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~ Israel armed Portugal against national liberation movements in Mozambique, Angola and Guinea-Bissau.36
~ Israel funded and trained the military repression of anti-colonial uprisings and/or dictatorship in the Ivory Coast, Central African Republic, Benin, Cameroon, Senegal, Togo, Uganda, Nigeria, and Somalia.37
~ In the neo-colonial civil wars, former colonial powers and current imperial powers fuel, arm, and even instigate these wars to divide and re-conquer Africa. Israel has armed many or all sides. A prime example is Israel’s arming of the three sides of Angola’s civil war at different times over four decades.38
~ During the brutal Mobutu regime in Zaire (now Democratic Republic of Congo), Israel sold Mobutu arms and trained paratroopers, the presidential security force and the military, thus building the power of this pro-Western dictator.39
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~ In Malawi, from the 1960s to 1980s, Israel provided training to tyrant Dr. Banda’s army of boys used for murdering political opponents, terrorizing workers by flogging, and torturing opposition.40
~ Starting in 1992, Israel sold arms and later provided training to Rwandan military and Hutu militia that in 1994 perpetrated genocide against the Tutsis. Israel continued to send millions of USD in arms even after the genocide was attracting international attention.41
~ Currently, Israel maintains strong ties with the Equatorial Guinean government ruled by President Obiang who seized power in 1979. Obiang is believed to have ordered the deaths of thousands of Guineans during his period in power, and to have headed one of the most tyrannical regimes on the continent.
Equatorial Guinea, with a population of 800,000 – and now flooded with petrol dollars – has purchased from Israeli companies tens of millions of dollars in naval and aircraft.42
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~ Israel remained an ally of the white colonial apartheid state of Rhodesia until its defeat by the anti-colonial movement in 1979.
~ After UN-imposed sanctions against Rhodesia in 1967, and through the late 1970s, Israel continued to maintain trade with the apartheid regime and provide it with arms, including Uzis and helicopters, in addition to helping Rhodesia manufacture its own submachine gun models called “Ruzis.”
Israel helped Rhodesia fortify its borders by installing a land-mine belt that was 500 miles long
Israel: Settler Colonial Apartheid State (2:50) by Mumia Abu-Jamal