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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

DRC

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

Burundi

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

Tanzania

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

Cameroon

Cameroon: Authorities must drop “non-denunciation” charges against three journalists

Journalists Baba Wame, Rodrigue Ndeutchoua Tongue, and Félix Cyriaque Ebolé Bola are due to appear before a military court in Yaounde tomorrow. (...)

Published on 23 January 2016 Read

Djibouti

Djibouti authorities step up harassment of journalists

Mohamed Ibrahim Waïss, who works for La Voix de Djibouti, was reportedly badly mistreated at the gendarmerie’s Research and Documentation Centre (...)

Published on 19 January 2016 Read

Burundi

SOS Media Burundi’s dangerous reporting mission

News is in short supply in Burundi, where the government closed down radio stations eight months ago and most station managers and reporters fled (...)

Published on 13 January 2016 Read

Burundi

In new escalation, Burundian minister threatens French radio reporter

Reporters Without Borders (RSF) is outraged by the Burundian government’s barely veiled threat against a visiting French radio journalist, the (...)

Published on 6 January 2016 Read

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