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Angola: Scores Detained, Convicted After Forced Evictions

Email The Angolan police have arrested dozens of people who were victims of forced eviction and the demolition of their homes in early February 2013. They had lived in Maiombe, a peripheral neighborhood in Luanda, Angola’s capital. On February 23, security forces barred a delegation of the main opposition party, National Union for the Total Independence of Angola (UNITA), from meeting with and providing assistance to the community, and beat some of the delegates. (Johannesburg) – The Angolan police have arrested dozens of people who were victims of forced eviction and the demolition of…

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