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Angola: Three youth imprisoned after unfair trial: Afonso S. Muatchipuculo, António J. Fernando and Justino H. Valente

, Index number: AFR 12/8534/2018

High school students; Afonso S. Muatchipuculo (22), António J. Fernando (18) and Justino H. Valente (21) were sentenced to seven months in prison by the Malange Provincial Court in Angola on 9 April after an unfair trial. The three were arrested on 4 April for allegedly throwing stones at the Vice-President’s convoy in Malange. However, they were not present at the scene of the protest when the stones were thrown.

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