The Case Against Ethiopia’s Ethnic Federalism

 Source: Ethiopia Insight posted on 30 June 2021 a commentary titled “Ethnic Federalism: A Theory Threatening to Kill Ethiopia” by Kassahun Melesse, Oregon State University.  

The author argues that ethnic federalism has been a major barrier to national unity and common public institutions. Ethiopia must move away from its Soviet-inspired ethnic federalism to achieve peace, prosperity and democracy.  

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