Past event

Research Event

Post-Liberation Eritrea: How a Once Hopeful and Admired Revolution Ended Up in a One-Party Autocracy

Chatham House, London

Africa Programme, Horn of Africa Project

Event documents

Meeting Summary - Professor Bereket Habte Sellassie
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Participants

Professor Bereket H. Selassie, University of North Carolina
Chair: Sally Healy, Associate Fellow, Africa Programme, Chatham House

Overview

The speaker will discuss how after obtaining its independence from Ethiopia in 1993, Eritrea - once a promising nation - has deteriorated into a state of paralysis because of its anti-democratic one-party regime.

Professor Bereket Habte Selassie, is an internationally renowned jurist, academic and Pan-Africanist who served as chairman of the Constitutional Commission of Eritrea between 1994 and 1997.

For more information please contact Tighisti Amare.