Christian sect killings in Angola shrouded in fear and mystery

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By Herculano Coroado MOUNT SUMI, Angola (Reuters) – The only traces of thousands of Angolan Christian sect members who were camped in these hills are burnt-out vehicles, shacks pocked with bullet holes and bloodstains in the soil. The details of a police raid on April 16 in the remote hills of central Huambo province have been fiercely contested, sharpening the divide between the ruling MPLA and the main opposition party UNITA, which fought on opposing sides in a 27-year civil war that ended in 2002. It has also raised awkward questions about the government in Africa’s second-largest oil producer, which spent $6.5 billion on defence in 2013, the biggest slice of its budget and more than…

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Christian sect killings in Angola shrouded in fear and mystery

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By Herculano Coroado MOUNT SUMI, Angola (Reuters) – The only traces of thousands of Angolan Christian sect members who were camped in these hills are burnt-out vehicles, shacks pocked with bullet holes and bloodstains in the soil. The details of a police raid on April 16 in the remote hills of central Huambo province have been fiercely contested, sharpening the divide between the ruling MPLA and the main opposition party UNITA, which fought on opposing sides in a 27-year civil war that ended in 2002. It has also raised awkward questions about the government in Africa’s second-largest oil producer, which spent $6.5 billion on defence in 2013, the biggest slice of its budget and more than…

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If it had accomplished what it set out to do, Rihanna's new song, “American Oxygen”, would have made more sense as I watched the images and heard the voices from Baltimore on the night of April 27. The cable news networks found the spectacles they ...

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Christian sect killings in Angola shrouded in fear and mystery

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By Herculano Coroado MOUNT SUMI, Angola (Reuters) – The only traces of thousands of Angolan Christian sect members who were camped in these hills are burnt-out vehicles, shacks pocked with bullet holes and bloodstains in the soil. The details of a police raid on April 16 in the remote hills of central Huambo province have been fiercely contested, sharpening the divide between the ruling MPLA and the main opposition party UNITA, which fought on opposing sides in a 27-year civil war that ended in 2002. It has also raised awkward questions about the government in Africa’s second-largest oil producer, which spent $6.5 billion on defence in 2013, the biggest slice of its budget and more than…

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Spectacle of Empty Gestures: Rihanna's "American Oxygen"
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If it had accomplished what it set out to do, Rihanna's new song, “American Oxygen”, would have made more sense as I watched the images and heard the voices from Baltimore on the night of April 27. The cable news networks found the spectacles they ...

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Christian sect killings in Angola shrouded in fear and mystery

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By Herculano Coroado MOUNT SUMI, Angola (Reuters) – The only traces of thousands of Angolan Christian sect members who were camped in these hills are burnt-out vehicles, shacks pocked with bullet holes and bloodstains in the soil. The details of a police raid on April 16 in the remote hills of central Huambo province have been fiercely contested, sharpening the divide between the ruling MPLA and the main opposition party UNITA, which fought on opposing sides in a 27-year civil war that ended in 2002. It has also raised awkward questions about the government in Africa’s second-largest oil producer, which spent $6.5 billion on defence in 2013, the biggest slice of its budget and more than…

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Spectacle of Empty Gestures: Rihanna's "American Oxygen"
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If it had accomplished what it set out to do, Rihanna's new song, “American Oxygen”, would have made more sense as I watched the images and heard the voices from Baltimore on the night of April 27. The cable news networks found the spectacles they ...

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Christian sect killings in Angola shrouded in fear and mystery

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By Herculano Coroado MOUNT SUMI, Angola (Reuters) – The only traces of thousands of Angolan Christian sect members who were camped in these hills are burnt-out vehicles, shacks pocked with bullet holes and bloodstains in the soil. The details of a police raid on April 16 in the remote hills of central Huambo province have been fiercely contested, sharpening the divide between the ruling MPLA and the main opposition party UNITA, which fought on opposing sides in a 27-year civil war that ended in 2002. It has also raised awkward questions about the government in Africa’s second-largest oil producer, which spent $6.5 billion on defence in 2013, the biggest slice of its budget and more than…

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Spectacle of Empty Gestures: Rihanna's "American Oxygen"
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If it had accomplished what it set out to do, Rihanna's new song, “American Oxygen”, would have made more sense as I watched the images and heard the voices from Baltimore on the night of April 27. The cable news networks found the spectacles they ...

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Christian sect killings in Angola shrouded in fear and mystery

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By Herculano Coroado MOUNT SUMI, Angola (Reuters) – The only traces of thousands of Angolan Christian sect members who were camped in these hills are burnt-out vehicles, shacks pocked with bullet holes and bloodstains in the soil. The details of a police raid on April 16 in the remote hills of central Huambo province have been fiercely contested, sharpening the divide between the ruling MPLA and the main opposition party UNITA, which fought on opposing sides in a 27-year civil war that ended in 2002. It has also raised awkward questions about the government in Africa’s second-largest oil producer, which spent $6.5 billion on defence in 2013, the biggest slice of its budget and more than…

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Spectacle of Empty Gestures: Rihanna's "American Oxygen"
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If it had accomplished what it set out to do, Rihanna's new song, “American Oxygen”, would have made more sense as I watched the images and heard the voices from Baltimore on the night of April 27. The cable news networks found the spectacles they ...

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Christian sect killings in Angola shrouded in fear and mystery

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By Herculano Coroado MOUNT SUMI, Angola (Reuters) – The only traces of thousands of Angolan Christian sect members who were camped in these hills are burnt-out vehicles, shacks pocked with bullet holes and bloodstains in the soil. The details of a police raid on April 16 in the remote hills of central Huambo province have been fiercely contested, sharpening the divide between the ruling MPLA and the main opposition party UNITA, which fought on opposing sides in a 27-year civil war that ended in 2002. It has also raised awkward questions about the government in Africa’s second-largest oil producer, which spent $6.5 billion on defence in 2013, the biggest slice of its budget and more than…

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Spectacle of Empty Gestures: Rihanna's "American Oxygen" - PopMatters


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Spectacle of Empty Gestures: Rihanna's "American Oxygen"
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If it had accomplished what it set out to do, Rihanna's new song, “American Oxygen”, would have made more sense as I watched the images and heard the voices from Baltimore on the night of April 27. The cable news networks found the spectacles they ...

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Christian sect killings in Angola shrouded in fear and mystery

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By Herculano Coroado MOUNT SUMI, Angola (Reuters) – The only traces of thousands of Angolan Christian sect members who were camped in these hills are burnt-out vehicles, shacks pocked with bullet holes and bloodstains in the soil. The details of a police raid on April 16 in the remote hills of central Huambo province have been fiercely contested, sharpening the divide between the ruling MPLA and the main opposition party UNITA, which fought on opposing sides in a 27-year civil war that ended in 2002. It has also raised awkward questions about the government in Africa’s second-largest oil producer, which spent $6.5 billion on defence in 2013, the biggest slice of its budget and more than…

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Spectacle of Empty Gestures: Rihanna's "American Oxygen" - PopMatters


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Spectacle of Empty Gestures: Rihanna's "American Oxygen"
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If it had accomplished what it set out to do, Rihanna's new song, “American Oxygen”, would have made more sense as I watched the images and heard the voices from Baltimore on the night of April 27. The cable news networks found the spectacles they ...

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Christian sect killings in Angola shrouded in fear and mystery

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By Herculano Coroado MOUNT SUMI, Angola (Reuters) – The only traces of thousands of Angolan Christian sect members who were camped in these hills are burnt-out vehicles, shacks pocked with bullet holes and bloodstains in the soil. The details of a police raid on April 16 in the remote hills of central Huambo province have been fiercely contested, sharpening the divide between the ruling MPLA and the main opposition party UNITA, which fought on opposing sides in a 27-year civil war that ended in 2002. It has also raised awkward questions about the government in Africa’s second-largest oil producer, which spent $6.5 billion on defence in 2013, the biggest slice of its budget and more than…

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Spectacle of Empty Gestures: Rihanna's "American Oxygen" - PopMatters


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Spectacle of Empty Gestures: Rihanna's "American Oxygen"
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If it had accomplished what it set out to do, Rihanna's new song, “American Oxygen”, would have made more sense as I watched the images and heard the voices from Baltimore on the night of April 27. The cable news networks found the spectacles they ...

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Christian sect killings in Angola shrouded in fear and mystery

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By Herculano Coroado MOUNT SUMI, Angola (Reuters) – The only traces of thousands of Angolan Christian sect members who were camped in these hills are burnt-out vehicles, shacks pocked with bullet holes and bloodstains in the soil. The details of a police raid on April 16 in the remote hills of central Huambo province have been fiercely contested, sharpening the divide between the ruling MPLA and the main opposition party UNITA, which fought on opposing sides in a 27-year civil war that ended in 2002. It has also raised awkward questions about the government in Africa’s second-largest oil producer, which spent $6.5 billion on defence in 2013, the biggest slice of its budget and more than…

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Spectacle of Empty Gestures: Rihanna's "American Oxygen" - PopMatters


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Spectacle of Empty Gestures: Rihanna's "American Oxygen"
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If it had accomplished what it set out to do, Rihanna's new song, “American Oxygen”, would have made more sense as I watched the images and heard the voices from Baltimore on the night of April 27. The cable news networks found the spectacles they ...

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Christian sect killings in Angola shrouded in fear and mystery

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By Herculano Coroado MOUNT SUMI, Angola (Reuters) – The only traces of thousands of Angolan Christian sect members who were camped in these hills are burnt-out vehicles, shacks pocked with bullet holes and bloodstains in the soil. The details of a police raid on April 16 in the remote hills of central Huambo province have been fiercely contested, sharpening the divide between the ruling MPLA and the main opposition party UNITA, which fought on opposing sides in a 27-year civil war that ended in 2002. It has also raised awkward questions about the government in Africa’s second-largest oil producer, which spent $6.5 billion on defence in 2013, the biggest slice of its budget and more than…

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Spectacle of Empty Gestures: Rihanna's "American Oxygen" - PopMatters


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Spectacle of Empty Gestures: Rihanna's "American Oxygen"
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If it had accomplished what it set out to do, Rihanna's new song, “American Oxygen”, would have made more sense as I watched the images and heard the voices from Baltimore on the night of April 27. The cable news networks found the spectacles they ...

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