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Angola Marks 40 Years of Independence, Critics Slam Abuses

Marking Angola's 40 years of independence, President Jose Eduardo dos Santos reminded citizens of the country's violent history.    In a speech printed in local media and broadcast on radio and television on Wednesday, dos Santos said after a 27-year civil war that ended in 2002, it was up to Angola's youth to rebuild the country.   But critics say Angola has little to celebrate as dos Santos, who has been in power for 36 years, cracks down on basic human...

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