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Angola: Further Information: Lawyer and activists risk 10 – 15 Years in Jail: Arão Bula Tempo, José Marcos Mavungo

, Index number: AFR 12/1697/2015

Human rights lawyer, Arão Bula Tempo, was conditionally released on 13 May. However, human rights activist, José Marcos Mavungo, remains in detention at Cabinda civil prison (Cadeia Civil de Comarca de Cabinda) as authorities continue to conduct investigations into his case. They have both been charged separately with crimes against the security of the state and risk jail sentences of between 10 – 15 years.