ETHIOPIA: Tigray – another battlefront for Abiy

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The regional authorities’ insistence on carrying out elections for Tigray’s State Council on 9 September risks a volatile standoff between the Tigray Peoples Liberation Front (TPLF) and the federal government. It will be almost impossible for the federal government to accept Tigray’s move, triggering another domestic crisis that will test Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed’s administration shortly after mass protests shook his Oromia home base. Abiy’s fragile transition project is increasingly at risk of being derailed by regional divisions and political violence, including mass
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