Mengistu Haile Mariam

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Mengistu Haile Mariam

(mɛŋˈɡɪstuː ˈhaɪlɪ ˈmɑːrɪəm)
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(Biography) born 1937, Ethiopian soldier and statesman; head of state from 1977 until 1991 when rebels seized power and he fled into exile
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But the EPRDF is seen as controlled by the Tigrayan People's Liberation Front, which waged a successful guerrilla war against the 14-year military dictatorship of Haile Mariam Mengistu.
Director: Haile Gerima Starring: Aaron Arefe and Takelech Beyene Synopsis: The return of the African intellectual Anberber to his native country during the repressive Marxist regime of Haile Mariam Mengistu and the recognition of his own displacement and powerlessness at the dissolution of his people's humanity and social values.
La ayuda sovietica fue aprovechada al maximo por Haile Mariam Mengistu, quien orquesto de 1974 a 1991, lo que se denomina el periodo del 'Terror Rojo'.