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Hunger Stalks Millions as Abiy Asks Ethiopians to Join Army

  • Fighting has spread beyond Tigray region into two other states
  • Additional 300,000 people need aid, World Food Programme Says
Internally displaced people protect themselves from the rain at a camp in the town of Azezo, Ethiopia, on July 12. 

Internally displaced people protect themselves from the rain at a camp in the town of Azezo, Ethiopia, on July 12. 

Photographer: Eduardo Soteras/AFP/Getty Images
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Fighting in northern Ethiopia may intensify further after the nation’s Nobel-laureate leader urged citizens to join the army and militias, which may add to the misery caused by nine months of civil war between the federal government and dissidents in the Tigray region.