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17 Activists Sentenced for Rebelling Against Angolan Government

An Angolan court sentenced 17 young activists to between two and eight-and-a-half years in jail Monday for rebellion against the government of President Jose Eduardo dos Santos. The activists were arrested in Luanda in June after organizing a reading of U.S. academic Gene Sharp's 1993 book "From Dictatorship to Democracy: A Conceptual Framework for Liberation." The book's cover describes it as "a blueprint for non-violent resistance to repressive...

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