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The right to adequate housing was restricted and the situation was exacerbated by high levels of unemployment, poverty and inequality. Eight prisoners of conscience in the long-running Caprivi trial were held 14 years after their arrest, on treason and sedition charges.
Africa Detention

Namibia: Fear for safety

Amnesty International is concerned for the safety of Jose Domingos Sekunda, Paulo Mendes, Herculano Jornal Satchanga and Bartolomeu Sangueve who may be expelled to Angola by the Namibian authorities. If returned, they risk being tortured or killed by the Angolan security forces.
Africa Human Rights Defenders and Activists

Namibia: Further information on fear for safety of human rights activist / possible disappearance and forcible repatriation: Manuel Sahanda Neto

Manuel Sahanda Neto, an Angolan national and director of The Angolan Human Rights League, who has refugee status in Namibia, has not been seen since reportedly being forcibly returned to Angola. Amnesty International fears for his safety as it believes he may be at risk of ill-treatment and torture.