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Spike in Eritreans fleeing into Ethiopia

Spike in Eritreans fleeing into Ethiopia

Over 200 Eritrean refugees are crossing the heavily fortified and dangerous border into neighbouring Ethiopia daily, the United Nations said in a report noting a “spike” in those fleeing. Tens of thousands of people have fled the Horn of Africa country, escaping open-ended conscription and the iron-grip rule of President Issaias Afewerki, with many continuing […]

Does the Ethiopian Constitution allow for a unilateral secession of the member states of the federation?

The explicit constitutional recognition of the right of nations, nationalities, and peoples to secession is one of the highly debated politico-legal issues in Ethiopia. Election times, in particular, are good reminders of the debates surrounding the explicit recognition of secession in the Ethiopian constitution. The opinions of academics and politicians, on the matter, are highly […]