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In an interview today, Tanzanian Foreign Minister Palamagamba Kabudi said that journalist Azory Gwanda (pictured), who has been missing since 2017, is dead. Credit: CPJ/Mwananchi.
In BBC interview, Tanzanian foreign minister says journalist Azory Gwanda is deadArticle

The Committee to Protect Journalists yesterday called on the Tanzanian government to provide a detailed public account of the fate of freelance journalist Azory Gwanda...

11 Jul 2019

Mimi Mefo, television journalist and blogger, Cameroon.
CPJ calls on Cameroon to drop charges against Mimi MefoArticle

The Committee to Protect Journalists has called for Cameroon to drop all charges against Mimi Mefo...

12 Nov 2018

Nigerian Broadcasting Commission closes Ekiti state radio and TV
Nigerian Broadcasting Commission closes Ekiti state radio and TVArticle

On July 14, police evacuated the state government-owned radio and television broadcaster, the Broadcasting Service of Ekiti State, locking its doors...

27 Jul 2018

Somali authorities arrest local journalist following critical reporting
Somali authorities arrest local journalist following critical reportingArticle

Somali authorities should immediately release Abdishakur Abdullahi Ahmed, also known as Shaasha, who works as a correspondent for the Nairobi-based RTN Somali TV channel ...

5 Jan 2018

Media watchdog urges Algeria to free journalist
Media watchdog urges Algeria to free journalistArticle

ALGIERS - Press freedom watchdog Reporters Without Borders on Wednesday urged Algerian authorities to release a freelance journalist and fixer who was arrested and accused of spying...

13 Jul 2017

Two TV stations ordered off the air in DRC
Two TV stations ordered off the air in DRCArticle

The Committee to Protect Journalists condemns the decision by the Democratic Republic of Congo's government to close two privately owned news channels...

8 Feb 2016

70 journalists killed in 2013
70 journalists killed in 2013Article

Syria, Iraq, Egypt most deadly nations for journalists. In South Africa, as and when the contraversial POIB becomes law, journalists could face very stiff penalties.

31 Dec 2013

Journalist stabbed for his critical reportingArticle

Authorities in Mali must investigate an attack on a critical radio journalist that came two weeks after he received threats warning him to resign from the station, the Committee to Protect Journalists said yesterday, 11 March 2013.

12 Mar 2013

Police target journalists during protestArticle

At least four journalists were reported injured by police while covering an anti-government protest in Togo's capital, Lomé, last Thursday, according to news reports.

15 Jan 2013

Committee to Protect Journalists blasts Protection of State Information Bill
Committee to Protect Journalists blasts Protection of State Information BillArticle

The message that South Africa is sending across the continent with a Protection of Information Bill that is severely detrimental to the freedom of information is one of the reasons why the government needs to reconsider the bill. This was according to two leading lights of the CPJ, who were in South Africa on a POIB fact-finding mission and to lobby the ANC to change its stance on the bill.

Sipho Hlongwane: @comradesipho 12 Dec 2011

Trapped journalists in Tripoli must be treated as civilians, says CPJ
Trapped journalists in Tripoli must be treated as civilians, says CPJArticle

NEW YORK, US: The Committee to Protect Journalists calls on all forces fighting in Tripoli to ensure the safety of journalists and respect their status as civilians.

24 Aug 2011

In Libya, Al-Jazeera journalist killed and another wounded
In Libya, Al-Jazeera journalist killed and another woundedArticle

NEW YORK: Unidentified gunmen killed an Al-Jazeera cameraman and wounded his colleague near the eastern rebel-held city of Benghazi in an ambush on Saturday, 13 March 2011, according to the Qatar-based satellite station. This is the first confirmed death reported in the Libyan conflict, the Committee to Protect Journalists said.

14 Mar 2011

Libya keeps journalists from protests; Iraqi forces beat five
Libya keeps journalists from protests; Iraqi forces beat fiveArticle

NEW YORK: On Friday, 4 March 2011, in Libya, authorities prevented foreign journalists invited to report in the country from covering the crackdown on protesters in the capital, according to news reports. In southern Iraq, anti-riot police attacked at least five local journalists covering protests in Basra, according to news reports.

7 Mar 2011

Journalists detained and broadcasts jammed in Libya
Journalists detained and broadcasts jammed in LibyaArticle

NEW YORK: Security forces loyal to Libyan leader Muammar Qaddafi continue to detain journalists and jam broadcast frequencies, the Committee to Protect Journalists said yesterday, 1 March 2011.

2 Mar 2011

Journalists missing in Libya; one killed in Iraq bombing
Journalists missing in Libya; one killed in Iraq bombingArticle

NEW YORK: The Committee to Protect Journalists remains alarmed by the Libyan government's ongoing, threatening rhetoric against the press, as well as the continued violence against journalists - a number of whom have not been heard from since demonstrations began on 17 February 2011.

25 Feb 2011

Reporter missing in Libya; attacks continue in Yemen, Iraq
Reporter missing in Libya; attacks continue in Yemen, IraqArticle

NEW YORK: The Committee to Protect Journalists has expressed its alarm over the ongoing deterioration of conditions for the media in the Middle East, including the disappearance of Atef al-Atrash, a critical Libyan journalist, since anti-Qaddafi demonstrations began on 17 February 2011.

23 Feb 2011

CPJ condemns censorship of Sudanese paperArticle

NEW YORK: The Committee to Protect Journalists has condemned a decision by the Security and National Intelligence Service to bar publication of the daily Al-Intibaha. Authorities suspended the newspaper last week because of the newspaper's supposed role "in strengthening separatist tendencies in the south and the north," a security official told local reporters.

13 Jul 2010

Three Rwandan journalists sentenced to prisonArticle

NEW YORK: Three journalists were sentenced to prison on Monday, 22 February 2010, in Rwanda over a story reporting on an extramarital affair between the mayor of the capital, Kigali, and a government minister, according to local journalists and news reports.

24 Feb 2010

Republic of Congo TV station suspended for political footageArticle

The Committee to Protect Journalists has called on authorities in the Republic of Congo to immediately lift their ban on private TV station Canal Bénédiction Plus (CB Plus). The ban was enacted in February 2009 in response to political coverage in the lead-up to presidential elections in July 2009.

15 Apr 2009

Two radio stations shut down in DRCArticle

NEW YORK: The Committee to Protect Journalists has called on authorities in the south-eastern Congolese city of Likasi to allow two private stations to return to the air. On 11, March 2009, the mayor of Likasi, Denis Kalondji Ngoy, ordered the closure of Radio Communautaire du Katanga (RCK) and Radiotélévision Likasi 4 (RTL4) in connection with their coverage of a local strike, according to local press freedom group Journaliste en Danger (JED).

2 Apr 2009

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