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Secession in Ethiopia

This is probably the world’s most explicit Constitution regarding secession and plurinationality. The Ethiopian Constitution proclaims the “unrestricted” right of “Nations, Nationalities and Peoples” to “self-determination up to secession” (Article 39.1). The African country —which from late 19th century until the end of the Cold War sought to build a highly centralized power— has beenContinue reading “Secession in Ethiopia”