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Somalia

Three journalists tortured while in detention

Reporters Without Borders condemns the closures of Mogadishu-based Radio Shabelle and Sky FM and arrests of 19 journalists and employees on 15 (...)

Published on 19 August 2014 Read

Ethiopia

Ethiopian government to bring criminal charges against six weeklies

Ethiopia’s justice ministry has announced that it is bringing criminal charges ranging from “dissemination of false rumours with the intent of (...)

Published on 12 August 2014 Read

Djibouti

Reporter arrested while covering protest

Reporters Without Borders calls for the immediate and unconditional release of La Voix de Djibouti reporter Mohamed Ibrahim Waiss, who was (...)

Published on 8 August 2014 Read

Madagascar

Jail terms for defaming officials online under new law

Madagascar’s National Assembly has quietly adopted a cybercrime law that provides for prison sentences for anyone insulting or defaming a state (...)

Published on 4 August 2014 Read

DRC

Nord-Kivu authorities ban media coverage of Muslim community

Reporters Without Borders deplores the ban on any media coverage linked to the local Muslim community that the Higher Council for Broadcasting (...)

Published on 31 July 2014 Read

Somalia

Two journalists arrested in Somaliland

Reporters Without Borders is very concerned about Baligubadle Online Media editor Ahmed Adan Robleh and Universal TV director Mohamed Aabi, who (...)

Published on 30 July 2014 Read

Swaziland

Writers get two-year jail terms for contempt of court

Reporters Without Borders deplores the two-year jail sentences that writers Bheki Makhubu and Thulani Maseko finally received today for contempt (...)

Published on 25 July 2014 Read

Madagascar

A return to previous levels of censorship feared

Update : On July 25th, the defamation complaint towards Jean-Luc Rahaga and Solo Rabfiringa was withdrawn. The journalists were released and (...)

Published on 22 July 2014 Read

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