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New Left Review I/30, March-April 1965

Zenon Merida


The successful overthrow of Abboud’s long-standing military despotism in the Sudan in late 1964 was a major victory for revolutionary forces everywhere in Africa. It transformed, almost overnight, the prospects of the Congolese National Liberation Army—rendering impossible a consolidation of counter-revolution in the Congo. At the same time, it has brought the day of reckoning closer for Ethiopian feudalism. Defeated in 1960, the struggle against the barbarous tyranny of the Imperial regime in Ethiopia is today gathering strength again, on a new basis and in a new perspective.

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