Jeremy Bowen John Cole
BBC News Online
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In News Online’s Witness, BBC correspondents reflect on their coverage of some of the most extraordinary events of the past quarter of a century. There’s also the chance to watch their original reports.
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Ethiopia MICHAEL BUERK
Ethiopia: October 1984
In October 1984 Michael Buerk travelled to Northern Ethiopia to witness the terrible human suffering caused by the combination of widespread famine and civil war.

Reflections
Original Report
Michael Buerk Michael Buerk
"One tiny village had been swamped by 85,000 people"

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