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sarcasm
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In Tigray’s war, ancient Christian and Muslim houses of worship are increasingly under attack (The Globe & Mail)

Post by sarcasm » 10 May 2021, 19:51

In a conflict in northern Ethiopia that’s claimed hundreds of lives, religious leaders are warning about another tragedy unfolding: The obliteration of centuries-old churches, mosques and manuscripts by bullets and shelling

Church leaders in Tigray are pleading for help. “Monasteries and holy shrines have been destroyed,” they wrote in a desperate letter to the Patriarch of the Ethiopian Orthodox Church. “Churches everywhere are burning. … The blood of priests and deacons continues to spill.”

The letter last month, by the church group St. Yared Orthodox Tewahedo Association in the Tigrayan capital of Mekelle, described how the region’s monks and nuns are fleeing from a “rain of bullets.” The church leaders have been begging security forces to halt the “continued looting of our artifacts and our churches,” it said.

Reports such as these, filtering sporadically out of the war-ravaged region in northern Ethiopia, are among the few sources of information on the devastating conflict that has killed thousands of people. Much of Tigray is still off limits to humanitarian agencies and journalists today, more than six months after the eruption of war.

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Re: In Tigray’s war, ancient Christian and Muslim houses of worship are increasingly under attack (The Globe & Mail)

Post by Tog Wajale E.R. » 10 May 2021, 20:16

We Put The Dedebit Woorgach Agga*me Tigrayian Back To Stone Ages.

Bissbiss Shettattam Agga*me Mighty Amara People Will Rule Tigrai Next 1000 Years To Come. Go Figure Bissbiss Shettattam Agga*mes.
We Are Not Done Yet Until We Make Tigrai Like Aleppo Syria. Go Figure.

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