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Angola: Control of Justice by MPLA Persists

The control of justice currently exercised by the political power (a phenomenon extended to practically all State institutions), is considered by competent circles in the sector as “tighter and less careful” than that which existed in the period of the previous PR, JOSÉ EDUARDO DOS SAINTS (JES).

It is well known in judicial circles, but also in society, that the new presidents of the TS and the Constitutional Court (TC), JOEL LEONARDO (JLE) and LAURINDA CARDOSO (LC) are less competent and less experienced than their predecessors. READ MORE