Angola: Submission to the UN Universal Periodic Review: Seventh session of the UPR Working Group of the Human Rights Council, February 2010

Angola: Submission to the UN Universal Periodic Review: Seventh session of the UPR Working Group of the Human Rights Council, February 2010

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Index Number: AFR 12/005/2009
Date Published: 1 September 2009
Categories: Angola

In this submission, Amnesty International provides information as stipulated in the General Guidelines for the Preparation of Information under the Universal Periodic Review. Amnesty International raises concern over shortcomings of national legislation with regards to forced evictions and policing standards. The organization also expresses concern about forced evictions, intimidation and harassment of human rights defenders, attacks on freedom of the press, suppression of freedom of expression and association, as well as human rights violations by the police including arbitrary detention, torture and other ill-treatment, death in detention and extrajudicial executions.


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