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11 January 2017
8 July 2016
The 17 activists were originally detained in June 2015, accused of organizing a rebellion. They say they were only discussing peaceful methods of protest.
30 June 2016
‘I'll Stay as Long as the Queen Allows Me to Stay’ and Other Brexit Reactions From the Portuguese-Speaking World
"Brexit...whatever happens from now on, no one can erase these results from citizens' memories."
20 June 2016
"Because we need everyone who wants to help build a better Angola to be free to do it, because demonstrations are not war..."
31 May 2016
The liberation of the Angolan activist, Marcos Mavungo, could be the start of the Angolan government respecting human rights, says an EU spokesperson.
1 April 2016
Nuno Dala, who's been on hunger strike for 22 days, is one of 17 activists, sentenced to prison for plotting a rebellion. A diabetic, Dala's health is in jeopardy.
26 November 2015
Read part two of an interview with Laurinda Gouveia, who is accused of inciting rebellion against the Angolan government for participating in a book group.
25 November 2015
An Interview With Laurinda Gouveia, a Young Woman Charged With Conspiring Against the Angolan Government
"Even today, physically, I bear physical evidence of this beating. And, obviously, my way of looking at these men is not the same as it was before..."
19 October 2015
Activists fight for their lives in Angolan jails. Thanks to a new online portal that collects and publishes photos showing solidarity with political prisoners, the movement is stronger than ever.
22 April 2015
Jonathan McCully contributed to this report. Last month, Rafael Marques de Morais was awarded the Index on Censorship Freedom of Expression Award for Journalism for his “impactful, original, and unwavering investigative...