Liberation Movements & Violence

re Former Liberation Movements Inherently Violent as Governments?

Liberation movements have recently come under increasing scrutiny from political scientists in the past decade for their adherence to a sense of entitlement to government, and a generally hostile attitude towards opposition groups.

The question being posed in this February 2016 report by The Research and Advocacy Unit (RAU) is whether former liberation movements have a propensity for violence when in government. The countries chosen for this comparison are Angola, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa and Zimbabwe, all countries in which former liberation movements now govern.

To read the 7-page report: