Rafael Marques



Rafael Marques de Morais is an Angolan journalist and a human rights activist.

Through his writing, Marques has exposed the corruption of the Angolan government, the tragic impact that diamond extraction has on the lives of local populations, and the abuses committed by the industry’s private security companies.

He was the winner of the 2006 Civil Courage Prize.

Featured Work

APR 15, 2010 Podcast

Devin Stewart Interviews Angolan Activist Rafael Marques

With examples ranging from mobile phones to diamonds, Marques tells of his brave fight to expose the rampant corruption that afflicts Angolan society from top ...