RUSI JournalVolume 162Issue 6members only

The Ethiopian Famine: War, Weapons and Aid


Did recipients of aid money divert funds for other purposes?

Did rebel movements in Ethiopia use part of the international aid they received for those who were starving to buy weapons and ammunition? Martin Plaut discusses the claims that the aid arm of the Tigray People’s Liberation Front diverted some of these funds to purchase military supplies.

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