Monthly Archives: December 1992

Annals of political terror in Ethiopia

(The New Yorker) — ANNALS OF POLITICAL TERROR about political prisoners in Ethiopia. Tells about the rise, in 1974, of a revolutionary party known as the Derg, led by Col. Mengistu Haile Mariam, a 5’3″ ordnance officer known as the Black Stalin of Africa: he was responsible for the deaths of hundreds of thousands–perhaps millions–of […]

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Population Distribution in Ethiopia: Beyond the Myths

By Abate Mammo December 1992 Accurate and timely economic and demographic data are essential for fair and efficient allocation of resources as well as for acceptable electoral representation. Sensible public debates and compromises among various interest groups should no longer be hampered by a false sense of demographic reality. Are the Oromo the majority ethnic […]

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