News: Jun 2013

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Rwandan Journalist Released, Persists with Complaint to African Human Rights Commission

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28 Jun 2013

Ms Mukakibibi was convicted together with the Umurabyo editor, Agnes Uwimana-Nkusi, who is serving an additional year for having also “defamed” the Rwandan President, Paul Kagame, through another article.

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Angolan Journalist Prosecuted for Claiming Human Rights Abuses in Mining Industry

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5 Jun 2013

Rafael Marques has described Angola's diamond mining industry as being plagued by murders, beatings, and arbitrary detentions and filed a criminal complaint against top generals. In response, a criminal libel case was brought against him.