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The Neglected Crisis in Ethiopia: A Call for Global Attention

Isael Ze Etiel

Isael Ze Etiel

In the midst of the world’s focus on conflicts in Ukraine and the Middle East, the suffering of the Ethiopian people has been largely overlooked. War, genocide, hunger, and displacement have plagued the country, with little international acknowledgment or assistance.

The Ethiopian government’s actions, such as creating the “living hill” land of origin, have had devastating consequences for the region. Over 120 million people are now at risk of life-threatening situations due to the instability caused by the government’s decisions.

Prime Minister Abiy’s shortsightedness and self-interest have further exacerbated the crisis. His actions have destabilized not only Ethiopia but the entire region, with negative impacts that have never been seen before. His disregard for the law and diplomatic failures have led to a dire situation where millions are suffering and dying daily.

Abiy’s leadership has resulted in the deaths of over a million people in just six years, making him the first leader responsible for such a catastrophic loss of life in Ethiopia. Despite this alarming reality, the international community has remained largely silent, failing to address the atrocities unfolding in the country.

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Many Ethiopians across the world have taken it upon themselves to be the voice of the voiceless Ethiopians living in Ethiopia. They have organized demonstrations, written letters, signed petitions, and raised funds to bring attention to the crisis and support those affected by it. These efforts have been crucial in raising awareness about the situation in Ethiopia and putting pressure on governments and international organizations to take action. The solidarity and activism of the Ethiopian diaspora have been instrumental in highlighting the plight of their fellow citizens and advocating for change.

Ethiopia is calling for justice and urgent attention to its plight. The repercussions of the crisis in Ethiopia extend far beyond its borders, and it is crucial that the global community takes action to prevent further devastation. The suffering of the Ethiopian people today could be a harbinger of what awaits other nations if the crisis is left unchecked.

In conclusion, the suffering of the Ethiopian people, amidst the world’s focus on other conflicts, has been largely overlooked. The actions of the Ethiopian government, particularly under Prime Minister Abiy, have exacerbated the crisis, leading to devastating consequences for millions of people. Despite the silence of the international community, Ethiopians across the world have taken it upon themselves to raise awareness and advocate for change. Urgent attention and action are needed to address the crisis in Ethiopia, as its repercussions extend far beyond its borders. The solidarity and activism of the Ethiopian diaspora have been crucial in highlighting the plight of their fellow citizens and calling for justice. It is imperative that the global community steps up to prevent further devastation and ensure the well-being of the Ethiopian people.

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