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Abyei Arbitration

On Saturday 18 April, oral proceedings opened in the Abyei Arbitration between the Government of Sudan and the Sudan People’s Liberation Movement/Army.  The case is taking place at the Permanent Court of Arbitration in The Hague.  The legal issues raised in the proceedings are relatively familiar to many international lawyers, involving the delimitation and demarcation of land territory.  However, this arbitration has a number of unusual features.