ABYSSINIA: Ethiopian Protest

Ringed about by British, French and Italian dominated territories, the quadruple Empire of Abyssinia or Ethiopia, comprising the Kingdoms of Tigre, Amhara, Gojam and Shoa, survives as the one potent aboriginal state in all Africa. There human slavery still flourishes. There the most trifling jubilation provides an excuse for tearing out the entrails of a living cow, that they may be gorged raw by old and young, washed down with brimming cups of mese (mead) or bousa (beer). A yard- wide French-operated railway climbs from French Jibuti on the Gulf of Aden 500...

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