We’ll getchew: Ethiopians turn vigilante as rebels edge closer to capital

Thousands of volunteers have been trained to fight the group, but Tigrayans say they are being unfairly targeted

24 November 2021 - 19:19 By Reuters

Every afternoon, Getachew Megersa searches the Ethiopian capital for undercover agents. The 55-year-old construction worker says it’s not the first time he’s defended his country against rebellious Tigrayan forces.

“I am now safeguarding my city with a stick, but if it is required and they give me a weapon, I will do the same,” the former soldier said...

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