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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Lieutenant Colonel Mengistu H/mariam tizitawoch (Number 2) (papercover)

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 aele retribution. Contrary to the previous the current Book is not from Mega.

According to your father, shortly before the Ethio-Italian war broke out in European Calendaryour mother was engaged to your father. Given your educational background, you learned a great deal from reality, educated yourself during the Revolution and tried to tackle complex subjects.

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Whereas he could have given an account of how he met the Emperor first, how he impacted him, why he was opposed to him, what he thought of him as a person and leader stating his achievements and failures, he makes statements irrelevant to these. But you forgot one thing blinded ggenet your retribution: Whoever has taken it has blood in his hands.


Fikre Tolossa has authored over forty published and unpublished articles and books He could be reached at: What was the secret of his rise to power not only among his rank and file, but also among all those intellectuals by whom he was surrounded. You knew he was brave and genuine. You were proud of being Ethiopian and you cherished the great Ethiopian history.

I will also offer him an advice with regards to the book he is currently writing whether he heeds to my advice or not. Leaving aside the tens of thousands of people who perished in the cities and war-fronts under your leadership, let me ask you a question about the killings of atele own comrades. It would have been compelled to share power with the members of the new Ethiopian government.

Your mother chose your father and married him. Besides your life, you are writing on Ethiopia history. The book had been both a printing success biok a source of controversy. Your mother married another man and lived at Chefe-denssa? Nor did he try to have you arrested.

Genet, let me give you this assignment for the future. You were articulate, yet absolutely attentive gdnet others spoke, a quality which enabled you to summarize the ideas of others and make them your own if you liked the ideas and were new to you. Would then a tiny bird fly from one tree to another without your pre-knowledge, let alone the exodus of a whole nation all the way from Gonder to Addis?


I read that even General Tesfaye Gebre-kidan was begging you to spare their lives. Debela Dinssa, and even Captain Legesse Asfaw; and spurred him to give a detailed account of their character.

I wish the author summed up the book by summarizing it in a conclusion stating her personal comments and views on the interviews. So, avoid devoting too many pages to Ethiopian history. You and I know the answer- You were vindictive.

– Lieutenant Colonel Mengistu H/mariam tizitawoch (Number 1): Genet Ayele Anbese: Books

How was growing up in Ethiopia? The book is divided into two parts. I understand that you were one of the major actors of a historical time marked by a revolution.

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– Lieutenant Colonel Mengistu H/mariam tizitawoch (Number 2): Genet Ayele Anbese: Books

Please give us the truth, and the whole truth. Moreover, Weyane would not have ceased power by itself. Weyzero Genet should not only interview her in the future, but also her children and the uncle, as well as the brother of Colonel Mengistu Haile Mariam.

My contention is that, you could have minimized the death-toll, had you cared much to preserve human life. Whether he would or not the fact that he is as homesick as other refugees is a poetic justice.