17 Jan Jailed Ethiopian opposition leader Merera Gudina has been freed after more than a year in detention. The leader of the Oromo Federalist. YeEthiopya Poletika Miskilikil guzona YeHywete Tizitawoch (KeEthiopia Temariwoch Nikinake Eske Eihadeg) የኢትዮጵያ ፖለቲካ ምስቅልቅል ጉዞና የህይወቴ . Book Review: Merera Gudina: Ethiopia: Competing Ethnic Nationalism and the Quest for Democracy, N.P Shaker Publishing

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In lieu of an abstract, here is a brief excerpt of the content: Rather than responding to any ghdina merits in ethnic federalism, the Ethiopian version is primarily a product of its unique historical itinerary. Cohen persuasively shows the limits of the linguistic principle in defining the federated units; language gudona ethnicity are far from identical The three provinces [End Page ] containing ethnic communities far too small to constitute separate units have encountered innumerable difficulties, perhaps exacerbated by the federal formula, as Vaughan and Feyissa compellingly document.

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Learn more at Author Central. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. This website uses cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website. After his release, Merera went to Egypt to complete his education at the American University in Cairo. Blok Contact Us Help.

Political career [ edit ] Merera founded the Oromo National Congress ONC inwhich became the largest Oromo opposition group by parliament seats after the national elections. Merera has also said Oromo people have historically participated in the creation of Modern Ethiopia, including the monarchy. In addition to the pair of chapters on multi-ethnic southern units, one might have wished for comparable case study contributions of particularly problematic provinces such as Oromiya or Somali.

Mreera autochthonous principle in mererw employment and educational policies is a frequent source of conflict. He has been described as Ethiopia’s “leading opposition politician”. AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally.

Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. In rebellion against the centralized empire constructed by Menelik and consolidated by Haile Selassie, by the early s a young intelligentsia emerged which found in Marxism-Leninism diagnosis and remedy for what they regarded as the humiliating feudal backwardness of Ethiopia.

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Book titles OR Journal titles. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. He participates in several scholarly conferences worldwide, including in the United States, concerning political and social developments of Ethiopia. Due to a court decision in which awarded the name of the ONC to a splinter group, the original ONC assumed a new name, the Oromo people’s Congress.

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Elements of Soviet dogma were borrowed by the Derg, and influenced the redrawing of provincial lines on linguistic criteria in Are you an author? For different reasons, large numbers among the two biggest groups — Amhara and Oromo — are sceptical or disaffected towards the current political order. The constitution merely ratified this reality.

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Merera Gudina, Ethiopia opposition leader, freed

A broad comparative perspective is provided by Will Kymlicka, a political philosopher noted for his normative reconciliation of liberalism and multiculturalism. Perhaps in deference to this reality, the authors balance their identification of obstacles with a list of hopeful Without cookies your mefera may not be seamless.

Merera was detained at the Adis Ababa airport in Ethiopia upon his return from Europe in December All Formats Paperback Sort by: Merera believes in the self-determination of Oromo people and self-rule under Ethiopia umbrella.