REPORT OF THE "EASTER CONFERENCE"

by Eileen Hanson, Chicago Committee for the Liberation of Angola Mozambique and Guinea
Chicago, Illinois
About April 1972
Publisher: Chicago Committee for the Liberation of Angola, Mozambique and Guinea
7 pages
Report on the Easter Conference in Lund, Sweden, April 1-3, 1972, the third annual meeting of Western European groups supporting the liberation movements in the Portuguese colonies in Africa - MPLA, FRELIMO, and PAIGC. For the first time, four North American groups were invited: the Committee for a Free Mozambique and Africa Research Group (not attending), Liberation Support Movement (represented by Don Barnett), and the Chicago Committee for the Liberation of Angola, Mozambique and Guinea (represented by Eileen Hanson). The report says 27 western European groups were represented out of 40 that were invited. The report discusses Oscar Monteiro, Janet Mondlane, Antonio Neto, Manuel Jorge, Onesimo Silveira, Fernando Cabral, neocolonialism in Africa, coffee, Cabora Bassa, Spinola, Catetano, Agostinho Neto, LSM, Siemans, Cunene, uranium prospecting in Namibia, American Committee on Africa, the Angola Comite, Gulf Oil Boycott, and North American Anti-Imperialist Coalition (NAAIC). • I. DISCUSSION ON AFRICA • A. Reports from the liberation movements • 1. FRELIMO • 2. PAIGC • 3. MPLA • B. PORTUGAL (from a paper by Eduardo Perreira) • C. NEO-COLONIALISM • D. SOUTH AFRICAN IMPERIALISM • II. DISCUSSION OF PRINCIPLES OF ANTI-IMPERIALIST WORK • III. PRACTICAL COOPERATION: WORKING GROUPS • A. MATERIAL AID • B. Propaganda and Information • C. Campaigns • 1. NATO/EEC • 2. Other Campaigns • D. Research and Study • E. Coordination • EVALUATION
Used by permission of former members of the Chicago Committee for the Liberation of Angola, Mozambique and Guinea-Bissau.
Collection: Private collection of David Wiley and Christine Root