20 July 2011

Angola: Unita's Accusations Considered Groundless

Luanda — The inquiry parliamentary commission (CPI) that investigated the casual cases of political intolerance in Huambo Province noticed a set of facts that are contrary to those ones presented by the opposition Unita party, during its work in the region, ANGOP has learnt.

This fact is part of a resolution that approves the CPI report, presented on Tuesday by the MP Adriano Botelho de Vasconcelos, during the second extraordinary session of the Parliament.

Thus, the alleged killings mentioned by Unita that occurred in the Municipalities of Bailundo, Ucuma, Ekunha, Tchica-Tcholoanga, Catchiungo, Caála and Loumduimbali are not a result of political intolerance, but common crimes.

The citizens Luciano Moma and Marcelino Paca, referred by that party as killed by the government are alive and were presented and had a direct talk with the CPI, in a session attended by their wives, children and chieftains, that witnessed their identities.

It was not proved any accusation of Unita, according to which, the Municipal and communal administrators and chieftains were instructed by the government to practice acts of political intolerance.

Thus, the CPI work is finished and its report was passed with 153 votes in favour, 11 against and nine abstentions.

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