Awate Interview With Mr. Mengestab
By Saleh Younis
Jul 25, 2005, 18:45 PST
In September 1975, I was
pulled out from the Forces and referred to the
In 1977, you were logically an ideal target for the Falul movement. Did they attempt to recruit you? Now that you look back to towards that period, how do you assess the movement?
I don't recall any attempt by the Falul movement to try to recruit me. At the time, I was stationed in Akele Guzay and at that place and within the cadre unit, the impact of the Falul movement was not felt much. When we were new enlistees, there were cadres that attempted to educate us on the differences that emerged following the Second Congress. They used to mention the names of leaders we didn't know and tell us so-and-so is progressive and so-and-so is reactionary.Source:Awate Interview With Mr. Mengestab Asmerom