Liberato Furtado Pereira charged with criminal defamation, insult, and forgery for his public interest reporting.
The continued harassment of journalists covering topical national issues for ‘Camunda News’, leaves the owner David Boio, with no choice but to suspend operations.
Ludmila Pinto, the wife of opposition broadcaster Claudio Pinto, is brutally attacked by unknown assailants and warned of a further deadly attack if her husband continues reporting.
Journalists Isabel Makitoko, António Sapalo and Wilson Capemba have been attacked while covering campaign events.
In separate cases Angolan journalists Escrivão José, Óscar Constantino, and Fernando Caetano could spend over a year in prison and/or heavily fined if found guilty of criminal insult and criminal defamation.
Journalists Daniel Fernandes and Romão De Jesus, who were reporting on the demolition of homes in Luanda, lose their equipment after being assaulted by military and police officers.
Public media journalists in Angola are prone to attacks by people who are angry at their perceived bias toward the government and ruling party.
MISA report looks at the respective broadcasting digital migration processes of countries in Southern Africa.
Angolan journalist and editor of “A Denúncia”, Carlos Alberto, is given an ultimatum – publish an apology or face 2 years in prison and pay a US$176,000 fine.
As the election draws closer, cases of criminal defamation brought by the State against journalists are on the rise in Angola.
A new weapon being used by Angolan authorities to curtail press freedom is slapping editors with criminal defamation charges.
Angolan editor Francisco Rasgado spent a weekend behind bars for skipping a criminal defamation court date, which his lawyer insists he was not informed about.
Angolan journalist Jorge Manuel was arrested while covering a protest in the capital and detained, even after identifying himself as a journalist.
If convicted of insulting Angolan President João Lourenço, the editor of “O Crime”, Mariano Brás could face up to 3 years in prison.