A 6 August 1996 broadcast on Luanda Antenna Commercial (LAC), a private radio station, regarding the treatment of Angola students after they returned to Angola from studying abroad and the widespread media coverage and a parliamentary debate about this broadcast on 7 August 1996 [AGO38447.E]

Information on a 6 August 1996 Luanda Antenna Commercial (LAC) broadcast regarding the treatment of Angola students and the subsequent widespread media coverage and parliamentary debate could not be found among the sources consulted by the Research Directorate.

This Response was prepared after researching publicly accessible information currently available to the Research Directorate within time constraints. This Response is not, and does not purport to be, conclusive as to the merit of any particular claim to refugee status or asylum. Please find below the list of sources consulted in researching this Information Request.

Sources Consulted

Africa Confidential 1996

Africa Research Bulletin 1996

IRB databases

Jeune Afrique/L'intelligent 1996

Keesing's Record of World Events 1996



Resource Centre. Angola country file. 1996

Internet sites including:

Amnesty International

Angola government

Angola Press News Agency [Luanda]

Human Rights Watch (HRW)


The Inter-African Network for Human Rights

Inter-Church Coalition on Africa

Luanda Antenna Commercial (LAC)

Mail and Guardian [Johannesburg]

Media Institute of Southern Africa (MISA)


Reporters sans frontière (RSF)


Switzerland: Office fédéral des réfugiés

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