BY GETACHEW GEBREKIROS TEMARE | ETHIOPIA-INSIGHT
For decades, the specter of secession has hung over Ethiopian politics. From the early 1960s, Eritrean insurgents fought for independence, until they finally achieved their goal in a 1993 referendum. At times over the past half-century, Somali, Oromo, and Tigrayan liberation fronts all also toyed with cleaving from the Ethiopian state. Continue reading The Republic of Tigray? No Thanks!