Human Rights Council


Fachrozi Akram

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Committee      : Human Rights Council

Country           : Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia

Delegate          : Fachrozi Akram Marvi, Universitas Negeri Jakarta

Topic A           : Reform of the 1961 Convention on the Reduction of the Statelessness to

  address human rights violations in Myanmar and Palestine.


Ethiopia have a history related to statelessness. In May 1998, a border dispute with Eritrea led to the Eritrean–Ethiopian War, which lasted until June 2000 and cost both countries an estimated $1 million a day. According to a ruling by an international commission in The Hague, Eritrea broke international law and triggered the war by invading Ethiopia.


During this war, Ethiopia denationalized indivi...