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African Union (AU)

His Majesty, Emperor Haile Selassie’s statue be erected and take its rightful place alongside President Nkrumah, front and center of the AU/OAU headquarters in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

Signed,

Solomon Reta

This petition closed almost 2 years ago

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His Excellency Emperor Haile Selassie 1, had played crucial role in financing the Headquarters of the OAU, because of Emperor Haile Selassie, Ethiopia in 1923 was admitted to the League of Nation,...

His Excellency Emperor Haile Selassie 1, had played crucial role in financing the Headquarters of the OAU, because of Emperor Haile Selassie, Ethiopia in 1923 was admitted to the League of Nation, the Emperor condemned Italy's aggression and using of chemical weapons on Ethiopians in the League of Nation, the Emperor's internationalist views enabled him to become a member of the United Nations, the Emperor condemned apartheid South Africa at the UN, the speech the Emperor and his firm stand of being anti-Fascists around the world made him "Man of the Year" in Time Magazine, the Emperor's role and struggle in the liberation of many African countries, the Emperor signed OAU's the charter and Pan-African and won him the name "African Father ", the Emperor played crucial role in defending Africa countries' sovereignty, territorial integrity, unity and independence, the Emperor was the soul and heart of the idea of African Unity and in his fierce fight to eradicate all forms of colonialism from Africa.

This Petition initiated by the article I read By Nebyat Aklilu

http://diretribune.com/the-oau-emperor-haile-selassies-rightful-place-in-history-by-nebyat-aklilu/


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