CFM News and Notes

(No. 10)
by Committee for a Free Mozambique
New York, New York, United States
December 1971
6 pages
Type: Newsletter
Coverage outside Africa: United States
Language: English
Contents: L'An Huit de la Revolution Mocambiquenne • The Fire of the Liberation Struggle Spreads • The Struggle Becomes International • The British Recolonization of "Rhodesia": the Implications for Mozambique • The American Role • NEWS FLASH • HERBICIDES TO DESTROY PAIGC HARVEST (From telegram to ACOA from Amilcar Cabral, November 10, 1971) • ARMED REVOLUTIONARY ACTION (ARA) STRIKES WITHIN PORTUGAL (From Le Monde, November 10,14, 19, 1971) • WAR & EMIGRATION A DRAIN ON PORTUGAL'S RESOURCES (from O'Shaughnessy article, Fin. Times (U.K.) November 16, 1971) • Newsletter and cover letter. The newsletter includes a quote by Samora M. Machel, President of FRELIMO to CFM delegation, Dar es Salaam, 8/71; and excerpts from the speech of Mr. Sharfudine M. Khan before the Fourth Committee of the United Nations General Assembly, November 1, 1971. The newsletter discusses armed struggle, NATO weapons, ill-educated Portuguese soldiers, sanctions, UDI (Unilateral Declaration of Independence), the United Nations Security Council, Project Transistor, radios for liberated villages in Mozambique, colonial taxes, forced labor, struggle, sacrifice, schools, hospitals, the Zambezi, colonialism, bombing raids, appearance of armed anti-colonialist action in Portugal, purchasing chrome ore from Southern Rhodesia instead of from the Soviet Union, Portuguese invasion against the Republic of Guinea, the Cabora Bassa dam project, West Germany, United Nations Special Committee of Twenty-Four, Caetano, the EEC (European Economic Community), fire, Portuguese Army General Headquarters, the illegal regime, guerrillas, ACOA (American Committee on Africa), white minority settlers, desertions from the Portuguese forces, racist South Africa, and racist Rhodesia.

Used by permission of former members of the Committee for a Free Mozambique.

Collection: William Minter Southern Africa Papers