Prisoners of War - Eritrea's Claim 17, Eritrea v Ethiopia, Partial Award, ICGJ 350 (PCA 2003), 1st July 2003, Permanent Court of Arbitration [PCA]; Eritrea-Ethiopia Claims Commission
Whether and to what extent the Commission had jurisdiction over Eritrea’s claims concerning the treatment of its prisoners of war (‘POWs’) by Ethiopia.
Whether the applicable provisions of the Geneva Conventions represented customary international law, and how the burden of proof in establishing the customary status of treaty rules was allocated.
What the evidentiary standard was for finding violations of humanitarian law.
For which breaches of humanitarian law Ethiopia was liable.
Whether Eritrea’s request that the Commission order the return of personal property of Eritrean POWs that was taken by Ethiopia or its personnel should be upheld.