Churches and mosques in Tigray ‘vandalised and looted’ in Ethiopian purge

Churches and mosques in Tigray ‘vandalised and looted’ in Ethiopian purge

Some manuscripts dating to the 13th century may have been stolen and burned in ‘cultural cleansing’

Experts say Ethiopia’s Christian heritage is being extinguished CREDIT: GETTY IMAGES

(telegraph)—Churches and mosques in Ethiopia are being attacked and their sacred treasures looted in a catastrophic conflict in the northern Tigray region that is causing destruction, loss of life and a surge of refugees to Sudan, according to international experts….