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President of Mozambique's Medical Association Under Arrest

After a week-long strike by medical professionals in Mozambique, Dr. Jorge Arroz, the President of Associação Médica de Moçambique, was arrested on Sunday night, May 26, 2013, under accusation of “sedition” (incitement of discontent or rebellion against a government). On Twitter and Facebook, @verdademz, @canal_moz and other netizens report.

"Manu many health professionals here in the 6th police station of Maputo. Dr. Jorge Arroz is under arrest. Photo by @Verdade newspaper (used with permission)

“Many many health professionals here in the 6th Police Station of Maputo. Dr. Jorge Arroz is under arrest. Photo by @Verdade (used with permission)

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