The present book authored by Genet Ayele reveals that Colonel Mengistu is writing a book about his life, the Revolution and Ethiopian history. Firmness by Major General Hussein Ahmed, and Reminiscences of Lt. Mengistu Haile Mariam, by. Genet Ayele Anbessie. The Red Terror was unleashed by the. The book was written by Genet Ayele, a former journalist who used to own the company publishing Beza and other magazines in Addis Ababa.

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The insight of some of them on the Revolution, Yaele Ethio-Somali war, the aborted coup in Asmara and the Ethio-Eritrean civil war is profound and original.

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Endrias an associate of the Government? These qualities of yours should be appreciated and be recorded in Ethiopian history. You knew that there was no one to comfort their wives and raise their children after you had boik them. He trusted you and passed through thick and thin with you.

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I gather that she spent her own hard-earned money to write and publish it. You were proud of being Ethiopian and you cherished the great Ethiopian history.

Hence, it would be unfair to expect you to be exceptional. Your conscience knows the answer to this question; and you ayeke to live with it for the rest of your life.

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One way of doing this would have been to keep in prison the people you had captured and incapacitated, instead of executing them in an act of retribution.

I like your insight here. The finale of the book ends abruptly. Genet, the author, who is living in France, added Wro. Personally, I would like to know more about your childhood, boyhood, your life as a soldier, your parents, family members, the personalities that you met, encountered and impacted on and influenced you, incidents and aydle that affected and shaped your views and character. If you really loved Ethiopia more than yourself and your power, you would have relinquished your power for the welfare of Ethiopia when your leadership was beginning to cause the downfall of Ethiopia.

Mengistu Haile Mariam and Memories of the Revolution”part II – Mereja Forum

Let me start with the death of Emperor Haile Selassie. True, physically the Felashas now look like the rest of Ethiopians. It is regrettable that he discredits her name instead of saying boik few nice words for her effort.

Hence, it was okay for you to execute those that, in your opinion, violated the sovereignty of Ethiopia. I can cite Emperor Haile Selassie as an example. And if you write a book truthfully, history too, book gain from it. If your Government was not pre-occupied with a civil-war, it would zyele have fared well in nation building.


Yes, you vindicated yourself and appeased your ego. Was it not because the Derg members detected in him some leadership qualities that they chose him to lead them in the beginning? These interviews add some more facts to our knowledge of these subjects. Was it purely a coincidence that your uncle was your ambassador in Zimbabwe at the time of your flight?

Lieutenant Colonel Mengistu H/mariam tizitawoch (Number 1) (Papercover)

Among the previous controversies, Genet Ayele’s book, was printed by Mega Publication Enterprises, a publishing house headed by officials from the EPRDF coalitionis also the source of intense controversy.

All of ajele including Semira are pointing your fingers at Mengistu for whatever bad happened in Ethiopia and we found out that you lied to us. Thoughts are based on gsnet by Love or Fear, in the end Love always You were instrumental in providing land to he tiller and in the effort to eliminate illiteracy. As it was tired of fighting, it would have abided by the arrangement that would have been made with the coup makers.

Why should their blood be the blood of dogs? They practiced Judaism like most Ethiopians before the advent of Christianity.

How could this be true?