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Mengistu Haile Mariam - Victims 1.5 million (Eritreans/political opponents)


Mengistu Haile Mariam | Tyrants and Dictators of History. Ethiopia

Emblem of the People's Democratic Republic of Ethiopia (PDRE), was the official name of Ethiopia from 1987 to 1991, as established by the Communist government of Mengistu Haile Mariam and the Workers' Party of Ethiopia (WPE). Its creation led to the dissolution of the Derg, the military junta formerly in charge of the country.


By 1963, Cuba was moving towards a full-fledged Communist system modeled on the USSR. During the 1970s, Fidel Castro dispatched tens of thousands of troops in support of Soviet-supported wars in Africa. He supported the MPLA in Angola and Mengistu Haile Mariam in Ethiopia. The standard of living in the 1970s was "extremely spartan" and discontent was rife. Fidel Castro admitted the failures of economic policies in a 1970 speech. In 1975 the OAS lifted its sanctions against Cuba, ...


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10 Of The World's Most Ruthless Dictators - Mengistu Haile Mariam was the prominent politician that led Ethiopia from 1974 to 1991. He was also the colonel of the Derg, communist militia. Mariam had initiated the Red Terror campaign. The Red Terror campaign was described as the worst mass murder ever in Africa. The estimated number of deaths for which he was responsible ranged from 500,000 to 2,000,000. After the civil war, the court found Mariam guilty of genocide, however, he had fled…


Mengistu Haile Mariam of Ethiopia had no qualms about eliminating anyone he considered to be opposition. When he gave his introductory speech, he announced death to the revolution and to the EPRP (Ethiopian People’s Revolutionary Party). He showed his conviction to his the message by throwing three bottles filled with blood from his pedestal. He also initiated the movement to kill thousands of “Kebeles” on the streets, garroting the resistance to death, and even taxing families when…


Fidel Castro and Mengistu Haile Mariam celebrating after Ethio-Cuba win over Somalia in 1978 war.