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Orthodox priests targeted in Ethiopia conflict

November 11, 2021

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CWN Editor's Note: Ethiopian and Eritrean troops are fighting against the regional government and local rebels in the Tigray War, which began in November 2020.

The conflict has been marked by extreme brutality, and the government has declared a state of emergency as rebels advance on Ethiopia’s capital.

On November 5, government military forces raided a Catholic missionary center in Addis Ababa, the nation’s capital, and arrested 17 priests, religious brothers, and employees

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