Examining some of the raisons d'être for the Ethiopian anti-terrorism law

Author:Wondwossen Demissie Kassa
Position::PhD student at Flinders University of South Australia
Pages:49-66
SUMMARY

There has been a proliferation of counter-terrorism legislation around the world following 9/11, a turning point in the history of counter-terrorism. Ethiopia passed its anti-terrorism law in July 2009. This law and its application have been controversial since its promulgation. A debate on several issues relating to the law and its (mis)application was held in August 2013. Whether the law is... (see full summary)


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