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Angola

21 million people
3,830 USD GNI (PPP)
Internet:
Partly Free
Press:
Not Free
Not Free

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The Angolan parliament recently adopted a new Penal Code decriminalizing same-sex activities and prohibiting discrimination based on sexual orientation.

Freedom House issued the following statement in response to Angolan court's sentence of imprisoning 17 activists for allegedly plotting a coup at a peaceful gathering.

Editor, Freedom in the World and Freedom of the Press

The year ahead may bring significant changes, for better or worse, to these often-overlooked countries.

In response to a provincial court decision to convict and sentence Angolan human rights activist José Marcos Mavungo to six years in prison on charges of rebellion for his alleged role in planning

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Freedom in Sub-Saharan Africa 2007

Freedom House released an analysis of democracy in sub-Saharan Africa showing that the region has experienced notable increases in freedom over the past generation, although more setbacks than gains were seen in 2006.

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