#CivilWar

.Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
An unidentified armed militia fighter walks down a path as villagers flee with their belongings near Chenna village in northern Ethiopia. (AP Photo)

  • Roads and fields leading to Chenna is filled with bodies of rebel fighters
  • The government accused Tigray People's Liberation Front (TPLF) of killing as many as 200 civilians
  • TPLF has refuted the allegations

The Amnesty report documents human rights abuses against returning Syrian refugees. (Photo credit: AP)

  • Amnesty said that the report proves that the war-torn country is not safe to return
  • The rights group documented what it said were violations committed by Syrian intelligence officers
  • Lebanon and Turkey have put increasing pressure on Syrians to return back home

.Richmond, VA, USA
General Robert E Lee was a Confederate hero in the American civil war. (Photo credit: AP)

  • General Robert E Lee's statue was erected more than 130 years ago in Richmond, Virginia
  • The Confederate Civil War hero is now widely seen as a symbol of racial injustice
  • The statue will be removed on Wednesday

.Charlottesville, VA, USA
The statue of General Robert E Lee in Charlottesville that has been taken down. (Photo credit: AFP/File)

  • The removal of the statue of General Lee was greeted with cheers from the onlooking crowd
  • Plans to remove the statue had led to a white nationalist rally in the city in August 2017
  • The Southern US states have numerous memorials to the pro-slavery Confederacy

.Charlottesville, VA, USA
The statue of General Robert E Lee in Charlottesville, Virginia. (AFP file photo)

  • The statue of General Lee would be removed on Saturday from Market Street Park
  • A statue of Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson, would be removed the same day
  • Tensions over the fate of the Lee statue led to violence in August 2017