Ethiopia Meles Zenawi

By IndepthAfrica
Aug 22nd, 2012

Soldiers lineup as the casket of Meles Zenawi travels from the airport to the presidential palace in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia Wednesday, Aug. 22, 2012. Meles, Ethiopia’s long-time ruler and a major U.S. counter-terrorism ally who is credited with economic gains but blamed for human rights abuses, died of an undisclosed illness after not being seen in his East African country for weeks, Ethiopian authorities said Tuesday. He was 57. A European Union spokesman said that Meles died in Brussels. (AP Photo/Elias Asmare)

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