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Young Angolans Accused of Planning Coup Go on Trial

Seventeen Angolans accused of planning a rebellion and coup have gone on trial in Luanda, in a case that rights groups say shows the government's intolerance of dissent. Authorities arrested the young activists in June after they met at a book shop to discuss a book called "From Dictatorship to Democracy." Their defense lawyer told the court Monday that charges should be dropped because they broke no laws and have a constitutional right to freedom of speech. Amnesty...

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