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Weekly newspaper "Motion d’information" barred from publishing for past month

Reporters Without Borders has protested the ongoing harassment of "Motion d’information", a weekly newspaper that is close to the opposition, (...)

Published on 19 November 2002 Read

Africa

Managing editor of "La Tribune du Peuple" briefly arrested by police

06.11.2002 - Update Siliadin Kodjo has been released after a few hours in detention. 05.11.2002 Reporters Without Borders has protested the 5 (...)

Published on 6 November 2002 Read

Africa

New bill makes provisions for five years’ imprisonment for "insulting the head of state"

In mid-August 2002, Minister of Communications Pitang Tchalla presented a new bill to amend the Press Code to the government. The bill makes (...)

Published on 22 August 2002 Read

Africa

Editor of Le Scorpion released provisionnally

08.19.2002 - Basile Agboh was released provisionally on 16 August, after being held for 60 days for "defamation and attacking (a person’s) (...)

Published on 19 August 2002 Read

Togo

Newspapers confiscated under February 2000 press code

6.08.02 - Newspapers confiscated under February 2000 press code The latest issues of two weeklies, Agoo Nami and Nouvel Echo, were confiscated (...)

Published on 6 August 2002 Read

Africa

Private radio station closed by the authorities

In a letter to the interior minister, General Sizing Walla, RSF protested the forced closure of Radio Victoire, a private radio station accused (...)

Published on 11 February 2002 Read

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