Abiy Ahmed is urging 'all capable citizens' to join the army and stop the region's rebels 'once and for all'.
His government launched an offensive against the Tigray People's Liberation Front (TPLF) last November.
So how far will Abiy go to win the battle?
Presenter: Hazem Sika
Donatella Rovera - Amnesty International.
Samuel Getachew - independent journalist.
Martin Plaut - Senior Research Fellow, University of London.