This hearing will explore the conflict between the Government of Ethiopia and Tigray People’s Liberation Front and the political, economic, security, and humanitarian impacts of this fighting, both in Ethiopia and the broader region. Witnesses will provide testimony on current events and historical background and offer policy recommendations.


Yoseph Badwaza
Senior Advisor, Africa
Freedom House

Tsedale Lemma
Editor-in-Chief, Founder
Addis Standard Magazine

Ms. Susan Stigant
Director of Africa Program
United States Institute of Peace

Ms. Lauren Ploch Blanchard
Specialist in African Affairs
Congressional Research Services