Riiko Sakkinen | Paintings | (He)Idi Amin Dada
(He)Idi Amin Dada
October 2015, Cervera de los Montes
200 x 170 cm
Acrylic and permanent marker on canvas
i The figure is the main character of Heidi, Girl of the Alps, a 1974 Japanese anime series based on the Swiss novel Heidi's Years of Wandering and Learning by Johanna Spyri (1880).

Idi Amin Dada was the president of Uganda, ruling from 1971 to 1979. His rule was characterized by human rights abuses, political repression, ethnic persecution, extrajudicial killings, nepotism, corruption, and gross economic mismanagement.
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