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Anti – Federalism ma dhashii Emperor Haileselasei baa ee 1961 iyo Taariikhda ” Shida square ” Taaladii Sandalka ee Asmara


Shida Square – Asmara

Shida Square is a roundabout in Asmara which displays a giant pair of 5meter long sculpted metal sandals. In Arabic, ‘shida’ means sandals. During the long war with Ethiopia, Eritrean fighters wore sandals.

The Eritrean struggle for statehood is traced back to 1961 when Emperor Haileselasei dissolved the federal legislature of Eritrea.
After decades of civil war, Eritrea became a de facto independent state on May 23, 1991.

Eritrea formally joined the community of nations in 1993 after a UN monitored referendum was held with Ethiopia’s consent.

Eritrea commemorated its 26th anniversary today, May 23, 2017.l legislature of Eritrea.
After decades of civil war, Eritrea became a de facto independent state on May 23, 1991.

Eritrea formally joined the community of nations in 1993 after a UN monitored referendum was held with Ethiopia’s consent.

Eritrea commemorated its 26th anniversary , May 23, 2017.

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