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Call for impartial media coverage of presidential run-off

Reporters Without Borders calls on Madagascar’s media to provide balanced and impartial coverage of the campaign for the second-round of the (...)

Published on 4 December 2013 Read


"Journalists are not informers"

Reporters Without Borders is very concerned by this week’s arbitrary arrests of two journalists on the northwestern resort island of Nosy-be. (...)

Published on 9 October 2013 Read


Wanted Free FM journalists find refuge in South African embassy

South Africa’s embassy in Madagascar has granted refuge to two Free FM journalists, Lalatiana Rakotondrazafy and Fidel Razara Pierre, and one of (...)

Published on 12 September 2012 Read


Radio Fahazavana personnel freed, but another opposition radio station suspended

Reporters Without Borders hails the conditional release on 8 September of the 10 Radio Fahazavana employees who have been in pre-trial detention (...)

Published on 10 September 2010 Read


Provincial journalist prosecuted over report on poaching of sea-turtles

Reporters Without Borders is disturbed to learn that Alphonse Afakandro of Mandomba an’i Melaky, a radio station based in the west-coast town of (...)

Published on 24 June 2010 Read


Journalists jailed pending trial, radio station closed

Reporters Without Borders is disturbed to learn that 10 Radio Fahazavana employees, including six journalists, were placed in pre-trial detention (...)

Published on 1 June 2010 Read


Soldiers vandalise radio studio and brutally assault three staff

Reporters Without Borders said today it was deeply shocked by a vicious attack against staff at radio Fréquence Plus and the vandalising of the (...)

Published on 17 May 2010 Read


Growing threat to news media from political tension

Reporters Without Borders is very concerned about the still fraught political situation in Madagascar and its constant impact on the media. (...)

Published on 2 July 2009 Read

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