Posts tagged as: Fesseha Nair

Democratic Federalism its advantages and disadvantages

By Fesseha Nair Federalism is a system of government that establishes a constitutionally specified division of powers between different levels of government. There are usually two main levels: (a) a national, central or federal level; and (b) a state, provincial or regional level. In some cases, however, a federal system may prescribe a three-fold distribution […]

State and Constitution building in Eritrea : Minority Rights in state building

By Fesseha Nair  How can the oppression of ethnic minorities in post-dictatorship transitions be best addressed through constitution building and state structure? Where constitution building takes place in the aftermath of conflict or after the fall of dictatorship the relationship between different ethnic minorities and dominant ethnic groups within the state are often difficult and […]

The difference between federation and confederation 

By Fesseha Nair  Unity in Diversity  “ The concept of federalism is not a new concept as some Ethiopian or Eritrean political elites define. It is a unity without uniformity and diversity without fragmentation.”  Diversity is used as an expression of harmony and unity between dissimilar individuals or groups. It is a concept of “unity without […]

National Conference in accelerating Move

By :Fesseha Nair The internal conflict between the Eritrean political elites and their organizations is not new but began since the birth of Eritrean nationalism in late 40th during the British Military administration and passed down through generations from the disposal of Eritrea after the end of Italian colonialism and still is alive with the […]

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