Angola: Police Must Respect Protest Rights During Planned 22 June Demonstrations

Police must respect the rights of protesters in Luanda during the planned 22 June demonstrations against economic decline and political repression, said Amnesty International.

The organization has documented how Angolan police have regularly and unlawfully fired at protesters with live bullets and tear gas, and conducted mass arrests, among other violations, during peaceful demonstrations since 2020.

“The planned 22 June demonstration should not be an occasion for Angolan police to arbitrarily…

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