Aspects of the Mozambican Struggle

by Liberation Support Movement
Richmond, Canada
circa 1972
17 pages
Type: Pamphlet
Coverage in Africa: Mozambique
Coverage outside Africa: United States, Canada, Portugal
Language: English
Contents: I - INTRODUCTION • II - POLITICAL SITUATION • II - I political work • II - II structures of the new power • II - III international solidarity • II - IV portugal's allies • III - NATIONAL RECONSTRUCTION • III - I production and commerce • III - II education • III - III medical assistance • IV - MILITARY SITUATION • IV - I tete province • IV - II cabo delgado province • IV-III niassa province • IV - IV statistical data • V - DIFFICULTIES AND NEEDS • VI - CONCLUSION •  An educational pamphlet created by FRELIMO and reprinted for North American distribution by the Liberation Support Movement (LSM) Information Center. The pamphlet discusses the armed liberation struggle, which at that time covered three of the nine provinces: Cabo Delgado, Niassa, and Tete. About one-quarter of the country had been liberated and was under the effective control of FRELIMO. Uniting the ethnic groups that have different customs and languages is essential to success. Dr. Eduardo C. Mondlane, the first President of FRELIMO, had achieved this unity; he was assassinated in 1969. The Portuguese colonialists are worried about the huge Cabora Bassa Dam project. Mozambique’s independence struggle is also part of an international struggle against oppression and exploitation of man by man and against colonialism, racism, and imperialism. Portugal receives support from her NATO allies, but the determination of Mozambique’s people to fight for their human rights and national liberation will bring victory. The pamphlet mentions massacres, military actions, the Zambezi River, Rhodesia troops, Malawi, Ian Smith, the railway line between Beira and Moatize, General Kaulza de Arriaga, napalm bombs, and political consciousness.
This item was digitized by JSTOR which provided it to the African Activist Archive Project.
Used by permission of former members of Liberation Support Movement.
Collection: Liberation Support Movement Pamphlet Collection