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Amnesty International Report 2014/15

Freedom of association and assembly continued to be suppressed. Thousands of families were forcibly evicted. A youth was tried and acquitted for criminal defamation against the President and the trial of another man for criminal defamation against state officials commenced. The trial of state agents in connection with the disappearance of two men in 2012 started, was suspended and then restarted.

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Head of State:
José Eduardo dos Santos
Head of Government:
José Eduardo dos Santos

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Fragility haunts much of the region, with humanitarian crises, rapid urbanisation, rising inequality and climate change.

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