Friends of Angola once again condemns the continuing repression of young people who were detained in an attempt to rally in Kalandula, Malanje province. The repression was carried out again by the National Police, an institution whose duty is to protect the demonstrators. Friends of Angola (FoA) remains concerned about the wave of repression against…

By Friends of Angola PRESS RELEASE: Referring to the October 15, 2019 incident involving the police and citizens taking part in a peaceful demonstration, it is with grave concern that Friends of Angola (FoA) denounces the brutality with which the National Police acted. Organizers reported that the peaceful demonstration was convened to challenge the high…

By Amnesty International A judge at the Cabinda Court ordered the provisional release of 40 more protesters on 19 April. Ten other protesters remain arbitrarily detained without charge, arrested for their involvement in peaceful protests. One female is detained at Yabi prison and nine males are detained at Cabinda civil prison. Several of the protesters…

By Africa Review Four political parties that contested the August 23 election in Angola have united to challenge the outcome. The parties said in a statement that the provisional results announced by the National Electoral Commission (CNE) were illegal and unconstitutional. The Union for the Total Independence of Angola (Unita), the Board of Convergence for…

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