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Letter to presidential candidates and report of visit to Dakar

Reporters Without Borders wrote to Senegal’s 14 presidential candidates on 17 February, the final day of its pre-election visit to Dakar, urging (...)

Published on 17 February 2012 Read


Visit to Dakar during campaign for first round of presidential election

Reporters Without Borders began a five-day visit to Senegal yesterday with the aim of monitoring the level of freedom of information and the (...)

Published on 14 February 2012 Read


Walfadjri media group hounded as President Wade resists pressure to go

Reporters Without Borders is worried by a sharp decline in relations between the government and the media in Senegal amid a wave of protests (...)

Published on 19 July 2011 Read


Another heavy fine and suspended jail sentence for investigative journalist

A Dakar court yesterday gave Abdou Latif Coulibaly, the editor of the weekly La Gazette, a three-month suspended jail sentenced and fined him 10 (...)

Published on 15 April 2011 Read


Unfair libel trial ends in heavy fine, suspended jail sentence for leading journalist

Abdou Latif Coulibaly, one of Senegal’s most prominent journalists and writers, and two of the journalists who work with him on his weekly (...)

Published on 18 November 2010 Read


Newspaper editor gets six months in prison for defaming president’s chief of staff

Reporters Without Borders is very disappointed by the six-month jail sentence which a Dakar court has imposed on Abdourahmane Diallo, the editor (...)

Published on 28 August 2010 Read


Radio and television group blacked out for payment default

Reporters Without Borders today voiced dismay at brutal methods used yesterday by police in Dakar who mounted a dawn raid to shut down the (...)

Published on 28 August 2009 Read


Three community radio stations suspended for broadcasting political programmes

Reporters Without Borders condemns a decision by the National Council for Broadcasting Regulation (CNRA) on 14 March to suspend three community (...)

Published on 17 March 2009 Read

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