Front for the Liberation of the Cabinda Enclave (FLEC) Terrorist Organizations // Front for the Liberation of the Cabinda Enclave (FLEC)



In 1956, the Portuguese government established a single administrative region for colonial governance of Angola and Cabinda, effectively uniting the two regions. Cabinda, though small, holds a large portion of Angola’s oil reserves, a key for the nation's economy. In 1959, some Cabindans began calling for self-rule under the Portuguese, saying Cabinda has a distinct culture and history from mainland Angola.   The group was officially...

 

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