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DERG - The Derg, Common Derg or Dergue (Ge'ez: , meaning "committee" or "council") is the short name of the Coordinating Committee of the Armed Forces, Poli...
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|Dec 30 1997 Irish Times (Simplex)|
The Derg, Common Derg or Dergue (Ge'ez: , meaning "committee" or "council") is the short name of the Coordinating Committee of the Armed Forces, Police and Territorial Army that ruled Ethiopia from 1974 to 1987. Officially known as the Provisional Military Government of Socialist Ethiopia, it took power following the ousting of Emperor Haile Selassie I. Soon after it was established, the committee was formally renamed the Provisional Military Administrative Council but continued to be known popularly as "the Derg". In 1975, it formally abolished the monarchy and embraced Communism as an ideology. The abolition of feudalism, sweeping land reform, literacy and education became priorities.|
* Internally, armed uprisings were given U.S. aid. The Derg eventually became formally known as the Provisional Military Government of Socialist Ethiopia. Between 1975 and 1987, the Derg executed and imprisoned tens of thousands of its opponents without trial. In 1987 Mengistu Haile Mariam, its chairman s