by Liberation Support Movement
Richmond, B.C., Canada
April 1972
12 pages
Type: Pamphlet
Coverage in Africa: Angola, Mozambique, Guinea-Bissau
Coverage outside Africa: United States, Canada, Denmark, Netherlands, Portugal, Spain, Sweden
Language: English
The pamphlet consists primarily of a Statement of Principles that was presented by Liberation Support Movement (LSM) Information Center Director Don Barnett at the 1972 Easter Conference of European support groups and African liberation movement representatives held in Lund, Sweden on April 1 - 3. The statement was also translated into Italian and read at the Conference of the Movement for Liberation and Development in the Third World held in Milan on April 8-9. An Appendix is “RESUME OF LIBERATION SUPPORT MOVEMENT ACTIVITIES January 1971 - April 1972.” The pamphlet discusses the MPLA Medical Aid Services (SAM), the Angola Medical Committee (Holland), the United Church of Canada and the Fraser Group of Vancouver, the African Party for the Independence of Guine and Cape Verde (PAIGC), Portugal's colonial wars, DOW Chemical, chemical defoliants, ALCAN (Canada), the Cabora Bassa dam project, the Mozambique Liberation Front (FRELIMO), Gulf Oil, Angola In Arms, Mozambique Revolution, PAIGC Actualites, the North American Anti-Imperialist Coalition (NAAIC), chemical defoliants, the Madison Area Committee on Southern Africa (MACSA), the Communist Working Circle (KAF/KUF) in Denmark, the U.S. West Coast and Midwest, San Francisco, "Behind the Lines" (Contemporary Films, London 1971), "Armed Struggle in Angola," an audiovisual program on revolution in the Portuguese colonies, drugs, medicines, Tetracycline, OSPAAAL (Organization in Solidarity with the People of Africa, Asia, and Latin America; Organización de Solidaridad con los Pueblos de Asia, África y América Latina), CONCP (Conference of Nationalist Organizations of Portuguese Colonies), medical books, the LSM 1972 Liberation Calendar, cadre-training classes, and Vancouver. [Note: This pamphlet discusses LSM activities in the United States and was distributed in the U.S.]
Used by permission of former members of Liberation Support Movement.
Collection: Patricia L. Beeman Southern Africa Liberation Committee collection, Michigan State University Libraries Special Collections