Children in front of Ethiopian independence sign : Stock Photo
MASSAWA, ERITREA - 1991: Mengistu Haile Mariam was the most prominent officer of the Derg, the military junta that governed Ethiopia from 1974 to 1987, and the President of the People's Democratic Republic of Ethiopia from 1987 to 1991. He oversaw the Ethiopian Red Terror of 1977-1978, a repression campaign against the Ethiopian People's Revolutionary Party and other anti-Derg factions. Mengistu fled to Zimbabwe in 1991 at the conclusion of a long rebellion against his government, and remains there despite an Ethiopian court verdict finding him guilty in absentia of genocide. Picture shows happy children in front of a sign announcing the birthday of their country's independence from Ethiopia on 24/5/1991 when the dictator Mengistu fled to Zimbabwe.

Children in front of Ethiopian independence sign

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Dario Mitidieri
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MASSAWA, ERITREA - 1991: Mengistu Haile Mariam was the most prominent officer of the Derg, the military junta that governed Ethiopia from 1974 to 1987, and the President of the People's Democratic Republic of Ethiopia from 1987 to 1991. He oversaw the Ethiopian Red Terror of 1977-1978, a repression campaign against the Ethiopian People's Revolutionary Party and other anti-Derg factions. Mengistu fled to Zimbabwe in 1991 at the conclusion of a long rebellion against his government, and remains there despite an Ethiopian court verdict finding him guilty in absentia of genocide. Picture shows happy children in front of a sign announcing the birthday of their country's independence from Ethiopia on 24/5/1991 when the dictator Mengistu fled to Zimbabwe.
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