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Eritrea – Ethiopia: Respect for International Law, the Way Forward

Violation of final and binding international law
End the Occupation. If continued appeasement and cuddling of successive Ethiopian regimes, irrespective of their untold crimes and violation of international law, is the “norm”, then one may kiss peace in this region goodbye.

By Sophia Tesfamariam,

13 April 2016 will mark the 14th anniversary of the Eritrea Ethiopia Boundary Commission’s (EEBC) “final and binding” delimitation decision and unfortunately, neither the UN Security Council, nor guarantors and witnesses to the Algiers Agreements, have mustered the political will to enforce the EEBC’s final and binding delimitation and demarcation decisions, emboldening the regime in Ethiopia to flout international law and continue with its belligerence stance-occupation of sovereign Eritrean territories, including Badme, the casus belli for the 1998-2000 border conflict to Eritrea, “unequivocally” awarded to Eritrea by the EEBC. Continue reading Eritrea – Ethiopia: Respect for International Law, the Way Forward