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Emperor Haile Selassie Was a Cold-Blooded Murderer: He Does Not Deserve a Statue!

On Sunday, February the 10th, African leaders unveiled the statue of the late Emperor Haile Selassie ahead of the annual African Union summit in Addis Ababa. Although Haile Selassie was involved in helping establish the African Union in 1963, he was actively involved in the cold-blooded murder of many civilians in Eritrea between 1961 to 1974. Thus the statue should be removed in respect of the African people. To those who argue Haile Selassie was a Pan-Africanist. He was a murderer who forced many African indigenous, especially Eritreans to flee their homeland and ultimately scattered around the world to avoid his brutal dictatorship. Haile Selassie chanted “We need Eritrea’s land, not its people” as he sent his soldiers to burn villages and murder children, women and men. In 1962, Haile Selassie violation United Nation resolution in which he annexed Eritrea with Ethiopia that has led to 30 years of bloody war.  In 1967 in just five months period , Haile Selassie soldiers