Angolan War Veterans in New Protest
Rapid Intervention Police and Military Police have used teargas and batons in Luanda to disperse former soldiers intent on marching to the Presidential Palace. Some 50 war widows also joined the protest, demanding the pensions that are owed to them.
Maka Angola, 20 June 2012
Hundreds of former soldiers staged a protest that caused panic in Luanda on the morning of 20 June. The war veterans were demanding payment of their pensions, some of which were 20... read more »
Maka Angola, 7 June 2012
Up to 3,000 demobilized soldiers staged a surprising march today, in the capital Luanda, towards the presidential palace. They went to claim the dues owed to them for years of... read more »
Maka Angola, 2 April 2012
Four thousand Angolan war veterans took to the streets of the city of the south-eastern city of Menongue, Kuando-Kubango province, on Saturday, March 31, in protest at delays in... read more »
Soldiers display their MPLA membership cards to show that there were no opposition parties behind their protest.