Comrade Menguistu Haile Mariam of Socialist Ethiopia welcomes Libyan leader Mummar Gadhafi in Addis Ababa’s Meskel Square.

Mengistu declared the opposition party as the ‘enemy of the state’. He further went on to play the tragic-comical act of throwing a bottle filled with blood like liquid in front of a huge crowd auguring the wanton slaughter of innocents soon to come. –Red Terror Museum, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

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Deirdre Griswold - The contributions and lessons of the Ethiopian Revolution and Mengistu Haile Mariam

Deirdre Griswold, Editor of Workers World newspaper and a witness of the Ethiopian revolution, speaking at the Marxist School for Theory & Struggle. June 16, 2012.