08/16/2018

Urgent Action: Whereabouts of Community Activist Unknown (Angola: UA 152.18)


Joaquim Costa Zangui, the National Youth Secretary of the Democratic Bloc, was abducted by unknown men on 12 August. He went missing a day after he had presided over the electoral process to elect the new Residential Commission President in Massaque, Viana Municipality, Angola. His whereabouts remain unknown.

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Joaquim Costa Zangui, the National Youth Secretary of the Democratic Bloc, was abducted by unknown men on 12 August 2018. He went missing a day after he had presided over the electoral process to elect the new Residential Commission President in Massaque, Viana Municipality, Angola. His whereabouts remain unknown.

1) TAKE ACTION
Write a letter, send an email, call, fax or tweet:

  • Calling on the authorities to immediately conduct an independent and thorough investigation into the whereabouts of Joaquim Costa Zangui and ensure that all those suspected of criminal responsibility for his disappearance are brought to justice in a fair trial.

Contact these two officials by 27 September, 2018:
Advisor to the Minister of Police
Dr. Armindo Feliciano Aurélio
Ministry of Police
Luanda, Angola
Fax: 244 222 393 538
Email: [email protected]
Salutation: Dear Advisor to the Minister

Ambassador Agostinho Tavares Da Silva Neto,
Embassy of the Republic of Angola
2100-2108 16th St., NW
Washington, DC 20009
Phone: 202 785 1156  I  Fax: 202 822 9049
Contact Form: http://www.angola.org/index.php?page=contact-us
Salutation: Dear Ambassador

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