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NNA - Wide Awake Art Contest invites Lebanese artists to share artwork that deals with social, economic, and political dilemmas
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NNA - معرض بيروت العربي الدولي للكتاب من 3 الى 13 آذار المقبل
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MAP - L'ONMT déploie une nouvelle task force au FITUR de Madrid
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APS - الجزائر تلعب دورا في توحيد الصف الفلسطيني
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SANA - Restoration works of historic Afqa spring in Palmyra almost completed
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Lusa - Business News - Portugal: WiseShape develops new generation concrete vat for 'premium' wines
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Lusa - Business News - Mozambique: Maputo ring road tolls start on 1 February
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Lusa - Business News - Portugal: Stock market off 0.50% to 5,589.90 points
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Lusa - Business News - Mozambique: Judge denies request to hear president in hidden debts case
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Lusa - Business News - Portugal: Air passenger numbers up 39% in 2021 to 24.8 million, down 58% on 2019
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Lusa - Business News - Portugal: Six bids in public tender to convert Pego power plant
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Lusa - Business News - Portugal: Top headlines on Wednesday
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Lusa - Business News - Cabo Verde: President stresses importance of free press as magazine faces probe




Praia,Jan.13,2022(Lusa)-The president of Cabo Verde, José Maria Neves, on Thursday described a "free, strong and independent press" as "one of the most solid guarantees of democracy" and support for it as a "decisive test" for genuine democrats.
"The involvement of journalists and public and private media is fundamental," said Neves in a speech as part of Freedom Day commemorations held at the parliament building in Praia, stressing the role of these professionals in a democratic rule of law. "The free, strong and independent press is one of the most solid guarantors of democracy.
"Indeed, democracy cannot be conceived without a free press," he went on. "A decisive test for democrats is precisely their capacity to coexist with the free press, helping it to strengthen itself, creating conditions for it to fully exercise, without constraints of any kind, its function as a watchdog of democracy and beacon of freedom."
The remarks by the president came just days after it emerged that Cabo Verde prosecutors had opened criminal proceedings against the online publication 'Santiago Magazine' on suspicion of its having committed "the crime of breach of confidentiality of justice," according to a statement from the office of the attorney general.
Prosecutors are also investigating the author of the news item, which was published by the magazine on 28 December and which concerned an investigation by public prosecutors into the current minister of internal affairs, Paulo Rocha, for alleged involvement in a murder in 2014, when he was head of the Judicial Police, during an operation by that police force.
"Notwithstanding the steps taken, to date, the Office of Public Prosecutions has not named anyone as a suspect or notified the current Minister of Internal Administration to make any statement in the aforementioned records, not even as a witness," reads the attorney general's statement.
Parliament on Thursday hosted the solemn commemorative session of the Day of Freedom and Democracy, which marks the anniversary of the first multiparty elections in Cabo Verde following independence, on 13 January 1991. This year's celebrations are the first in which Neves has taken part as head of state, since he took office in November, after winning in the first round of the presidential elections on 17 October.
He had previously attended these celebrations as prime minister of Cabo Verde for the PAICV party, from 2001 to 2016.
In his speechon on Thursday, the president said that democracy in Cabo Verde "will be fully realised when young people have access to decent employment," the poverty rate in the country "is reduced considerably or eliminated," and "thousands of Cabo Verdeans have access to decent housing as an alternative to the current precarious conditions, namely shacks" as well as the "right to health, education, security [and] of access to culture ... in a much more equitable way to all and everyone.
"We must all be committed to fighting inequalities and all forms of social exclusion and marginalisation," he said. "They seriously undermine democracy. It is fundamental that the wealth of our country increases and is equitably distributed so that, at the same time, we may reduce pockets of poverty and raise the average standard of living of Cabo Verdeans."
On the representation of women in Cabo Verde politics, the president acknowledged that "there is still a long way to go". He also regretted that gender-based violence persists in the country, noting that the victims "are almost exclusively women" and describing this as "an undignified and immoral situation that must be fought [and which] tarnishes our society and our democratic rule of law."
In addition, he said, "sexual violence against children is another scourge to be vigorously combated, in the name of the right of these children to be able to enjoy their childhood with all the guarantees and thus grow to life in safety and harmony."

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Agency : LUSA

Date : 2022-01-14 10:47:00







 

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