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LAUNCH OF REPORT ON ANGOLA JUSTICE SECTOR AND DISCUSSIONS ON ACCESS TO JUSTICE IN PORTUGUESE SPEAKING COUNTRIES IN AFRICA

On 4 November 2017, there will be a launch of report on the justice sector of Angola. The discussion will be on Regional perspectives on access to justice, Domestic perspectives on access to justice: Reflections on progress and challenges in Angola and Mozambique. The objectives are to increase awareness about…
Staff Writer
Oct 25, 2017
AngolaFreedom of Expression, Assembly and AssociationNews

News Release: Charges dropped against Angolan activist Arão Bula Tempo as court concludes lack of evidence

Earlier this week, an Angolan court dropped all criminal charges against Angolan rights activist Arão Bula Tempo due to lack of evidence to support the charges. Mr Tempo and another human rights defender, co-accused José Marcos Mavungo, were detained on 14 March 2015 for alleged involvement in the organisation of…
Staff Writer
Jul 15, 2016
AngolaArticles and OpinionsFreedom of Expression, Assembly and Association

SALC in the News: Angola: UN working group on Arbitrary Detention calls for release of Human Rights Activist José Marcos Mavungo

WASHINGTON, Jan. 06, 2016 —The American Bar Association Center for Human Rights, Action by Christians for the Abolition of Torture (ACAT France), Front Line Defenders, the Southern African Litigation Centre (SALC) and the global law firm Morrison & Foerster LLP –– today welcomed Angola: UN Working Group on Arbitrary Detention…
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Jan 6, 2016