UN / ETHIOPIA UPDATE

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The UN Refugee Agency today said that it has received “disturbing reports of soldiers entering a number of temporary accommodations for the displaced in Shire, Ethiopia, and taking away several hundreds of youth, internal displaced persons who have been sheltering there.” UNIFEED

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STORY: UN / ETHIOPIA UPDATE
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DATELINE: 28 MAY 2021, NEW YORK CITY / FILE

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28 MAY 2021, NEW YORK CITY

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3.SOUNDBITE (English) Farhan Haq, Deputy Spokesperson for the Secretary-General, United Nations:
“Turning to Tigray, Ethiopia, the UN Refugee Agency today said that it has received disturbing reports of soldiers entering a number of temporary accommodations for the displaced in Shire, and taking away several hundreds of youth, internal displaced persons who have been sheltering there. UNHCR said that the situation is dramatic and distressing, not only for the relatives of the missing, but for all the displaced in Shire. UN Refugee Agency stressed that it is critical for all combatants to recognize the humanitarian character and sanctity of the displacement sites in Shire and elsewhere.”
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STORYLINE:

The UN Refugee Agency today said that it has received “disturbing reports of soldiers entering a number of temporary accommodations for the displaced in Shire, Ethiopia, and taking away several hundreds of youth, internal displaced persons who have been sheltering there.”

Speaking to reporters today (28 May) via a video link, UN Deputy Spokesperson Farhan Haq said, “the situation is dramatic and distressing, not only for the relatives of the missing, but for all the displaced in Shire.”

UN Refugee Agency stressed that “it is critical for all combatants to recognize the humanitarian character and sanctity of the displacement sites in Shire and elsewhere.”
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