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Newspaper publisher held for past two months over article

The court has not even begun to consider the criminal defamation case against him Reporters Without Borders is appalled that newspaper publisher (...)

Published on 21 October 2014 Read

Uganda

Court finds provincial radio reporter guilty of criminal defamation

He is facing a possible two-year jail term at tomorrow’s sentencing After three years of proceedings marked by many irregularities, a court in (...)

Published on 16 October 2014 Read

Somalia

RSF writes a letter to François Hollande on freedom of the press in Somalia

As President François Hollande prepares to meet his Somali counterpart, Hassan Sheikh Mohamud, Reporters Without Borders wishes to draw the (...)

Published on 15 October 2014 Read

Somalia

TV journalist badly wounded in targeted shooting

A London-based TV station’s bureau chief, he was shot several times outside his Mogadishu home A shooting attack on a Somali journalist two days (...)

Published on 14 October 2014 Read

Africa

Freedom of information hit by Ebola virus

Combatting the epidemic needs good media reporting but panicked governments are muzzling journalists The panic in Western African countries hit (...)

Published on 8 October 2014 Read

Ethiopia

Long jail sentences for three magazine owners

They fled the country before the trial and were convicted in absentia Ethiopia’s federal supreme court yesterday sentenced three magazine owners (...)

Published on 8 October 2014 Read

South Sudan

South Sudan’s authorities threaten Catholic community radio

After closing down a radio station in the capital, the authorities are now threatening one in the western city of Wau. In civil war-torn South (...)

Published on 1 October 2014 Read

Congo

Are the Congolese authorities planning to expel all the journalists who do their job?

The latest victim, Brazzaville-based Cameroonian journalist Elie Smith, was the victim of an attack in his home earlier this month Four days (...)

Published on 29 September 2014 Read

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