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Published on 23 September 2015Read

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Burkina Faso

Hope of justice for Norbert Zongo at last?

Reporters Without Borders hails the historic ruling that the African Court on Human and Peoples’ Rights issued on 5 June in the case of Norbert (...)

Published on 8 June 2015 Read

Burkina Faso

Burkina Faso bans live political broadcasts for three months

Reporters Without Borders calls on Burkina Faso’s Higher Council for Communication (CSC) to rescind the three-month ban on live radio and TV (...)

Published on 12 May 2015 Read

Burkina Faso

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

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