Welcome to the Internet pages of
the Ethiopian Medhin Democratic Party (MEDHIN). Thank you so
much for showing interest in our Party and our
The Rule of Law and Civil
MEDHIN strongly believes that the state has primary
responsibility of safeguarding, nurturing and ensuring the
human and democratic rights of its citizens.
committed to the primacy of the rule of law in all acts of
government and to the prohibition of any violation of the
rights of citizens without due process of law.
adopts the UN and AU declarations on Human Rights as its
MEDHIN advocates the establishment of a parliamentary
federal multi-party democracy in Ethiopia.
to consider the constitutions of the United States, India and
Switzerland as reference models in the careful drafting of a
federal constitution for Ethiopia.
MEDHIN is strongly
committed to the principle of the equality of all of the
groups that constitutes Ethiopia.
MEDHIN is committed
to a free market economic system for Ethiopia. Private land
ownership shall not be restricted.
MEDHIN is committed to Ethiopia’s unity, sovereignty and
territorial integrity as a nation-state which extends to her
internationally recognised borders on land, air and
MEDHIN does not
subscribe to the erroneous notion that the principle of self
determination can be used to break up a sovereign state on the
basis of race, religion, culture, or
MEDHIN believes that the mutual interest of the diverse
groups in Ethiopia by far exceed their differences and special
MEDHIN is strongly
committed to a peaceful resolution of disputes through an
independent and impartial judicial
that Ethiopia’s foreign policy should be based on the
principles of peaceful relations, mutual respect, and
non-interference in the internal affairs of any nation
MEDHIN is committed to establish a federal,
multi-party democracy firmly rooted in the principles of
freedom, equality, liberty and justice for all. MEDHIN is
dedicated to rid Ethiopia of war, hunger, disease, poverty and
economic backwardness by marshalling
its human and natural
I would like to invite you to
browse these pages and gain information about the MEDHIN and
Prof. Seyoum Gelaye
Chairman of the