n AFFRIKA Journal of Politics, Economics and Society - Political security in Ethiopia : situations and legal contests

Volume 9 Number 2
  • ISSN : 1998-4936
  • E-ISSN: 2075-6534


Ethiopia has endorsed human rights from UDHR and by its FDRE, (1995) constitution in which such rights are accounts for one-third of the contents of the constitutions. The paper was aimed at examining the situations of political security and its challenge from a legal perspective. It was investigated through a qualitative research approach, secondary sources of data were highly employed, and the time framed focused since 2005. According to the finding of the research, the political security situations of Ethiopia is characterized by torture and ill-treatment, political repression and enforced disappearances which are made by legal and institutional mechanisms by declaring different proclamations.

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