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Angola - Joint call for end to criminal libel prosecution of journalist

Reporters without borders
Writer and journalist Rafael Marques de Morais is to appear in court in Luanda on criminal defamation charges on 15 December in connection with his 2011 book about human rights violations in Angola's diamond mining industry, entitled “Blood Diamonds: Corruption and Torture in Angola.” In a joint letter to the UN and African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights special rapporteurs for freedom of expression and the situation of human rights defenders, Reporters Without Borders and 16 other (...)

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