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Angola: Police Confiscates Computers From the Independent Weekly Folha 8

On March 12, a police raid at the Angolan independent weekly Folha 8 resulted in about 20 computers being confiscated [pt]. Editor William Tonet points a connection with the investigation on the publication of an Internet photo montage of the president and politicians from 2011. The Committee to Protect Journalists condemned the raid as a “crude act of censorship”, and argues “satire is not an outrage against the state”.

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