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TV station ransacked by Somaliland minister’s bodyguards

Reporters Without Borders (RSF) condemns the ransacking of privately-owned Somali Channel TV’s offices in the northern city of Buuhoodle by the (...)

Published on 10 February 2016 Read

Côte d’Ivoire

RSF asks Côte d’Ivoire to comply with Kieffer case request from French judges

The Ivorian authorities have still not responded to the request sent on 23 February 2015 by the two French investigating judges, Cyril Paquaux (...)

Published on 10 February 2016 Read


Reporter fatally shot while covering opposition party meeting

It is still not known who fired the shot that struck Diallo in the chest while he was covering the meeting. He died of the injury shortly after (...)

Published on 9 February 2016 Read


Ugandan authorities gag media in run-up to presidential election

In the latest incident, a BBC crew was held for four hours at a police station in the northern town of Abim on 6 February after filming a public (...)

Published on 9 February 2016 Read


Government seeks extradition of seven journalists

Reporters Without Borders is outraged by the requests made Tuesday by Burundi’s supreme court for the extradition of seven Burundian journalist (...)

Published on 3 February 2016 Read


Government closes two opposition TV stations in Lubumbashi

Please find JED’s press release below. "Kinshasa, 29 January 2016 Two newly-closed opposition TV stations deny not paying taxes Journalist in (...)

Published on 1 February 2016 Read


RSF demands release of two foreign reporters held in Burundi

Jean-Philippe Remy, a French journalist working for Le Monde, and British freelance photographer Phil Moore were released at around 4 p.m. on 29 (...)

Published on 29 January 2016 Read


Government uses draconian law to ban newspaper for good

Neither the print nor online version of Mawio has been available since the ban was announced on 15 January. The police arrested the two (...)

Published on 28 January 2016 Read

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