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Buy and Download Description During the longest standing armed conflict in Africa - the Eritrean struggle for liberation from Ethiopia - over one-quarter of Eritrea's population became refugees. The majority, as many as 500,000 people, sought asylum in Sudan, where some have now been for up to thirty years (Kibreab 1996a, Kibreab 1996b). In May 1991, after thirty years of trench warfare, Eritrea achieved liberation from Ethiopia. Although there is acknowledgement of food and humanitarian aid supplied during the war to nongovernment-controlled areas through the Sudan-based Cross-Border Operation, there is a clear and pervasive sense within Eritrea that Eritrea had to and did win its independence alone, without help from any nation or international body. In April 1993 an official referendum was held with over 99 percent of eligible Eritreans affirming their wish for Eritrea to be an independent nation. Until the referendum the Eritrean People's Liberation Front (EPLF) was the Provisional Government of Eritrea (PGE). The issue of the return of the refugees from Sudan to Eritrea quickly became a salient issue for PGE, for the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), and for international donors. During the longest standing armed conflict in Africa - the Eritrean struggle for liberation from Ethiopia - over one-quarter of Eritrea's population became refugees. The majority, as many as 500,000 people, sought asylum in Sudan, where some have
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