Urging US Congress to pass the bill H.R. 2760 sign now

By now, most of you in the US congress know about the letter written by the Ethiopian Prime Minister to the UN Security Council. Eritreans who are residents in the State of Maryland categorically reject the letter and its contents and urge the United States Congress to do the same by passing the bill H.R. 2760 co-sponsored by US Representatives Tom Lantos (D-California), Donald Payne (D-New Jersey), Edward Royce (R-California) and Elliot Engel (D-New York) that calls for the speedy demarcation of the Eritrea Ethiopia Border.

The independent Eritrea-Ethiopia Border Commission (EEBC) has delivered its final and binding verdict, and both countries must abide by the decision and allow the speedy demarcation of the border. What the Ethiopian Prime Minister is proposing is illegal, and Eritrea can not be party to such illegal and irresponsible acts.

Badme was and has always been sovereign Eritrean territory and the Border Commission has re-affirmed that fact. The US Congress should not take the Prime Ministers threat of war lightly. Ethiopia launched three successive offensives which resulted in the death of over 123,000 Ethiopians and 19,000 Eritreans. The Ethiopian invasion of sovereign Eritrean territories resulted in the destruction of infrastructure, schools, hospitals, and churches which Eritrea is trying to repair and rehabilitate. The international community can not allow that to happen again.

Ethiopia has violated the terms of the Algiers Agreement repeatedly and now had decided to reject the EEBC ruling further undermining the peace treaty. Clearly the time has come for the international community, and specifically the guarantors of the Algiers Agreement, to shoulder their responsibilities. Eritrea, which has scrupulously respected the Agreement, accepted the border decision, and shown tremendous restraint and patience.

We, the undersigned members of Eritrean community ask you to spare the people of Eritrea and Ethiopia by acting courageously and passing H.R. 2760 denying Ethiopia the resource to wage another war.

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Latest Signatures

  • 17 January 2016300. Amanuel M
    I Support the bill H. R. 2760 District PG
  • 14 January 2016299. Selam Hawkins
    Pray!, Pray!, let us turn our head to God. He will give us what we want. God Bless Eritrean & Ethiopian. Peace!!! District N/A
  • 09 January 2016298. Goytom G
    The U.S. should stand behind its' rhetoric and pressure the Ethiopian government and people to stand by their commitments to accept the EEBC decision. War should not break out because they don't like the ruling. District washington, dc
  • 04 January 2016297. Liya G
    Eritrean people had suffered a 30 year war to obtain its independence and to live a better life. But still we are going through the same path for the last five years. We deserve a better,a war free and peaceful life. District Montgomery County
  • 04 January 2016296. Negus S
    keep up the good job peace lovers District Des Plaines, IL
  • 29 December 2015295. Adiam G
    I support this petition
  • 09 December 2015294. Meron B
    let do the right for those who need and poorly ppls of eritrea and ethiopia which they lost more than 150.000 ppls just for to seat in power for meles (ethiopian)which lieing twice a day 60 times a month now he think he's goin to use all the way as he did
  • 21 November 2015293. Beraki Y
    I support this petition
  • 20 November 2015292. Hassen S
    Im urging the U.S Congress to pass the bill H.R. 2760 as soon as possible.I would like to thank the U.S congress for taking the time to view and consider the petition. I would like also to express that your Cooperation to this urgent matter is highly appr
  • 19 October 2015291. Hiabu H
    By passing the bill 2760 you will definitely save the people of Eritrea and Ethiopia from another catastrophic war. District Montgomery
  • 15 September 2015290. Isaac N
    I support this petition
  • 08 September 2015289. Yohannes M
    I support this petition
  • 07 September 2015288. Ghirmay M
    I support this petition
  • 29 August 2015287. Selamawit Am
    Please pass the H.R.2760 It will send a strong message to the world specially to the African nation not only for Ethiopia and Eritrea and Icallthe for US congress to support the UN border commission dicision. District MONTGOMERY COUNTY
  • 28 August 2015286. Province O
  • 26 August 2015285. Donkoro S
    get lost zombi District get out of my land
  • 22 August 2015284. Tedros G
    I support this petition
  • 29 July 2015283. Yohannes A
    In the world welive in the only way is to live by the rule of law hence, we need to obey the out come of all verdicts.
  • 20 July 2015282. Abraham K
    I support this petition
  • 13 July 2015281. Girmay Barrera
    Pressure on ethiopia is the only way to implement the peace agreement finally
  • 13 July 2015280. Simon Tekiem
    I support this petition
  • 11 July 2015279. Kidisti A
    I support this petition
  • 01 July 2015278. Simon W
    I support this petition
  • 28 June 2015277. Lul S
    Demarcation is the only way to peace! District Minnesota
  • 20 June 2015276. Huruy Hh
    I support this petition
  • 14 June 2015275. Haile G
    I support this petition
  • 02 June 2015274. Issayas Kennedy
    Please leave Ethiopia alone. Peace doesn't come through subterfuge but mutual understanding. Respect Ethiopia's rights to get respected by Ethiopia and Ethiopians. District В

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