The Government of Eritrea
State of Eritrea
One-Party Presidential Republic
18 years of age; universal
unicameral National Assembly (150 seats; members elected by direct popular vote to serve five-year terms)
Politics of Eritrea takes place in a framework of a single-party presidential
republic, whereby the Eritrean President is both head of state and head of
Political structure of Eritrea. Eritrea's president Isaias Afworki, the national
Features map and brief descriptions of the geography, people, government,
economy, communications, transportation, military and transnational issues.
Constitution: The Constitution of Eritrea was ratified by the Constituent Assembly
in 1997, but has yet to be entered into force. Government Type: Transitional ...
conventional short form: Eritrea local long form: Hagere Ertra local short form:
Ertra former: Eritrea Autonomous Region in Ethiopia. Government type:
A United Nations Commission of Inquiry on Eritrea concluded in 2015 that the
Eritrean government engages in “systemic, widespread and gross human rights ...
May 4, 2016 ... The perceived threat of war is said to have been used by the government to
clamp down on society. Eritrea is a one-party state, and its 1997 ...
Dec 2, 2016 ... The United States supported Eritrea's independence, but ongoing government
detention of political dissidents and others, the closure of the ...
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