Eritrean troops killed hundreds in Ethiopia massacre: HRW

Eritrean forces shot dead hundreds of children and civilians in a November massacre in neighbouring Ethiopia’s war-hit Tigray region, Human Rights Watch (HRW) said Friday. It was the second major report on Eritrean abuses in the town of Axum, a UNESCO World Heritage site, in the past week. An Amnesty International investigation into the same events detailed how Eritrean troops “went on a rampage and systematically killed hundreds of civilians in cold blood.” The findings from the rights watchdogs come as global concern mounts over atrocities by Eritrean troops in Tigray. UN leaders on Thursday…

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