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Somalia 

Somali authorities must end judicial harassment of journalist Abdalle...

The African Freedom of Expression Exchange (AFEX) strongly condemns the prolonged detention and harassment of Somali media rights advocate, Abdalle Ahmed Mumin, and calls...
Nigeria 

IPC condemns threat on journalist’s life

The International Press Centre (IPC), Lagos- Nigeria is greatly concerned about the reported threats on the life of Premium Times Journalist, Saviour Imukudo. A report...
Africa 

AFEX demands governments to end impunity for crimes against journalists, consolidate rule of law, and democracy

Each year, the world gathers to accord special attention to November 2, as a day sets apart to raise global awareness and demand an...
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...
Mozambique 

Mozambique should account for missing journalist Ibraimo Mbaruco

Statement on International Day to Ending Crimes of Impunity against Journalists. As the world commemorates the International Day to Ending Crimes of Impunity against Journalists,...
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...
Eswatini 

AFEX Members, Other Press Freedom Groups Urge King of Eswatini to Guarantee Freedom of Expression

On 6 July 2021, the MISA Regional Governing Council chairperson, Golden Maunganidze wrote to His Royal Highness, King Mswati III to express MISA's concerns...
Nigeria 

Nigeria: MRA Calls on Government to Establish Mechanisms to Combat Impunity for Crimes Against Journalists

On the occasion of this year’s International Day to End Impunity for crimes against journalists, Media Rights Agenda (MRA) today called on the Federal...
Cameroon 

Journalist Samuel Wazizi’s Family Was Never Contacted After Military Intervention

The Government of Cameroon has declared that late Journalist Samuel Ebuwe Ajiekia a.k.a Samuel Wazizi’s family was contacted after he was moved to Yaounde....
Nigeria 

MRA, IPC Petition Code of Conduct Bureau over Violation of Journalists Rights, Seek Removal of Ebonyi State Governor from Office for Abuse of Office

Two Lagos-based media support organizations, Media Rights Agenda (MRA) and the International Press Centre (IPC), have petitioned the Code of Conduct Bureau (CCB) asking...
Zimbabwe 

MISA Zimbabwe Files Court Application to Protest Harassment of Journalists by Police

MISA Zimbabwe has filed an urgent chamber application with the High Court seeking an order interdicting police officers and other law enforcement agents responsible...
West Africa 

Seizure and Destruction of Journalists’ Digital Tools: The Data Privacy and Censorship Implications

The Media Foundation for West Africa’s (MFWA) monitoring of freedom of expression violations in West Africa has established a growing trend of seizure and...
Liberia 

Journalist’s Murderer Sentenced to Life Imprisonment

A 52 years old man, Jonathan Williams, has been handed a life imprisonment sentence for the murder of journalist Tyron Brown of Super FM on...
Guinea 

42 Protesters Killed, Over Two Hundred Arrested in Nine Months: The Sad State of Human Rights in Guinea

Over the past nine months (June 2019 – March 2020), about 42 people have been killed, over one hundred arrested and hundreds more injured...