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Will light now be shed on journalist Norbert Zongo’s 1998 murder?

As Burkina Faso’s new authorities have pledged to end impunity and corruption, Reporters Without Borders urges them to reopen the investigation (...)

Published on 26 November 2014 Read

Burkina Faso

State of emergency in Burkina Faso: RSF calls for the respect of the free-flow of information

Blaise Compaore has just announced his resignation after 27 years as Burkina Faso’s president. He has given in to the massive demonstrations that (...)

Published on 31 October 2014 Read

Burkina Faso

African Court says Burkina Faso failed to investigate murder properly

Reporters Without Borders hails a ruling issued by the African Court on Human and Peoples’ Rights on 28 March, finding that Burkina Faso failed to (...)

Published on 3 April 2014 Read

Burkina Faso

African Court to consider case of two imprisoned journalists

Reporters Without Borders welcomes a decision by the African Court on Human Rights to examine the case of two Ouagadougou-based newspaper (...)

Published on 19 July 2013 Read

Burkina Faso

Letter to media regulatory body about newspaper’s one-week suspension

Reporters Without Borders wrote today to Béatrice Damiba, the head of the Higher Council for Communication (CSC), voicing disappointment about (...)

Published on 26 December 2012 Read


Norbert Zongo and Deyda Hydara – symbols of impunity

A day after the 14th anniversary of journalist Norbert Zongo’s murder in Burkina Faso and two days before the 8th anniversary of journalist Deyda (...)

Published on 14 December 2012 Read

Burkina Faso

Call to combat impunity on 12th anniversary of journalist’s murder

On the 12th anniversary of newspaper editor Norbert Zongo’s murder, Reporters Without Borders urges Burkina Faso’s authorities to stop stalling and (...)

Published on 13 December 2010 Read

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10 years of cover-up, 10 years of campaigning

Reporters Without Borders supported activities in Ouagadougou in December 2008 to mark the 10th anniversary of the murder of leading Burkina Faso (...)

Published on 20 May 2009 Read

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