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Mali 

Mali silences critics with harsh prison sentences

A court in Mali has handed a two-year prison sentence to Dr Etienne Fakaba Sissoko to crown two months of harassment of the economist...
Nigeria 

MRA condemns abduction of journalist by police

LAGOS, Friday, May 24, 2024: Media Rights Agenda (MRA), today condemned as appalling and unacceptable, Wednesday’s abduction of Mr. Madu Onuorah, Publisher and Editor-in-Chief...
Africa 

Ending impunity for crimes against journalists: MFWA deplores slow pace of progress

As the world marks the International Day to End Impunity for Crimes against Journalists today, the Media Foundation for West Africa (MFWA) is calling governments and relevant...
AfricaBurkina FasoDemocratic Republic Of CongoEthiopiaGhanaKenyaNigeriaSomalia 

11 journalists killed in Africa in less than nine months, AFEX demands a tough response from governments to end the impunity

For the past 273 days spanning January-September 2021, eleven journalists have been killed across sub-Sahara Africa in an orgy of repression that has scores...
GambiaGuineaLiberiaMauritaniaNigeria 

Month of Repression: Four Killed, Dozens Arrested and Radio Stations Shut

Four fatalities have already been recorded in an alarming start to 2020, as Guinea and Nigeria began the year on the same repressive note...
Nigeria 

MRA Calls on Government to Introduce and Implement Policies and Legislation that Ensure Safety of Journalists

LAGOS, Monday, December 23, 2019: Media Rights Agenda (MRA) today called on the Nigerian Government to adopt and implement policies and laws instituting preventive...

Four Demonstrators Killed, Serial Attacks on Journalists in November 2019

This statement was originally published on mfwa.org on December 12, 2019. Guinea’s unrelenting attacks against demonstrators in November 2019 resulted in four fatalities, while Nigeria...
Democratic Republic Of Congo 

AFEX Calls on Congolese Authorities to Investigate Killing of Journalist and Prosecute Perpetrators

Accra, Ghana, 6 November 2019: The African Freedom of Expression Exchange (AFEX) today condemned the brutal murder of Congolese journalist, Papy Mahamba Mumbere...
Cameroon 

Cameroonian Government Must Act to End Ongoing Attacks on Press Freedom

In a joint report produced by the Accra-based African Freedom of Expression Exchange (AFEX) and its member in Cameroon, Association pour Le Développement Intégré...
Cameroon 

Le Gouvernement Camerounais doit Agir pour Mettre Fin aux Attaques contre la Liberté de la Presse

Dans un rapport conjoint produit par le Réseau Africain de la Liberté d’Expression (AFEX) basé à Accra et son membre au Cameroun, Association Pour...
Guinea 

Government of Guinea Must Protect Freedom of Expression Rights as Guaranteed by the Country’s Constitution

Press freedom and freedom of expression have come under severe attack in Guinea as security agents and state officials continue to brutalise journalists and...
Zimbabwe 

Deteriorating Press Freedom Situation in Zimbabwe, Mnangagwa’s Government Has a Duty to Protect Journalists

The African Freedom of Expression Exchange (AFEX) joins it member, the Media Institute of Southern Africa, Zimbabwe Chapter (MISA Zimbabwe) to denounce the recent...
Democratic Republic Of Congo 

AFEX Joins Its Member, JED to Urge New Congolese Government to Prioritise Safety of Journalists in DRC

The African Freedom of Expression Exchange (AFEX) has joined Journaliste en Danger (JED), its member organisation in the Democratic Republic of Congo to call...

AFEX Joins its Member, MISA Tanzania to Demand Immediate and Unconditional Release of Tanzanian Investigative Journalist

The African freedom of Expression Exchange (AFEX) joins its member, the Media Institute of Southern Africa (MISA) Tanzania Chapter to demand the immediate and...