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Angola Threatens to Shut Down Media

The Ministry of Communication of Angola threatens to suspend the public license of the Radio Despertar station and of the Folha 8 newspaper, despite the measure being unconstitutional. The government says they encourage public disorder. The announcement was made on Wednesday, May 15, as reported the Voz da América [pt] website. Some owners of the Radio have ties with the main opposition party UNITA [en]. In 2012, the police confiscated computers of the Folha 8.

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  • […] by Thiana Biondo · Translated by Thiana Biondo · View original post [pt] · comments (0) Share: Donate · facebook · twitter · reddit · StumbleUpon · […]

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