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In continuing persecution, newspaper publisher arrested and beaten up

The publisher of Haut Parleur, an independent fortnightly, Stéphane Mbaïrabé Ouaye was arrested by judicial police with no warrant on the night of 2 (...)

Published on 7 October 2015 Read


Court urged to acquit and free four Zone 9 bloggers still held

The Addis Ababa court that is trying the four members of the Zone 9 blogging collective who are still detained is due to issue a verdict when the (...)

Published on 6 October 2015 Read


Government arrests two journalists, closes TV station

Reporters Without Borders is relieved to learn that Abdullahi Hersi Kulmiye and Ali Dahir Salad, two journalists working for London-based (...)

Published on 6 October 2015 Read

Burkina Faso

Support to Burkinabé media

Organisations supporting media development and the protection of freedom of information launch a message of support for Burkinabè media. The (...)

Published on 23 September 2015 Read

Burkina Faso

Media coverage curtailed after Burkina Faso coup

The coup began when members of the Presidential Security Regiment (RSP) – former President Blaise Compaoré’s praetorian guard – stormed the (...)

Published on 17 September 2015 Read


Cameroonian authorities confuse journalism with spying

Two journalists – freelance investigative reporter Simon Ateba and Radio France Internationale correspondent Ahmed Abba – are being held illegally (...)

Published on 16 September 2015 Read


Authorities use trial to continue persecuting radio journalist

Reporters Without Borders condemns the continuing harassment of Teranga FM radio manager Alagie Sisay, who is being tried on charges of sedition. (...)

Published on 16 September 2015 Read


Intelligence agency persecutes two women reporters

Reporters Without Borders is extremely concerned about the way Sudan’s National Intelligence and Security Service (NISS) is harassing two women (...)

Published on 14 September 2015 Read

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