Ethiopia's Chosen One A Brutal War Waged By a Nobel Peace Prize Laureate

In 2019, Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize. Now, he is waging a vicious war that many observers exhibits shades of genocide. How much of the blame is borne by the Nobel Committee?
By Fritz Schaap, Kapstadt
Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed in 2019: "Like a coronation for life."

Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed in 2019: "Like a coronation for life."

Foto: Finbarr O'Reilly / The New York Times / Redux / laif
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War victims in Tigray: Almost the entire population of the region is dependent on humanitarian aid.

War victims in Tigray: Almost the entire population of the region is dependent on humanitarian aid.

Foto: Yasuyoshi Chiba / AFP
Prime Minister Abiy at his inauguration following his 2021 re-election.

Prime Minister Abiy at his inauguration following his 2021 re-election.

Foto: Eduardo Soteras / AFP
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