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What happened during the Angolan War of Independence?

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The Angolan independence war broke out in March of 1961, when revolts on coffee plantations against forced labor and inhumane working conditions .... warfare between 1975-1976, 50,000 Angolans, “the majority of them non-combatants, were killed or died from starvation and disease caused by the war. read more

UNITA then demobilised that August becoming a political party. The MPLA under Jose Eduardo dos Santos still holds power in Angola. This war is one of the great tragedies in modern times which caused a terrible but little publicised humanitarian crisis. War crimes were committed yet never followed up. read more

The Angolan War of Independence (1961–1974) began as an uprising against forced cotton cultivation, and it became a multi-faction struggle for the control of Portugal's overseas province of Angola among three nationalist movements and a separatist movement. read more

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