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Operation Fenkil: Decisive Victory that Signaled the End of Ethiopian Colonialism

Operation Fenkil was one of the most decisive military operations that ends Ethiopian colonialism in Eritrea. 
Operation Fenkil was one of the most decisive military operations that heralded the end of Ethiopian colonialism in Eritrea.

BY HABTOM TESFAMICHAEL | SHABAIT

Operation Fenkil was one of the most decisive military operations that heralded the end of Ethiopian colonialism in Eritrea. The operation was carried out through the coordinated attack of the infantry, the mechanized and the then nascent naval forces of the Eritrean People’s Liberation Front (EPLF). Continue reading Operation Fenkil: Decisive Victory that Signaled the End of Ethiopian Colonialism

Ethiopia Decides to Fully Implement Border Ruling with Eritrea 16 Years Later

This is encouraging but not surprising. Such decision should have come 18 years ago, not today. Let Ethiopia do what it takes to enable normalization of relation with Eritrea today by vacating from all Eritrean territories including Badme, without preconditions.

BY TESFANEWS

Ethiopia has announced on Tuesday to fully implement the Algiers Agreement and the “Final and Binding” decision of the Eritrea Ethiopia Boundary Commission (EEBC) ruling that gave the town of Badme, which was the flashpoint of the war, and surrounding territory to Eritrea. Continue reading Ethiopia Decides to Fully Implement Border Ruling with Eritrea 16 Years Later

Virtual Demarcation: Poor Excuse for Ethiopia’s 14 years Long Occupation

The late Prime Minister of Ethiopia Meles Zenawi once said well respected diplomats told him that virtual demarcation of boundary is nothing but a ‘legal nonsense’. But who were these “well respected diplomats” advising the regime for the occupation of sovereign Eritrean territories for the last 14 years?

By Sophia Tesfamariam,

Many scholars, journalists and lawmakers prefer to label Ethiopia’s occupation of Eritrean territories as being some kind of “stalemate”, “deadlock” etc. in the peace process. This has emboldened the minority regime in Ethiopia to continue with its belligerent stance for over a decade. Instead of enforcing the EEBC’s decisions, the U.S. led international community has instead chosen to remain silent publicly, while it works to erode the EEBC’s delimitation and demarcation decisions in private. Continue reading Virtual Demarcation: Poor Excuse for Ethiopia’s 14 years Long Occupation