Religious Conflicts in Ethiopia and Eritrea By Emily Rueber
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Competing Groups & Beliefs <ul><li>Amharic Christians in Ethiopia </li></ul><ul><li>Muslims in Eritrea </li></ul><ul><li>A...
History <ul><li>1600s- Ottoman Empire controlled everything but the Amharic Christians </li></ul><ul><li>1870s to 1900s- I...
Heart of the Issues <ul><li>Muslims wanting an Islamic government for themselves </li></ul><ul><li>Language difference </l...
U.N. Current Resolution and Statements on the Issue <ul><li>To leave Eritrea as an independent country </li></ul><ul><li>W...
Recent Solution and Position <ul><li>Eritrea is an independent Islamic country  </li></ul><ul><li>Tense relations between ...
Religion’s Role <ul><li>Different beliefs caused the tension </li></ul><ul><li>It influenced 100% of all the thoughts and ...
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Religious Conflicts in Ethiopia and Eritrea

  1. 1. Religious Conflicts in Ethiopia and Eritrea By Emily Rueber
  2. 2. Map
  3. 3. Competing Groups & Beliefs <ul><li>Amharic Christians in Ethiopia </li></ul><ul><li>Muslims in Eritrea </li></ul><ul><li>Amharics thought they should control the Muslims in Eritrea </li></ul><ul><li>Eritreans wanted secession from the Amharics </li></ul>
  4. 4. History <ul><li>1600s- Ottoman Empire controlled everything but the Amharic Christians </li></ul><ul><li>1870s to 1900s- Italy colonized Eritrea </li></ul><ul><li>1950- Eritrea was taken under Ethiopia </li></ul><ul><li>1950 to 1990- Muslims fought for secession </li></ul><ul><li>1991- Eritrea was born a country again </li></ul>
  5. 5. Heart of the Issues <ul><li>Muslims wanting an Islamic government for themselves </li></ul><ul><li>Language difference </li></ul><ul><li>Religious beliefs </li></ul>
  6. 6. U.N. Current Resolution and Statements on the Issue <ul><li>To leave Eritrea as an independent country </li></ul><ul><li>Will take a long time to solve to make the many religious groups happy </li></ul>
  7. 7. Recent Solution and Position <ul><li>Eritrea is an independent Islamic country </li></ul><ul><li>Tense relations between Ethiopian Christians and Muslims </li></ul><ul><li>Ethiopia’s problems are still ongoing </li></ul><ul><li>Muslims live in east Ethiopia </li></ul>
  8. 8. Religion’s Role <ul><li>Different beliefs caused the tension </li></ul><ul><li>It influenced 100% of all the thoughts and opinions of the two groups </li></ul>

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