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Al-Jazeera crew released after being held for three days

Reporters Without Borders is relieved to learn that three Al-Jazeera journalists and their driver were released yesterday, two days after being (...)

Published on 18 June 2013 Read


After much progress, unprofessionalism causes major problems for media

What with a newspaper being banned, another newspaper receiving a warning and a publisher getting a jail sentence, July has taken a heavy toll on (...)

Published on 30 July 2012 Read


“Turning the page” – report on hopes for media freedom in Niger and Guinea

Reporters Without Borders is today releasing a report on media freedom in two countries where the political situation is still fragile after (...)

Published on 28 July 2011 Read


Big improvement in media freedom seen since end of Tandja regime

Reporters Without Borders ended a five-day fact-finding visit to Niamey today with a news conference at the Niger Press Club to present its (...)

Published on 30 June 2011 Read


Radio station resumes broadcasting in central city

The main privately-owned radio station in the central city of Agadez, Sahara FM, was back on the air yesterday for the first time since it was (...)

Published on 15 June 2010 Read


National conference could herald start of new era for Niger’s media

Reporters Without Borders hopes that a three-day national conference on the media that ended yesterday in Niamey will help to restore press (...)

Published on 1 April 2010 Read


Abdoulaye Tiémogo freed after more than two months in custody

Reporters Without Borders today noted the release from prison of Abdoulaye Tiémogo, editor of the independent weekly Le Canard déchaîné, after his (...)

Published on 28 October 2009 Read


Eight newspaper publishers questioned for implicating president’s son in corruption

Reporters Without Borders deplores the interrogation of eight newspaper publishers by the Niamey police on 1 August at the behest of the (...)

Published on 3 August 2009 Read

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