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Angola’s Police Silence the Media

LUANDA, Mar 13, 2012 (IPS) – Rights groups and activists are warning of a rapidly deteriorating political climate in Angola following a police raid on a private newspaper and a violent crackdown on anti-government protests. On the morning of Mar. 12, 20 computers were seized from the offices of the outspoken Folha 8, one of Angola’s few remaining private publications that is critical of the government, under a warrant investigating “crimes of outrage against the state” and violations of press freedom.

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