Ethiopia: the Ethnopolitical Situation in the State of Southern Peoples


Roza Ismagilova


The article for the first time analyses complex ethnopolitical situation in the most heterogeneous Regional State of Ethiopia. The author shows the roots and causes of inter- and intraethnic relations and conflicts, struggle of ethnic groups for self-determination and identity, as well as competition of ethnic elites for power and recourses.


Ethiopia, ethnic federalism, interethnic relations and conflicts, identity, self-determination, protest movements


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