Military faction (forces of Amsha Desta and Merid Negusie)Year Formed: 1989Year Terminated: 1989Target States: Ethiopia Ideational Characteristics:Other:
MilitaryObjectives:Toppling an Existing Leadership External Supporters:
This group has been coded as 'Military faction (forces of Amsha Desta and Merid Negusie)' in the UCDP/PRIO database. However; sources refer to the General 'Amha Desta' (not Amsha). This has been corrected in our database.NAG Support Dataset Code: 226UCDP/PRIO Code: 1258References:
___. "Coup Smashed, Ethiopia's Leader Says." Times Wire Services 19 May 1989: n. pag. Print.
Perlez, Jane. "Ethiopia Coup Attempt Reported; Authorities Say Revolt Is Crushed." The New York Times 17 May 1989: n. pag. Print.