In November 2020, the Ethiopian government launched a military offensive aimed at a rebellious regional government.
The ensuing violence has caused tens of thousands of Ethiopians to seek refuge in Sudan.
The United Nations refugee agency has asked for $150 million to help with the situation.
The victims largely appear to be the ethnic Tigrayans. The government disputes that narrative, claiming Tigrayan rebels are targeting ethnic Amharas.
However, it appears refugees already residing in the Tigray region are being denied aid. During the second week of December, a U.N convoy was shot at by the Ethiopian military.
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