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Associação Justiça, Paz e Democracia Justice, Peace and Democracy Association

Alternate Title Justice, Peace and Democracy Association
Creator Associação Justiça, Paz e Democracia (Angola)
Organization Type Non-governmental organizations
Organization Based In Angola
Geographic Focus Angola
Subjects Prisoners -- Civil rights; Rule of law; Human rights (General); Human rights advocacy
Summary "The Justice, Peace and Democracy Association (Associaȯ̂ Justiȧ, Paz e Democracia - AJPD) is an Angolan organization, with a nation-wide focus, created in accordance with Angolan law, on May 21, 2000, in Luanda. AJPD's main objective is to contribute to the active, conscious and responsible participation of Angolan citizens in the process of consolidation of a democratic state, the rule of law, peace, development and respect for human rights in our country. AJPD's work also focuses on researching, documenting and denouncing violations of human rights in Angola." In English and Portuguese.
Languages Portuguese