What if Addis Ababa falls? | Inside Story

Ethiopia’s year-long conflict in the north is threatening to engulf its 115 million people in a civil war.
Hundreds of volunteers are being enlisted to join the fight. They’re encouraged by Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed announcing he’ll lead the battle against a rebel alliance from the front lines.
International and regional leaders are calling for a ceasefire to allow a political solution.
But even with thousands of people killed by the conflict, both sides are beating the drums of war.
What would a full-blown conflict mean for the future of Ethiopia?

Presenter: Hashem Ahelbarra

Zadig Abraha, Ethiopia’s Minister for Democratization.
Martin Plaut, Fellow at University of London’s Institute of Commonwealth Studies.
Gebrekirstos Gebreselassie, Researcher and Manages tghat.com, a website documenting the war in Tigray.

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