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by Antonio Martins, 31 August 2000
Just as after the collapse of the Iron Curtain several kings and other majesties started pretending for real again it seems that the Ethiopian government in exile is starting its claim to the throne of Haile Selassie.
On http://www.ethiopiancrown.org there is a waving old Ethiopian flag, a Coat of Arms (of sorts) and the flag of the Crown Council. Its function is explained on http://www.ethiopiancrown.org/crown.htm - it's in London and the grandson of Haile Selassie, His Imperial Highness Prince Ermias Sahle-Selassie Haile-Selassie, is currently President of the Crown Council of Ethiopia, 1993- .
It doesn't look very important, though, but as a curiosum we can note the flag of the Crown Council pictured above. The lettering is said to read: Unity Freedom Equality Prosperity.
Jorge Candeias, 22 December 1999