Rastafari Revolution

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Rastafari Revolution
Ethiopian soldiers on horseback.png
Ethiopian soldiers on horseback
Date1952-1957 (5 years)
Location
Ethiopia, minor parts of Djibouti
Result Rastafarian occupation, dissolution of the Ethiopian Empire
Belligerents
Rastafarian alt-hist flag.svg Rastafarian revolutionaries
Flag of Djibouti.png Djibouti
Flag of Ethiopia (1897-1936; 1941-1974).svg Ethiopia
Commanders and leaders
Rastafarian alt-hist flag.svg Josey Wales
Rastafarian alt-hist flag.svg Neri Law
Flag of Djibouti.png Zakaria Ibrahim
Flag of Ethiopia (1897-1936; 1941-1974).svg Haile Selassie I
Flag of Ethiopia (1897-1936; 1941-1974).svg Tafari Makonnen

The Rastafari Revolution was a civil conflict in Ethiopia and small villages in Djibouti. Rastafarians became restless with the monarchy of Ethiopia, and rallied numerous militias, eventually overpowering the army of the Empire.