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WHO official says “color of the skin” may be reason the crisis in Ethiopia ignored unlike Ukraine
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WHO official says “color of the skin” may be reason the crisis in Ethiopia ignored unlike Ukraine

An official with the World Health Organization (WHO) said the province of Tigray in Ethiopia is the worst ongoing humanitarian crisis in the world. WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus made the remarks on Wednesday, saying that more than 6 million people in Tigray have endured attacks for nearly two years at the hands of Ethiopian and Eritrean forces. "The humanitarian crisis in Tigray is more than Ukraine without any exaggeration. And, I said this many months ago, maybe the reason is the color of the skin of the people in Tigray." Ghebreyesus, who is a native of Tigray, said the province has been forced into isolation from the rest of the world without electricity, banks, and limited fuel. He added that limited food and medicine have been delivered to to Tigray ...