Tag Archive | Border

Bringing the Eritrean People in from the Cold

            Strathink Editorial Team The Commission has concluded that Eritrean officials have committed crimes against humanity. Crimes of enslavement, imprisonment, enforced disappearances, torture, persecution, rape, murder and other inhumane acts – have been committed as part of a widespread and systematic campaign since 1991 aimed at maintaining control over the […]

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Sudanese Soldiers Abduct Ethiopian Farm Workers Again

Horn Affairs JUNE 16, 2016 @ 7:18 AM by Daniel Berhane Sudanese soldiers raided an Ethiopian commercial farm on Tuesday,  The soldiers abducted at least five farm workers and seized two tractors from a commercial far near the border. The commercial farm raided by the Sudanese is located in Benshangul Gumuz region, Metekel zone, Guba […]

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Fighting subsides after Ethiopians seized Eritrean stronghold: Source

by Daniel Berhane The heavy fighting in the Tsorena area of the Ethiopian Eritrea border subsided after the later retreated from a strategic location, a military source confided to HornAffairs. The situation in Sheraro and Zalambesa areas remain highly tense and volatile. A major fighting broke out between the two armies in Tsorena area on Sunday […]

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Eritrea, Ethiopia trade blame for border clashes

ADDIS ABABA | BY AARON MAASHO  Eritrea and Ethiopia accused each other of starting clashes on Sunday between their soldiers in a border region, highlighting persistent tension over a boundary dispute that triggered war in 1998-2000. Ethiopia said the situation was calm on Monday, after a resident on the Ethiopian side reported the sound of […]

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Eritrea blames Ethiopia for border clash

BBC Image copyrightAFPImage captionThe 1998-2000 border war between Ethiopia and Eritrea led to the deaths of around 80,000 people Eritrea has accused Ethiopia of launching an attack at the countries’ heavily-militarised border. Ethiopia has not commented on the reported fighting in the Tsorona area, about half-way along the frontier. Residents on the Ethiopian side of […]

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Ethiopia’s army has entered South Sudan in search of 100 kidnapped children

From Quartz 32 WRITTEN BY Jason Patinkin Ethiopia’s army entered South Sudan this week to search for over 100 children abducted by a South Sudanese militia during a cross-border cattle raid last month. Ethiopia said the raiders killed over 200 people and blamed the attack on an ethnic Murle militia from South Sudan’s Boma area, […]

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Sudan Threatens to Close Border with South Sudan Again

Sudan – South Sudan map Reuters March 17, 2016 10:20 AM KHARTOUM—Sudan will close its recently reopened border with South Sudan once again if that country persists in its support for armed rebel groups, presidential aide Ibrahim Mahmoud said on Thursday. Sudan’s President Omar Hassan al-Bashir ordered the opening of his country’s border with South […]

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Ethiopian Gov’t confirms clash with insurgents near Ethio-Eritrea border

From Horn Affairs by Daniel Berhane About thirty armed men were killed and captured after a skirmish near Ethiopian-Eritrean border, according to a statement from the Ethiopian Federal Police today. The statement came a week after a similar claim by an insurgent group “Patriots Ginbot-7″. Federal Police’s statement said, “a group of infiltrators, not exceeding […]

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