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Mon, 13 Aug 2018 11:57 - Updated Mon, 13 Aug 2018 14:50

State recognizes protection of former combatant

Luanda - The Angolan state recognizes the regime of special protection accorded to former combatants and veterans of Homeland, and assumes the duty to create, provide and organize normative, institutional, human, material financial and other mechanisms to guarantee their implementation.

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Former Combatants in the process of public consultation on the proposed revision of the Law

Photo: Kinda kyungu

This assumption is expressed in the proposal of the Law of the Former Combatant and Veteran of the Homeland, whose public hearing began last Friday in Luanda, which states that under the principle of equality and non-discrimination, special protection is granted to citizens who are in the condition of veterans of the homeland, war disabled and relatives of fallen and lost combatants.

According to the document, this principle is applied irrespective of ancestry, gender, race, ethnicity, color, disability, language, place of birth, religion, political, ideological or religious beliefs, educational level, economic or social condition, occupation or place of residence.

The draft law states that rights acquired  are protected and preserved, from the date of ratification of the registration process, except those acquired by fraudulent means.

The proposed Law of Former Combatants and Veterans of the Homeland contains 6 chapters and 75 articles.

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