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Zambian Flag, Flag of Zambia
The green background represents Zambia's vegetation and natural resources. Red represents Zambia's struggle for independence. Black represents the people of Zambia, and the orange stripe for our mineral wealth, especially copper. The eagle stands for freedom, gained in 1964 from British colonial rule.
The Zambian flag was adopted on October 24, 1964, the country's independence day. During then the only people of Zambia where the African descendants. The European descendants were the oppressors so they ended up being left out of Zambia's national identity.
Zambia is today an increasingly diverse country it is likely the flag would have included other races and its Christian identity if designed today. It is a Christian nation inscribed in the Zambian Constitution though permitting freedom of worship. The Constitution prohibits discrimination based on race, tribe, sex, place of origin, marital status, political opinion, color, or creed. Thus Zambia is not among fundamentalist religious nations that restrict or impose religious beliefs and laws on people.
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