Tigray’s largest scholarly group, GSTS, rejects the “disbandment” of Tigray Defense Forces (TDF).
In a position statement released following the signing of the peace agreement between Ethiopia & Tigray Peoples Liberation Front, the professionals’ group said, “For Tigray security is a survival issue and it has been proven that the TDF is the sole provider of the security of Tigray. TDF is a popular resistance army of Tigray and it is the only guarantor of the non-repetition of genocide against Tigrayans. Citing TDF’s experienced leadership”
Source Getachew Assefa(PhD), professor, Director UMD media.