Ethiopia: WEA Secretary General calls for immediate ceasefire and peace negotiations at Human Rights Council Special Session

On 17 December 2021, the World Evangelical Alliance’s Secretary General Bishop Thomas Schirrmacher addressed the UN Human Rights Council at its 33rd Special Session on the grave human rights situation in Ethiopia. Bishop Schirrmacher called on all parties to the conflict for an immediate ceasefire and to initiate negotiations to bring lasting peace. He underscored the WEA’s readiness to provide support for a peace and reconciliation process, involving the Association of Evangelicals in Africa and WEA’s Peace and Reconciliation Network.