Rafael Marques

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Acclaimed journalist Marques de Morais on trial for defamation in Angola

March 23, 2015 6:15 PM ET

On Tuesday, less than a week after receiving an award for his journalism from the London-based freedom of expression group Index on Censorship, veteran journalist Rafael Marques de Morais will stand trial in Angola on charges of criminal defamation....

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Polícia angolana agride, detém jornalistas

setembro 20, 2013 5:21 PM ET

New York, 20 de setembro de 2013 - Pelo menos três jornalistas foram agredidos e brevemente detidos hoje pela polícia enquanto cobriam a liberação de sete pessoas que foram presas durante um protesto na quinta-feira, de acordo com os jornalistas...

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Angolan police assault, detain journalists

September 20, 2013 4:47 PM ET

New York, September 20, 2013--At least three journalists were assaulted by police and briefly detained today while covering the release of seven individuals who were arrested during a protest on Thursday, according to the journalists and news accounts. Protesters had...

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Investigative journalist under threat again in Angola

June 6, 2013 12:24 PM ET

The Angolan government has brought criminal charges against journalist Rafael Marques de Morais for his book, Blood Diamonds: Corruption and Torture in Angola, published in Portugal in 2011, that documented allegations of homicides, torture, forced displacement of civilian settlements, and...

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Mídia portuguesa estremece com o envolvimento angolano

março 20, 2013 6:33 PM ET

Jean-Paul Marthoz/Consultor Sênior do CPJ Os jornalistas portugueses estão cada vez mais preocupados com o crescente investimento e influência de Angola em seu país. Estimulados pelos petrodólares e diamantes, poderosos interesses angolanos lançaram-se em uma onda de compras em sua...

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Portuguese media chilled by Angolan involvement

March 20, 2013 2:44 PM ET

Portuguese journalists are increasingly concerned by Angola's growing investment and influence in their country. Buoyed by petrodollars and diamonds, powerful Angolan interests have been indulging in a buying spree in their former colonial power. Angolan capital invested in Portugal...

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Attacks on the Press in 2011: Regulating the Internet

February 21, 2012 11:36 PM ET

Legislation for Internet security can quickly turn into a weapon against the free press. Cybercrime laws are intended to extend existing penal codes to the online world, but they can easily be broadened to criminalize standard journalistic practices. By...

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Attaques contre la presse en 2011: Les lois contre la cybercriminalité: le piège à journalistes

21 février 2012 4h55 ET

Les législations soutenant la sécurité sur Internet peuvent rapidement se transformer en une arme contre la presse libre. Les lois sur la cybercriminalité étendent les codes pénaux du monde en ligne, mais elles peuvent facilement être élargies à criminaliser les...

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Attacks on the Press 2010: Angola

February 15, 2011 12:49 AM ET

h7 {float:none;width:auto;height:auto;font-family:sans-serif;font-weight:normal; margins:5px;} Top Developments • Legislation criminalizes coverage that insults president, state institutions. • Three top papers purchased by mysterious corporation. Coverage grows timid. Key Statistic 2: Journalists killed in 2010, one a Togolese sports reporter, killed in...

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Attaques contre la presse en 2010: L'Angola

15 février 2011 0h49 ET

h7 {float:none;width:auto;height:auto;font-family:sans-serif;font-weight:normal; margins:5px;} Principaux Développements • Une loi criminalise tout reportage jugé outrageant envers le président, les institutions de la République. • Trois principaux journaux indépendants achetés par une société anonyme. Leur ligne éditoriale devient timide. Statistique Cle 2...

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