Dr BereketOn June 8, 2010, Dr. Bereket Habte Selassie addressed the issue of Constitutionalism in Africa in an event organized by U.S. Institute of Peace (USIP) to celebrate the publication of “Framing the State in Times of Transition: Case Studies in Constitution Making, edited by Laurel Miller”.  

Dr BereketOn June 8, 2010, Dr. Bereket Habte Selassie addressed the issue of Constitutionalism in Africa in an event organized by U.S. Institute of Peace (USIP) to celebrate the publication of “Framing the State in Times of Transition: Case Studies in Constitution Making, edited by Laurel Miller”.  

DrBereketIssa Shivji, Mwalimu Nyerere professor of Pan-African Studies at the University of Dar es Salaam, interviews Bereket Habte Selassie, an observer and participant in African politics for almost five decades. From the first All Africa People’s Conference in 1958, to the ‘doubt’ and ‘desperation’ of the current African reality, Selassie provides a thoughtful perspective on the history Pan-Africanism, as well as advice for the future of the African Union. This interview first appeared in Pan-African journal Chemchemi.

DrBereketIssa Shivji, Mwalimu Nyerere professor of Pan-African Studies at the University of Dar es Salaam, interviews Bereket Habte Selassie, an observer and participant in African politics for almost five decades. From the first All Africa People’s Conference in 1958, to the ‘doubt’ and ‘desperation’ of the current African reality, Selassie provides a thoughtful perspective on the history Pan-Africanism, as well as advice for the future of the African Union. This interview first appeared in Pan-African journal Chemchemi.

For a number of years now, we have witnessed an ugly war launched on one of Eritrea’s venerable elder statesmen and an internationally renowned scholar, Professor Bereket Habte Selassie. A person who is a source of pride for Eritreans (and indeed Africans) has been vilified and defamed by resort to the most outrageous stories that can only be cooked by diseased minds.

For a number of years now, we have witnessed an ugly war launched on one of Eritrea’s venerable elder statesmen and an internationally renowned scholar, Professor Bereket Habte Selassie. A person who is a source of pride for Eritreans (and indeed Africans) has been vilified and defamed by resort to the most outrageous stories that can only be cooked by diseased minds.

Dr BThe distinguished Professor of African Studies, Professor of Law and former Chairman of the Constitution Drafting Commission of Eritrea Dr. Bereket Habte Selassie appeals to the Commissionaire of United Nations High Commission for Refugees,  Mr Antonio Guterres, to intervene and stop the Libyan authorities from forcibly deporting Eritrean refugees in their custody back to Eritrea.

Dr BThe distinguished Professor of African Studies, Professor of Law and former Chairman of the Constitution Drafting Commission of Eritrea Dr. Bereket Habte Selassie appeals to the Commissionaire of United Nations High Commission for Refugees,  Mr Antonio Guterres, to intervene and stop the Libyan authorities from forcibly deporting Eritrean refugees in their custody back to Eritrea.