Title: A LUTA CONTINUA! A VITORIA E' CERTA! NOV.11,1975 ZERO HORAS
Photographer(s): Frits Eisenloeffel
Writer(s): Mirelle van Tulder, Immeke Sixma
Designer(s): Mirelle van Tulder
Publisher(s): Selfpublished Mirelle van Tulder, The Netherland
Print run: 50
Language(s): English, Dutch, Portuguese
Size: 33,2 x 47,5 cm
Print: Printnewspaper, Paris, French
Nation(s) and year(s) of Protest: Angola,1975
On Nov. 11, 1975, The State of Angola has gained its independence from former colonizer Portugal. The leader of one of the country’s rival factions, Dr.Agostinho Neto, of the Popular Movement for the Liberation of Angola (MPLA), has been proclaimed the country’s first president. In the capital, Luanda, huge crowds cheered and soldiers fired shots into the air as the new country’s flag was raised at midnight. Photographs in this issue were taken by Frits Eisenloeffel during the celebrations of the first year of independence in Luanda in 1976.
Photographs in this issue were taken by Frits Eisenloeffel during the celebrations of the first year of independence in Luanda in 1976.
In the 1970s and 1980s, the Dutch journalist and photographer Frits Eisenloeffel recorded the decolonization, freedom struggle, and reconstruction of various African countries during his many travels on the African continent. His great journalistic legacy is now archived in the International Institute of Social History