The Status of Portugal's African Territories

by American Committee on Africa
New York, New York
Undated, Fall 1958?
10 pages
Type: Report
Coverage in Africa: Angola, Mozambique
Coverage outside Africa: United States, Portugal, Spain, United Nations
Language: English
Paper prepared as background material for the pending discussion at the United Nations on non-self-governing territories. It is concerned with the status of Angola and Mozambique. The paper attempts to set forth briefly the history of the dispute over the Portuguese overseas territories, the nature of the general problem of non-self-governing territories, and a short analysis of the issue, with relevant facts about conditions in Angola and Mozambique. • History of the Issue • Definition of Non-Self-Governing Territories • Conditions in Portugal's African Territories • Constitutional Rights • Education • Political, Economic, and Social Policy • Conclusions
Used by permission of Africa Action (successor to the American Committee on Africa).
Collection: Peter Weiss (Africa collection), Michigan State University Libraries Special Collections