NAGs

Military faction (forces of Amsha Desta and Merid Negusie)


Year Formed: 1989
Year Terminated: 1989

Target States:
Ethiopia

Ideational Characteristics:
Other:

Military


Objectives:
Toppling an Existing Leadership

External Supporters:

-

Narrative Summary:

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: 226

UCDP/PRIO Code: 1258

References:

___. "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.