Camunda News

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Angolan soldiers parade at the swearing-in of President Joao Lourenco in 2017.

CPJ: Angola’s proposed national security law threatens press freedom, puts journalists at risk

New York, April 1, 2024–Angola’s proposed national security law could hinder the public’s right to information and severely undermine press freedom, further exposing journalists to harassment, intimidation, and censorship by authorities, the Committee to Protect Journalists said on Monday. The National Security Bill, which critics say threatens Angola’s democracy and could turn the country into…

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Angolan outlet Camunda News suspends operations indefinitely after police harassment

New York, March 17, 2023—Angolan authorities should stop harassing the privately owned Camunda News website and ensure that members of the press can work freely, the Committee to Protect Journalists said Friday. On Wednesday, March 15, the outlet suspended its operations indefinitely, according to media reports and the outlet’s owner, David Boio, who spoke to…

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