Idi Amin, the dictator who pawned independent Uganda

And theA highly focused and seductive Ugandan dictator, Idi Amin was, above all, a ruthless and brutal mass murderer. He styled himself “Lord of Beasts” and “King of Scotland”, and he went down in history under other, much less benevolent names. The “Butcher of Uganda,” the “African Hitler,” was, after all, one of the bloodiest tyrants the African continent had ever known.

Numbers

Half a million murders

“I want to be remembered as a great boxer,” he said in his last interview, referring to his beginnings as a boxer. nothing else. Instead, he has recorded in history the thousands of murders committed under his rule: more than half a million, although it is still difficult to make the calculations because the disappearances were part of daily life in Uganda and most of the deaths died. As traffic accidents, despite the usual deformities displayed by the corpses. It is said that during the Idi Amin regime, Ugandan crocodiles were fed better than ever.

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