History of Comoros: Rise of Nationalism Last updated on
Monday 19th April 2010
In 1968 there was a students' strike and in the atmosphere following it, concessions were made by the French government and the first political parties were formed in the country.
Some parties urged immediate independence from France; others were for a less-than-total break and there was even one party based in Mahoré (Mayotte), the Mouvement Populaire Mahorais (MPM), which opposed independence.
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