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The 80th Anniversary of “Yekatit 12th” Commemoration of the massacre of thousands in Addis Ababa

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Let us remember our Ethiopian martyrs massacred by Italian Fascists and demand justice

Join us on March 5, 2017 from 2:00PM-4:30PM

301 Cathedral Parkway (corner of W. 110 St & Fredrick Douglas Blvd. NY, NY 10026)


Amb. Imiru Zelleke Dr. Girma Abebe Mr. Howard Parker Mr. Nicola DeMarco

Special lm screening

Co-sponsored by:

Ethiopian Community Mutual Assistance Association

The Vatican blessed the Italian invasion as if it were a holy mission. This historically for- gotten genocide perpetrated against Ethio- pians took place during 1935-41. Italian Fas- cists massacred over one million Ethiopians, including 30,000 within 3 days in Addis Aba- ba. Plus, thousands of churches and homes were burned.


  1. The payment of adequate reparations by the Italian Government to Ethiopia;
  2. A Vatican apology to the Ethiopian people for its complicity with Fascist Italy;
  3. Restitution of looted Ethiopian properties by the Italian and Vatican Governments;
  4. Inclusion in the United Nations records of the Fascist war crimes in Ethiopia;
  5. Dismantlement of the Graziani monument inaugurated at Affile in the presence of a Vatican representative
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