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Angola: Protect free speech as youth activists attacked

Headline Title:  Angola: Protect free speech as youth activists attacked 24 May 2012 A group of anti-government youth activists including rapper ‘Hexplosivo Mental’ were attacked, beaten and some hospitalised during a meeting in the Angolan capital Luanda, prompting Amnesty International to call for a full and impartial investigation into the incident.‘Hexplosivo Mental’, known for his anti-government lyrics, along with Angolan activists and human rights defenders have been the target of numerous assaults and intimidations in recent months.“This brutal beating highlights the ongoing…

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