A civil society organisation has launched a lawsuit against Ethiopian Airlines, accusing the state-owned carrier of discriminating against ethnic Tigrayans. Photograph: AFP/GettyHowever, Tigrayans trying to travel to Addis Ababa say they have been prevented from buying tickets and from boarding Ethiopian Airlines flights. Passengers wait in the departures hall for an Ethiopian Airlines flight on 4 February 2022 at Bole airport in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The lawsuit brought by Human Rights First is due to be heard at the high court in Addis Ababa this week. Ethiopian Airlines has been approached for comment but had not responded by the time of going to publication.
Source: Ethiopian News May 31, 2023 10:51 UTC