Closing the Transition: the May 1995 Elections in Ethiopia

@article{Lyons1996ClosingTT,
  title={Closing the Transition: the May 1995 Elections in Ethiopia},
  author={Terrence Lyons},
  journal={The Journal of Modern African Studies},
  year={1996},
  volume={34},
  pages={121 - 142}
}
  • T. Lyons
  • Published 1 March 1996
  • Political Science
  • The Journal of Modern African Studies
The Ethiopian transition, that began with the overthrow of military dictator Mengistu Haile Mariam in May 1991, formally ended with the swearing in of the newly elected Government of the Federal Republic of Ethiopia in August 1995. The intervening four years were a contentious time of clashes among rival political forces to determine the rules under which the transition would be conducted and hence which forces would be favoured. The first act of the Ethiopian Peoples Revolutionary Democratic… 

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