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||Portuguese Bahá’ís Mr António and Mrs Ema Rocha, Mrs Guedes DeMelo Rocha and Mrs D. Laura Rodriquez, the first pioneers to Angola, take up residence in Luanda.
||First travel teachers and pioneers
||The first native Mozambican Bahá’í, Festas Chambeni, takes the Bahá’í Faith to Angola. [BW13:290]
||Bahá’ís in Angola are detained and questioned by officials.
- Joaquim Sampaio is carried off in the middle of the night and is never seen again. It is presumed that he was executed or died in a prison camp.
- One family is forced to leave the country.
||Persecution, Angola; Persecution, Deaths; Persecution
|1963 (In the year)
||In Angola, Antonio Francesco Ebo and seven other Bahá’ís were arrested and imprisoned in a penal colony off the coast of southern Angola.
- They remained in confinement for eight years.
||Persecution, Angola; Persecution, Arrests; Persecution
||The re-formation of the National Assembly of Angola. [CBN Jan92 p2, BINS270:4; BW92–3:119, VV120-1]
|1993 24 – 26 Dec
||The first summer school of Angola is held in Luanda, attended by more than 20 Bahá'ís. [BINS309:1]
||Summer schools; First summer and winter schools
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