Attacks on the Press in 2007 - Snapshots: Angola
|Publisher||Committee to Protect Journalists|
|Publication Date||February 2008|
|Cite as||Committee to Protect Journalists, Attacks on the Press in 2007 - Snapshots: Angola, February 2008, available at: http://www.refworld.org/docid/47c567822d.html [accessed 30 March 2015]|
In September, the director of the private weekly Semanário Angolense was sent to prison after being sentenced to an eight-month term and an 18.7 million kwanza (US$250,000) fine in a criminal case filed by the former minister of justice, Paulo Chipilica, local journalists reported. Director Graça Campos was released in November pending the outcome of his appeal. Campos had been held in the San Paulo hospital prison outside of the capital, Luanda, according to his wife and local journalists.