Amnesty: Lusaka Protocol

ANNEX 6 AGENDA ITEM II.4: NATIONAL RECONCILIATION: I. GENERAL PRINCIPLES:

5. In the spirit of National Reconciliation, all Angolans should forgive and forget the offenses resulting from the Angolan conflict and face the future with tolerance and confidence. Furthermore, the competent institutions will grant an amnesty, in accordance with Article 88 (h) of the Constitutional Law, for illegal acts committed by anyone prior to the signing of the Lusaka Protocol, in the context of the current conflict.

III. Modalities

5. On the day on which the Lusaka Protocol is initiated, the Government and the leadership of UNITA shall each issue a statement on the importance and meaning of pardon and amnesty, as referred to in para. 5 of the general principles relating to National Reconciliation above.

11. The period for the promulgation of the Law of Amnesty shall be specified in the timetable of the Lusaka Protocol.

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