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|1951 (In the year)
||Portuguese Bahá’ís Mr António and Mrs Ema Rocha, Mrs Guedes DeMelo Rocha and Mrs D. Laura Rodriquez, the first pioneers to Angola, took up residence in Luanda.
||First travel teachers and pioneers
||The first native Mozambican Bahá’í, Festas Chambeni, took the Bahá’í Faith to Angola. [BW13:290]
|1960 (In the year)
||Bahá’ís in Angola were detained and questioned by officials.
Joaquim Sampaio was carried off in the middle of the night and was never seen again. It was presumed that he was executed or died in a prison camp.
One family was 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 was held in Luanda, attended by more than 20 Bahá'ís. [BINS309:1]
||Summer schools; First summer and winter schools
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