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Ethiopia

Dr Debretsion Gebremichael

Place of Birth: Shire Inda Selassie, Tigray Province


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Rebel advance drives a diplomatic flurry

For now the onus is on a few individuals such as Nigeria's former President Olusegun Obasanjo who as the AU's Special Envoy was cleared by Addis to fly to the Tigrayan capital of Mekelle to meet TPLF President Debretsion Gebremichael on 7 November...


Lies, damned lies and statistics

Some in Abiy's government had been predicting a split in the Tigray leadership between regional and TPLF leader Debretsion Gebremichael and TDF commanders led by General Tsadkan Gebretensae...


No good options on the table

TPLF leader Debretsion Gebremichael and his colleagues still back a federal structure but he has warned that the war had persuaded more Tigrayans to back secession...


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Elections and crisis talks at the summit

Over the weekend (30-31 January) audio recordings were released claiming to be from ousted President of Tigray Debretsion Gebremichael in which he vowed 'extended resistance' and accused the federal forces of raping and looting in the region...

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Hard choices ahead in Addis

TPLF leader and regional President Debretsion Gebremichael called for mediation on 14 November urging the UN and AU to engage: 'Abiy Ahmed is waging this war on the people of Tigray and is responsible for the purposeful infliction of human suffering...

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Fears mount of all-out civil war

Tigray's President Debretsion Gebremichael told Africa Confidential on 7 November that now 'there is no Northern Command' meaning it is now under Tigray's control...


Refugees in crossfire

TPLF chairman Debretsion Gebremichael has publicly maintained the pre-Abiy political line of hostility towards President Issayas...


The politics behind the putsch

Just hours before the putsch on 22 June Debretsion Gebremichael acting Premier of Tigray region warned that any delays to elections next year would create political ructions...


Mountains to climb

That is the case for the four-party ruling Ethiopian Peoples' Revolutionary Democratic Front's (EPRDF) southern and Amhara party bosses with only Debretsion Gebremichael the chairman of the rebellious Tigrayan People's Liberation Front (TPLF) leading his own region...


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