The Derg’s promise to return power to civilian rule when it usurped power in 1974 is still fresh in our memories. In many countries, the military did promise to return to civilian rule almost without exception.
Operations undertaken by the Ethiopian federal government have freed the Tigrayan people from decades of misrule by the Tigray People’s Liberation Front (TPLF). This has ignited new hopes, but also anxieties, about Ethiopia’s future and its role in the Horn of Africa and beyond.
“notwithstanding the provisions of sub-article (1)(g) of this Article, Oromia Courts shall have criminal jurisdiction over offences committed against Oromia state institutions, properties, documents and interests situated in the Addis Ababa city administration.”