On April 25th, 1974, the Armed Forces Movement (MFA) of dissident Portuguese army officers led a military coup, overthrowing the authoritarian Estado Novo regime in Portugal.
“Não ao Fascismo”
Not only was Portuguese society revolutionized, but the MFA, along with movements in Angola, Macau, Guinea-Bissau, Timor, and Mozambique, forced Portugal to decolonize, and the Portuguese who occupied these colonies were repatriated back to Portugal.
“Viva a FRELIMO”
This CPH poster printed at the worker-owned and union-run Community Printers, Santa Cruz, CA.
This is #149 in the Celebrate People’s History Poster Series.
Nicole Rodrigues is a teaching artist, illustrator, and screenprinter based in Philadelphia who makes shirts and comics.