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Angola - Six-month suspended sentence for report on police cell mistreatment

Reporters without borders
Reporters Without Borders is appalled to learn that opposition radio journalist Queirós Anastácio Chiluvia was given a six-month suspended jail sentence on 7 February for broadcasting the shouts of detainees calling for help for a badly ill fellow detainee. The news director of Radio Despertar, a station funded by the main opposition party Unita, Chiluvia was convicted on charges of defamation, offending the police and working illegally as a journalist. The six-month sentence was suspended (...)

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