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Idi Amin – A Brief History

Idi Amin was a Ugandan president best known for his brutal regime and crimes against humanity while in power from 1971-1979.  Amin overthrew the current leader in 1971 and declared himself president, and he remained in power from 1971-1979. During his tenure, he lived a lavish lifestyle while contributing to the collapse of Uganda’s economy. He sought to stay in power at all costs, resulting in extensive human rights violations via mass killings.

Initially, Idi Amin started his career as a chef for British people when Uganda was under the control of the British. Soon, when Uganda became independent, this vicious person’s power grew high and took over control of Uganda. He stood 6 feet, 4 inches tall and was a Ugandan light-heavyweight boxing champion from 1951 to 1960, as well as a swimmer. He is also a kickboxer.

He is also a rapist. It is reported that he had about five wives and has raped so many women in his lifetime. Once, when a lady kickboxer attacked him, Idi Amin raped her in front of everyone. Her body was cut into so many pieces and he ate it by himself. So many Indians were sent out of Uganda during his rule since women of India refused to have sex with him. He personally disliked Indians for this reason. The brutal killing of People was his hobby and he used to keep those dead bodies in his refrigerator in order to frighten people of his own family.

Amin became known as the “Butcher of Uganda” for his brutality. It is believed that some 300,000 people were killed during his presidency. In July 1976 he was personally involved in the hijacking of a French airliner to Entebbe. In October 1978 Amin ordered an attack on Tanzania. It is reported that he died at the age of 70 on August 16, 2003, in Saudi Arabia due to multiple organ failure.

 

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