On this day September 15th, in 1952, previously a colony of Italy, the United Nations turns over Eritrea to Ethiopia to be linked through a loose federal structure. Eritrea was expected to have it’s own administrative and judicial structure in addition to it’s own flag, taxation system, and defense system.
Ethiopian leader, Haile Selassie attempted to undercut Eritrea’s independent status and forced them to abolish their Federation and join the Imperial Ethiopian Fold. Once this was established military forces in Eritrea began militant opposition leading to the Eritrean War of Independence.
http://famousdaily.com/history/un-turns-over-eritrea-to-ethiopia.html

On this day September 15th, in 1952, previously a colony of Italy, the United Nations turns over Eritrea to Ethiopia to be linked through a loose federal structure. Eritrea was expected to have it’s own administrative and judicial structure in addition to it’s own flag, taxation system, and defense system.

Ethiopian leader, Haile Selassie attempted to undercut Eritrea’s independent status and forced them to abolish their Federation and join the Imperial Ethiopian Fold. Once this was established military forces in Eritrea began militant opposition leading to the Eritrean War of Independence.

http://famousdaily.com/history/un-turns-over-eritrea-to-ethiopia.html

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    Today is the day USA, UN, and Ethiopia screwed Eritrea over royally. Anyone who thinks they know an inkling about...
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