Wednesday, February 1, 2023

Chad

Chad 

Authorities in Chad Must Refrain from Repetitive Internet Disruptions during Elections

Ahead of the Presidential elections campaigning in Chad, the authorities disrupted the internet on February 28, 2021, and attempted to restrict access to social...
BurundiChadEthiopia 

Burundi, Chad, Ethiopia and Sudan Revoke YouTube Access Throughout 2010s

YouTube is an important part of African online space because it offers a platform for both traditional media and independent producers to livestream and...
ChadDemocratic Republic Of CongoSomalia 

AFEX FOE Situation in Africa Report – January to March 2019

A total of 77 violations were recorded in 21 countries with security agents being responsible for 40 of the said violations in the January...
ChadDemocratic Republic Of CongoMozambiqueNigeriaSudanTanzania 

AFEX Denounces Increasing Attacks on Journalists in Africa, Calls for an End to Impunity for Such Crimes

Resolution of the Seventh General Meeting of the African Freedom of Expression Exchange (AFEX) held in Berlin, Germany, on April 7, 2019. The Seventh General...
Chad 

AU Special Rapporteur on Freedom of Expression and Access to Information in Africa Transmits Letter of Appeal to President of Chad on Social Media...

The African Freedom of Expression Exchange (AFEX) welcomes the appeal to President Idriss Deby Itno off the Republic of Chad by the African Union...
Chad 

80 Press Freedom Organisations across the Globe Call on AU/UN Special Rapporteurs to Intervene in Ongoing Social Media Blackout in Chad

Eighty freedom of expression and media rights organisations across the world have called on the African Union (AU) Special Rapporteur on Freedom of Expression...
ChadDemocratic Republic Of CongoSomaliaUgandaZimbabwe 

AFEX Freedom of Expression Situation in Africa – July to September 2018

The African Freedom of Expression Exchange (AFEX) is deeply concerned about the continuing impunity in Guinea and Somalia where the police and other judicial...
Chad 

Six Months of Obscurity: Chadians Digitally Cut-Off

On March 28, 2018, the government of Chad shut down social media platforms such Facebook, Twitter and WhatsApp without any explanation. It’s been six...
CameroonChadDemocratic Republic Of CongoSomaliaUgandaZimbabwe 

AFEX FOE Situation in Africa Report – January to June 2018

State security agents accounted for a majority of violations recorded in the first half of 2018 (January-June) according to the Freedom of Expression (FOE)...
Chad 

Chad Plunged into Social Media Blackout: No Government Explanation Forthcoming

Internet users in Chad have been denied access to social media platforms such as Facebook and WhatsApp. The government and service providers have given...
BeninCameroonChadDemocratic Republic Of CongoEthiopiaGambiaGhanaGuineaLesothoLiberiaMaliMauritaniaNigeriaSomaliaSouth SudanTanzaniaTogoUgandaZimbabwe 

Freedom of Expression in Africa: 183 Killed by Security Agents in 3 Protests

A total of 183 deaths were recorded from July to December 2016 following clashes between protestors and security agents in three countries – Ethiopia,...