Wednesday, February 28, 2024

Guinea

Guinea 

Guinea: Media Regulatory Body Lifts Suspension on News Website

The Media Foundation for West Africa welcomes the lifting of the one-month suspension imposed on online press, Guineematin, by the Haute Autorité de la...
Guinea 

Guinea: AFEX Condemns Arrest of Activist, Calls for His Immediate Release

The African Freedom of Expression Exchange (AFEX) condemns the arbitrary arrest of Guinean political activist Souleymane Condé, by authorities in Guinea and calls for...
GuineaNigeria 

MRA Condemns Politician’s Attack on Journalist, Calls on those in Authority to Respect Journalists’ Rights

Media Rights Agenda (MRA) today condemned Mr. Femi Fani Kayode’s outburst against Mr. Charles Eyo, Daily Trust newspaper’s Cross River State Correspondent in Calabar,...
Guinea 

Guinea’s President Takes Control of Media Regulator as New Law Takes Effect

President Alpha Conde has appointed by decree Boubabacar Yacine Diallo as the new head of the Haute autorite de la Communication (HAC) a move...
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...
Guinea 

Guinea Must Take Urgent Steps to End Bloodshed against Protesters

The Media Foundation for West Africa (MFWA) is deeply concerned about the increasing death toll from the serial protests that have rocked Guinea over...
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...
GuineaNigeriaSudan 

Freedom of Expression Situation in Africa – April – Spetember 2019

The African Freedom of Expression Exchange (AFEX) recorded a total of 139 freedom of expression (FOE) violations were recorded in 23 African countries from...
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...
GhanaGuineaNigeriaSomaliaZimbabwe 

Killing of Journalists and Protesters in Guinea and Somalia in Third Quarter of 2018 Remain Unaddressed

The African Freedom of Expression Exchange (AFEX) is deeply concerned about the continuing impunity in Guinea and Somalia where the police and other judicial...
BurundiCameroonDemocratic Republic Of CongoEgyptEthiopiaGuineaMauritaniaNigeriaSomaliaSouth AfricaSouth SudanSudanTanzaniaUganda 

Stakeholders to Prioritise Safety of Journalists and Issues of Impunity in Africa

Communiqué A one-day Stakeholders’ Dialogue on the Safety of Journalists and the Issue of Impunity was held in Juba, South Sudan, on Monday, December 11,...
Guinea 

Journalist Detained for Erroneous Report

This statement was originally published on mfwa.org on June 30, 2017. Gendarmes in Guinea have arrested and detained a journalist for two days after he...