Idi Amin Dada 1925-2003, who became known as the 'Butcher of Uganda' for his brutal, despotic rule whilst president of Uganda in the 1970s, is possibly the most notorious of all Africa's post-independence dictators. Amin seized power in a military coup in 1971 & ruled over Uganda for 8 years. Estimates for the number of his opponents who were either killed, tortured, or imprisoned vary from 100,000 to half a million. He was ousted in 1979 by Ugandan nationalists, after which he fled into…

Idi Amin Dada 1925-2003, who became known as the 'Butcher of Uganda' for his brutal, despotic rule whilst president of Uganda in the 1970s, is possibly the most notorious of all Africa's post-independence dictators. Amin seized power in a military coup in 1971 & ruled over Uganda for 8 years. Estimates for the number of his opponents who were either killed, tortured, or imprisoned vary from 100,000 to half a million. He was ousted in 1979 by Ugandan nationalists, after which he fled into…

Emperor Haile Sellassie I with Idi Amin of Uganda.

Emperor Haile Sellassie I with Idi Amin of Uganda.

Why Idi Amin Dada Was Known as the 'Butcher of Uganda': President of Uganda Idi Amin. He seized power after a coup in January 1971 and was driven from Uganda by Tanzanian forces in 1979.

Why Idi Amin Dada Was Known as the 'Butcher of Uganda'

Why Idi Amin Dada Was Known as the 'Butcher of Uganda': President of Uganda Idi Amin. He seized power after a coup in January 1971 and was driven from Uganda by Tanzanian forces in 1979.

Some of the victims of the Idi Amin regime recovered by local farmers in the fertile fields of the Luwero Triangle region north of the Ugandan capital of Kampala in 1987. Description from links.org.au. I searched for this on bing.com/images

Crímenes contra la Humanidad:Gobernantes caníbales(II) y Fin.

El dictador africano perteneció al ejercito británico antes de desatar un reino terror contra su propio pueblo

Idi Amin conferred this title upon himself: "His Excellency, President for Life, Field Marshal Al Hadji Doctor Idi Amin Dada, VC, DSO, MC, Lord of All the Beasts of the Earth and Fishes of the Seas and Conqueror of the British Empire in Africa in General and Uganda in Particular." Napoleon doesn't get as carried away, but still ... check out Chapter 8 of ANIMAL FARM.

Idi Amin conferred this title upon himself: "His Excellency, President for Life, Field Marshal Al Hadji Doctor Idi Amin Dada, VC, DSO, MC, Lord of All the Beasts of the Earth and Fishes of the Seas and Conqueror of the British Empire in Africa in General and Uganda in Particular." Napoleon doesn't get as carried away, but still ... check out Chapter 8 of ANIMAL FARM.

Teach me the Real History Tell me the story of my dark history remind me of the forgotten warriors, heros and Kings, remind me of the great builders Imhotep and, Nefertiti the Queen of Sheba..... Tell me of how we once ruled and walked with lions as we created great nations and a proud civilization of prestigious royalty... Tell me of my heritage, King Shaka Zulu, Emperor Haile Selassie, general Idi Amin, Marcus Garvey, madam CJ Walker, W.E.B Dubois Sojourner, Truth Nat Turner, Emmett ...

Teach me the Real History Tell me the story of my dark history remind me of the forgotten warriors, heros and Kings, remind me of the great builders Imhotep and, Nefertiti the Queen of Sheba..... Tell me of how we once ruled and walked with lions as we created great nations and a proud civilization of prestigious royalty... Tell me of my heritage, King Shaka Zulu, Emperor Haile Selassie, general Idi Amin, Marcus Garvey, madam CJ Walker, W.E.B Dubois Sojourner, Truth Nat Turner, Emmett ...

“Death is the solution to all problems. No man – no problem.” – Joseph Stalin “You cannot run faster than a bullet.” – Idi Amin “Politics is war without bloodshed while war is politics with bloodshed.” – Mao Zedong Yup, there have been some pretty ruthless, horrific dictators. Democracy isn’t a perfect system, sure, but …

“Death is the solution to all problems. No man – no problem.” – Joseph Stalin “You cannot run faster than a bullet.” – Idi Amin “Politics is war without bloodshed while war is politics with bloodshed.” – Mao Zedong Yup, there have been some pretty ruthless, horrific dictators. Democracy isn’t a perfect system, sure, but …

Idi Amin

Idi Amin

Idi Amin (Dada) was the third president of Uganda, from 1971 to 1979. Amin's rule was characterised by human rights abuse, political repression, ethnic cleansing, extrajudicial killings, nepotism, corruption, and gross economic mismanagement. The number of people killed as a result of his regime is estimated by international observers and human rights groups to range from 100,000 to 500,000.

Idi Amin (Dada) was the third president of Uganda, from 1971 to 1979. Amin's rule was characterised by human rights abuse, political repression, ethnic cleansing, extrajudicial killings, nepotism, corruption, and gross economic mismanagement. The number of people killed as a result of his regime is estimated by international observers and human rights groups to range from 100,000 to 500,000.

On November 28, 1974, Ugandan President Idi Amin unceremoniously removed Elizabeth Bagaaya, princess of Toro, from her position in foreign affairs. This image tells a story of hurt, anger, and fear.

On November 28, 1974, Ugandan President Idi Amin unceremoniously removed Elizabeth Bagaaya, princess of Toro, from her position in foreign affairs. This image tells a story of hurt, anger, and fear.

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