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Angola: ‘Shocking’ footage appears to show appalling abuse of prisoners

Headline Title:  Angola: ‘Shocking’ footage appears to show appalling abuse of prisoners 28 August 2013 Video footage apparently showing Angolan prison guards and fire fighters repeatedly beating and whipping prisoners is shocking and must be investigated, Amnesty International said today.The footage, recorded on a mobile phone and distributed via social media, is 5 minutes and 39 seconds long and is believed to have been recorded earlier this month. It shows a group of prisoners sitting on the ground as law enforcement officials and fire fighters drag them from the group one-by-one,…

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