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Repeated arrests used to hound independent journalists

Reporters Without Borders is alarmed by a wave of arbitrary arrests of journalists working for La Voix de Djibouti, an independent news website, (...)

Published on 18 December 2013 Read


Journalist covering women’s protest arrested in Djibouti suburb

Reporters Without Borders has learned of the arrest by police yesterday morning of Mohamed Ibrahim Waiss, a reporter for the La Voix de Djibouti (...)

Published on 13 December 2013 Read


Jailed website technician still waiting for medical care after four months

Reporters Without Borders deplores in the strongest terms the appalling treatment of the website employee Maydaneh Abdallah Okieh, who has been (...)

Published on 19 September 2013 Read


Former journalist freed after nearly six weeks in jail

Reporters Without Borders is relieved that Daher Ahmed Farah, an opposition activist and former journalist, was finally released on 14 August (...)

Published on 20 August 2013 Read


Website technician gets 45 days in jail, big fine for defaming police

Reporters Without Borders regards the jail sentence and heavy fine passed yesterday on news website employee Maydaneh Abdallah Okieh as typical (...)

Published on 29 May 2013 Read


Former journalist and government opponent finally granted provisional release

Former journalist and opposition politician Daher Ahmed Farah was released from Gabode prison at 4 p.m. yesterday but his release was only (...)

Published on 13 May 2013 Read


Journalist freed conditionally after being held more than three months

Reporters Without Borders is relieved to learn that the journalist Houssein Ahmed Farah was finally released on 18 November after being held (...)

Published on 20 November 2012 Read


Appeal court to rule on Voix de Djibouti correspondent’s release

An appeal court is due to issue a ruling on 9 September on Voix de Djibouti correspondent Houssein Ahmed Farah’s appeal against a 16 August order (...)

Published on 14 August 2012 Read

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