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March 3, 1989
Amnesty International accused Iraq and five other countries of the widespread use of death squads. The London-based group told the U.N. Human Rights Commission in Geneva that most death squads, while appearing to operate independently, actually are set up by government security forces and are directed and manned by soldiers or police.
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December 15, 1994 | Reuters
An Ethiopian court described Wednesday how feudal Emperor Haile Selassie was "strangled in his bed most cruelly" by Marxist usurpers nearly two decades ago. Survivors of Ethiopia's royal family say the trials of ousted dictator Mengistu Haile Mariam and 66 of his military deputies that began Tuesday are laying to rest some of the ghosts of the bloody revolution but that the last act in the story is far from over. Mengistu remains in exile in Zimbabwe and will be tried in absentia.
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June 3, 1991 | MICHAEL A. HILTZIK, TIMES STAFF WRITER
As minister of industry in a repressive government overthrown by rebels, Tadeos Harege-Work had little to look forward to last week when he turned himself in, as ordered, to Ethiopia's new leaders for detention and possible trial. Now he's glad that he did.
NEWS
December 13, 1994 | JOHN BALZAR, TIMES STAFF WRITER
They killed, tortured, despoiled and terrorized an ancient country--and wrote it all down. In ghastly detail. They affixed their signatures and stamped the official seal to their 17 years of tyranny and filed it away. Then they lost a civil war.
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December 13, 1994 | JOHN BALZAR, TIMES STAFF WRITER
They killed, tortured, despoiled and terrorized an ancient country--and wrote it all down. In ghastly detail. They affixed their signatures and stamped the official seal to their 17 years of tyranny and filed it away. Then they lost a civil war.
NEWS
December 15, 1994 | Reuters
An Ethiopian court described Wednesday how feudal Emperor Haile Selassie was "strangled in his bed most cruelly" by Marxist usurpers nearly two decades ago. Survivors of Ethiopia's royal family say the trials of ousted dictator Mengistu Haile Mariam and 66 of his military deputies that began Tuesday are laying to rest some of the ghosts of the bloody revolution but that the last act in the story is far from over. Mengistu remains in exile in Zimbabwe and will be tried in absentia.
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February 27, 2013 | By Kate Linthicum, Los Angeles Times
Fourth in a series of articles focusing on key periods in the lives of the mayoral hopefuls. Ben Jealous still recalls walking into a Columbia University meeting of a new group called Black Men for Anita Hill and seeing a half-Jewish, half-Mexican kid from Los Angeles leading the discussion. "What's he doing here?" he asked the professor who organized the meeting. "Honestly brother," the teacher replied, "he's the only one here I'm certain will really work hard. " L.A. ELECTIONS 2013: Sign up for our email newsletter It was Jealous' first exposure to Eric Garcetti, a committed young progressive known on campus for gliding between different worlds and liberal causes.
NEWS
June 3, 1991 | MICHAEL A. HILTZIK, TIMES STAFF WRITER
As minister of industry in a repressive government overthrown by rebels, Tadeos Harege-Work had little to look forward to last week when he turned himself in, as ordered, to Ethiopia's new leaders for detention and possible trial. Now he's glad that he did.
NEWS
March 3, 1989
Amnesty International accused Iraq and five other countries of the widespread use of death squads. The London-based group told the U.N. Human Rights Commission in Geneva that most death squads, while appearing to operate independently, actually are set up by government security forces and are directed and manned by soldiers or police.
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