An international media watchdog has issued a statement demanding that authorities end the legal persecution of journalists in Angola. This follows a decision by authorities to continue the trial of outspoken human rights activist and journalist Rafael Marques de Morais in camera over a story he wrote.
Trial of Journalists Goes Behind Closed Doors
CPJ, 16 April 2018
The Committee to Protect Journalists today condemned a decision by Angolan authorities to continue the trial of journalists Rafael Marques de Morais, who runs the anti-corruption… Read more »
Attempts by the government to muzzle the press through repressive laws.
My Trial - Rafael Marques de Morais
Maka, 20 March 2018
My trial has begun. I am standing on the dock accused of two crimes for nearly four hours straight. It is my punishment for not exercising. Now I feel the pain in my back. Read more »
Half-a-Billion-Dollar Scam of Espírito Santo Bank
Maka, 5 March 2018
In the plunder that has been carried out in Angola, little has been said about the extraordinary role of Portuguese facilitators – especially bank executives, lawyers and… Read more »
The Angolan government is facing growing criticism for the June 20 indictment of award-winning investigative journalist Rafael Marques de Morais. The indictment follows publcation ... Read more »
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