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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class="leftBy KITSEPILE NYATHIbrtmlZimbabwe will not force former Ethiopian dictator Mengistu Hailemariam to return home despite the fall of his ally and Robert Mugabe, official said.
The leader of the Horn of Africa nation took power in 1991 after toppling dictator Mengistu Hailemariam.
The ceremony included a dedication of a memorial to victims of the Red Terror campaign during the previous Ethiopian government led by Marxist dictator Mengistu Hailemariam.