ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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The PAIGC Holds Its Second Congress

September 8, 1973 The PAIGC Holds Its Second Congress A K Essack IT was on January 21, 1973 that Amilcar Cabral fell to the bullets of assassins. He joined the illustrious band and heroes and martyrs like Patrice Lumumba and Mondlane who have been murdered by the colonialists. Knowing the ruthless nature of the colonialists he will not be the last to be assassinated. The colonialists really believe that by these dastardly crimes they can liquidate liberation movements. After Cabral's assassination the Portuguese launched a massive propaganda campaign to sow confusion in the PAIGC (the Guinea-Bissau liberation movement) and used the most foul methods of racialism to try and divide its leadership and demoralise its rank and file.

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