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Angola - Police surround opposition radio station, arrest reporter

Reporters without borders
Armed police surrounded Luanda-based opposition radio station Radio Despertar yesterday morning while one of its journalists, Gonçalves Vieira, was arrested after going to cover preparations for a peaceful protest against “arbitrary detention and political persecution in Angola.” Viera had time to send his colleagues a message saying the police had arrested him and were taking him somewhere. They finally let him go after holding him for two hours. “We condemn such attempts to intimidate (...)

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