Council of Europe media alert filed condemning legal action against the author of Moneyland
The Angolan government should immediately drop all charges against journalist and human rights activist Rafael Marques de Morais, winner of Index on Censorship’s Freedom of Expression Award and Fellowship in 2015.
Demonstrations are being held in Brussels, Luanda, Pretoria and Paris to mark one year since the arrest of an Angolan book club’s members.
Index is appalled at the sentencing of Angolan activists whose “crime” was taking part in a reading group discussing ideas of democracy.
As far as reasons to lambast or draw controversy from the head of state in Angola go, you’d expect his taste in music to be some way down the rather long list
It Is Forbidden to Talk in Angola is a documentary that tells the story of the 15 young adults who were accused of planning a rebellion
In their search to invest oil and diamond money in Europe, the Angolan oligarchy has bought strategic positions in the Portuguese media in recent years
Joint statement in support of European Parliament resolution on the human rights situation in Angola
The resolution calls for the release of all political prisoners and human rights defenders and highlights the case of José Marcos Mavungo
Over the past month, the Angolan government has continued its crackdown on freedom of expression and the right to assemble in the country
When Angolan police raided the homes of a book group deemed a threat, they seized all papers from their homes, from university notebooks to a mother’s magazines