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Six-month suspended sentence for report on police cell mistreatment

Reporters Without Borders is appalled to learn that opposition radio journalist Queirós Anastácio Chiluvia was given a six-month suspended jail (...)

Published on 10 February 2014 Read


Three journalists, including leading investigative reporter, arrested

Reporters Without Borders condemns the repeated harassment of investigative reporters by the authorities in Angola. In the latest example, police (...)

Published on 23 September 2013 Read


Convicted journalist faces year in prison for libel

Reporters Without Borders today condemned the “illogical” conviction of newspaper editor William Tonet for libel and an order for him to pay a 10 (...)

Published on 12 October 2011 Read


After 33 days in prison, journalist freed on bail pending appeal

Reporters Without Borders is relieved to learn that Armando Chicoca, a freelance journalist who was sentenced to a year in prison last month for (...)

Published on 12 April 2011 Read


Letter to interior minister about violence against journalists

Reporters Without Borders has written to Angolan interior minister Sebastiao José Antonio Martins voicing concern about the recent wave of threats (...)

Published on 2 November 2010 Read


Journalist with critical radio station gunned down in his home

Reporters Without Borders is shocked by the death of Alberto Chakusanga, the host of a programme on a radio station critical of the government. (...)

Published on 9 September 2010 Read


In continuing harassment, newspaper editor forbidden to leave country

Reporters Without Borders condemns the foreign travel ban that has been placed on William Tonet, the editor of the independent Luanda-based (...)

Published on 13 May 2009 Read


Independent radio station continues to broadcast despite suspension order

Privately-owned Radio Despertar is continuing to operate despite a ministerial order on 8 July suspending its broadcasts for 180 days. Director (...)

Published on 16 July 2008 Read

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