27 February 2013

Angola: Spotlight

The latest press coverage on corruption, human rights abuses, violations of freedom of the press and socio-economic exclusion in Angola:

HRW: Angola: Scores Detained, Convicted After Forced Evictions

February 26, 2013: The Angolan police have arrested dozens of people who were victims of forced eviction and the demolition of their homes in early February 2013, Human Rights Watch said today. They had lived in Maiombe, a peripheral neighborhood in Luanda, Angola's capital.

ANGOP: Attorney-General Office slams violation of in-camera principle in Portugal

February 26, 2013: João Maria de Sousa is a shareholder in the Imexco Group, made up by different companies that operate in Angola, which transferred, in November 2011, the amount of 70.000 euros to his account at Santander Totta bank, based in Lisbon.

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