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Name: Constitution of Eritrea.
Country: Eritrea
Subject(s): Constitutional law
Type of legislation: Constitution
Adopted on: 1997-05-23
Entry into force:
Published on: Official English translation, 55 p.
ISN: ERI-1997-C-50149
Bibliography: Official English translation, 55 p.
Constitutions of the Countries of the World, 1999, Gisbert H. Flanz, Oceana Publications, Dobbs Ferry, USA, 24 p.
Constitution on-line Constitution on-line Centre for Human Rights, University of Pretoria, South Africa PDF of Constitution PDF of Constitution (consulted on 2009-05-25)
Constitution on-line Constitution on-line Eritrean Law Society, Eritrea PDF of Constitution PDF of Constitution (consulted on 2016-01-21)
Abstract/Citation: Chapter III provides for fundamental rights, freedoms and duties. Inter alia, prohibits discrimination based on race, ethnic origin, language, colour, gender, religion, disability, age, political views, or social or economic status; also prohibits forced labour and torture. Provides the right to due process of law and freedom of association (art. 19). Art. 27 allows the President to proclaim a state of emergency.

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