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Haile Selassie I compassion towards animals
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10/29/2012 12:21:16 AM
Here are some Reasonings of Haile Selassie I during the fight against the Italians in World War II
During Haile Selassie I travels from Sudan and through Ethiopia
On Our way to Belaya, though We were proceeding according to plan, We encountered a number of difficulties. Some of the camels loaded with military equipment and provisions were dying one after the other . . . unable to climb the mountainous terrain whose elevation was almost 9000 feet. We considered that they, too, died for Ethiopia's cause. In one day alone, We saw 57 dead camels lying beside the road.
Here is an observation of Haile Selassie I as He arrived at Entoto mountain in Addis Ababa.
We had arrived at Entoto followed by Our army. Many camels had died on the way, and We arrived with fifty camels that had managed to survive to complete their jobs. They were all killed at the gates of Our city by the English soldiers. In so doing, the soldiers may have been guided by military discipline and regulations. On Our part, We were simply horrified to watch this incredible cruelty.