Let Us Pray: Tigray crisis ignored due to 'colour of skin', says WHO chief

Dec 4, 2022Let Us Pray0 comments

Calling it the ‘worst humanitarian crisis in the world,’ with six million unable to access basic services, the World Health Organization’s director general, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, has questioned why the situation in Tigray is not getting the same attention as the Ukraine conflict.
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Tedros suggested racism is behind a lack of attention paid to the plight of civilians in the war-shattered Ethiopian region. ‘Maybe the reason is the colour of the skin of the people,’ said Tedros, who is from Tigray

‘Colour of the skin’: WHO chief hits out over Tigray crisis indifference ► https://www.theguardian.com/world/2022/aug/18/tigray-ethiopia-conflict-crisis-who-chief-hits-out-over-global-indifference

‘Don’t know if they are alive’: anguish of Tigrayan families cut off by telecom shutdown ► https://www.theguardian.com/global-development/2022/jul/29/anguish-of-tigrayan-families-cut-off-by-telecom-shutdown-ethiopia

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