AFEX Urges South Sudan to Protect Journalists, Safeguard Freedom of Expression

    Freedom of Expression: AFEX Urges South Sudan to Protect Rights of Journalists

    The African Freedom of Expression Exchange (AFEX) writes to express grave concern about the recent crackdown on the media in South Sudan which has resulted in the killing of one journalist, the arrest and detention of an editor and the shut-down of a newspaper including other free expression violations. On July 16, 2016, agents of the National Security Service arrested Alfred Taban, Editor in chief of Juba Monitor, an independent...