Ethiopia’s Orthodox Church patriarch condemns Tigray ‘genocide’

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    The United Nations is warning aid convoys to the Tigray region in Ethiopia are being blocked, leaving thousands without humanitarian relief and hundreds malnourished.

    Now, after six months of conflict, one of the country’s top religious leaders has spoken out against what he describes as “genocide” in Tigray.

    Al Jazeera’s Zein Basravi has more.

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