Showing posts tagged with: Peace and Security
15Aug
BRIEFING: Political situation in Sudan (Follow-up)
Publication

“It is clear that some of the population in Sudan remains dissatisfied with the agreement between the TMC and the FFC on the transition, especially since the implementation of the Political Declaration and the Constitutional Declaration will not be followed by direct effects perceptible to the population (the TMC will be dissolved, but the military will retain the presidency of the Sovereign Transition Council during the first 21 months of the transition).” […]

Read More
24Jul
BRIEFING : Ethiopia, political tensions in the context of the creation of a Sidama State
Publication

“The heavy-handed intervention by security forces during the July 22 demonstrations in Hawassa could radicalize the positions of the pro-Sidama state movement in the region, leading to even more violent clashes.” […]

Read More
22Jul
Ethiopia-Eritrea peace deal one year later: back to the (hard) reality?
Insight
The signing of the peace agreement between Ethiopia and its neighbor, Eritrea, on July 9, 2018 brought new economic and political hopes to the region. Moreover, for both Addis Ababa and Asmara, it meant not only the end of two decades of a frozen-positions war, but also the opening of unexpected perspectives. One year on, however, progresses seem to have remained mainly symbolic.

Read More
03Jul
BRIEFING: Attempted coup against the regional government of Amhara, Ethiopia
Publication

“Starting on June 22, the country experienced increasing security tension. Between 22 and June 29, Ethiopian authorities arrested 212 members of the Amhara regional security forces, including the head of the regional Special Forces. Similarly, some 40 activists of the Amhara Nationalist Political Party (NaMa) were arrested by the federal authorities in Addis Ababa and in the vicinity of the federal capital.” […]

Read More