Posts tagged as: famine

Eritrea: The Forgotten Famine

Benjamin Joffe-Walt The most under-reported nation on earth, Eritrea may be starving. When one thinks of secret, reclusive nations, North Korea comes to mind. When repressive regimes are being discussed around the coffee table, Burma, Saudi Arabia and Zimbabwe often get discussed. But analysts and human rights advocates

Ethiopia famine aid ‘spent on weapons’

Millions of dollars earmarked for victims of the Ethiopian famine of 1984-85 went on buying weapons, according to a BBC investigation.

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