His internationalist views led to Ethiopia's becoming a charter member of the United Nations, and his political thought and experience in promoting multilateralism and collective security have proved seminal and enduring.  His suppression of rebellions among the landed aristocracy (the mesafint), which consistently opposed his reforms, as well as what some critics perceived to be Ethiopia's failure to modernize rapidly enough,  earned him criticism among some contemporaries and historians.  His regime was also criticized by human rights groups, such as Human Rights Watch, as autocratic and illiberal.  Beginning in Jamaica in the 1930s, the Rastafari movement perceives Haile Selassie as a messianic figure who will lead a future golden age of eternal peace, righteousness, and prosperity. Haile Selassie was an Ethiopian Orthodox Christian throughout his life. Haile Selassie is a defining figure in both Ethiopian and African history. The item "Antique Omega 14k Gold Pocket Watch Haile Selassie Ethiopian Market" is in sale since Thursday, June 15, 2017.
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