern farm projects!!!! Who you calling hiding in shipping container? Not my homeboy Debre. You must be talking about Jula, Bacha and Abiy!!! My homeboy Debre was walking alone in the middle of Dessie in broad daylight yesterday and no one was dare even to make eye contact with him. Calling my boy a coward!!! I’m gonna go to Europe tomorrow and file a lawsuit at The Hague against this writer on defamation!!!!

  2. Brother Isaias must start worrying now because Debre will be coming for you soon. Abiy’s story telling brass have no clue how to stop him. He has been rampaging unhindered from Mekele all the way to the gates of Dessie. After the fall of Dessie it is going to be smooth sailing all the way to Addis/Finfine, After a well deserved recess and muscling up Debre will turn his attention to north of the Mereb river. Asmara, here I come, baby!!! Brother Isaias! If I were you I will start packing up now. I will ask my homeboys in Algiers to have a flat there ready for you. How about you Afars. What are doing in the territory that does not belong to you. You must vacate the entire area from the banks of the Awash River all the way to Assab because it belongs to Debre. You have cousins in Djibouti, don’t you? You should move there. End of story!!!

  3. This story will not come as a surprise to me, the united nation under secretary general Antonio Guterres has become the infestation of terrorism, hideout of terrorists, the supplier of armaments and war gadgets to terrorists allover the BLACK AFRICAN continent, in order to destabilize and to marginalize the BLACK AFRICAN continent. The neocolonialist Portuguese Antonio Guterres is trying to undermine the integrity and the very existence of 54 African countries.

    • QUOTE:The neocolonialist Portuguese Antonio Guterres is trying to undermine the integrity and the very existence of 54 African countries.”UNQUOTE

      IT IS NOT NEW
      AFRICA, THE BLACK RACE, is a target even to the lowest strata of white creature.
      Take it, or leave it, is the message to black Africans — anytime, anywhere.
      And aren’t we taking it in various shameful ways start from our dearest of dearest African Leaders. that is what we deserve, by implication!!!!

  4. While you guys are making jokes, thousands of poor misguided tplf stooges and Ethiopian combatants are losing lives. What a shame of history! It will be OK for tigray to secede from here on as there is no way they can live in peace with other Ethiopians (except muffins like themselves). So my message is GOODBYE Debre – Oh, I forgot to tell you that I want my money back (Good riddance will reduce death)

  5. Dessie is now reportedly in the hands of Debre. There are also news that he used Amhara and Oromo fighters who joined his forces some time ago to lead his entry into the city. Folk, I smell a coup d’eta brewing in Addis/Finfine now. I wish this news is not true. I would love to be told it is not. Look at it this way folks. How long has Debre holding well known and sizable towns of Lalibela and Waldiya? These are places millions of Amharas and Oromos live. There is no way Debre’s forces will stay even for a single day if they don’t have tangible help from people in that area. Now Dessie is in the bag(if that is all true), the rest of the trip to Addis/Finfine is going to smooth sailing with minor hiccups here and there for Debre and his ‘gold race’ forces. Now the question I will have is has Debre learned any lessons from mistakes committed by his predecessors? I don’t know the answer to that. With the country go on as if nothing has happened? I don’t know the answer to that either. But I do know that it will be ‘citta aperta’ for bigots who have been hatching sinister schemes to carve out their own fiefdoms. Suddenly certain neighborhoods in the USA, Norway, Sweden, Australia and London will start showing steep decline in population. They will be there celebrating the founding of their republics. Expensive khamr will flow like rivers! Bye, bye Ethiopia!!! Then Abiy, Jula and Bacha will be honorary guests on ESAT and others giving out press briefing on the war they gave away and blaming the West for being kicked in the tuchus! That is if did not commit ‘seppuku/harakiri already emulating King Theodore 155 years ago before them.

  6. There will be no stopping me now for Debre and his forces. It is déjà vu 1980. It seems he has found prefect beasts of burden from Amhara and Oromia regions. Doula? Copy that with Shene. Layne? Copy that with some individuals from Lalibela, Waldiya and now Dessie. He is gonna link up with the Doulas incarnates of Shene once he reaches Kemise. Then it will be a ride in the 1976 Cadillac Eldorado, baby. Debre and his forces’ feet will not even touch the ground from Kemise all the way to Addis/Finfine. They will be riding on well cushioned Amhara and Oromo beasts of burden, coolies. Is that pure luck or what? ENDF soldiers be saying ‘I ain’t gonna fight. Instead I’m going back home. I ain’t got honest leaders but story tellers. It’s all yours bud!!! Debre, you can have it all!!! Mommy, I’m coming home!!!’

    Some folks can make all kinds of excuses now. But for me, I now feel I have been cheated all along. Some smart alecks have played me very well. I saw hope and visionaries in them. I thought that time I have been wishing and dreaming for the old country had finally arrived in 2018. I gushed with excitement and elation like millions others. I really hoped in my heart and soul that Ethiopia’s debilitating nightmare was finally coming to an end. Was I wrong!! Was I taken for a long ride! Here is what I’m gonna do. The day Debre marches into the capital the curtains will come down and lights go out for me. I will just kiss and say goodbye to that 2nd love of my life!!!

  7. We haven’t seen or head Detsi the Tigrea beast. I think he been sent to his evil boss oven in hell to be cooked and baked for all the lives he slaughtered.
    He just got lost one of his fascist Tigrea beast TPLF friend Colonel Gush Gebre shitting on himself to the Great fights of Ethiopia.

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