Eritrea: Towards Unity in Diversity (July 1997)
From the MRG Archive
Emerging from a devastating 30-year war, the new Eritrean government’s efforts to reconstruct its multi-ethnic society and transform its economy have been hailed as a model of nation-building. MRG’s Report Eritrea: Towards Unity in Diversity discusses the drawing up of a constitution which will aim to ensure a variety of rights. However, the question remains, how far will these rights be guaranteed in practice? For example, how far can Eritrea protect the rights of minorities and, at the same time, promote the unity of the state?