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Angela Quintal 4h
: The Mozambican chapter of Urges Authorities to Act Against Threats to the Media
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Angela Quintal 6h
: There are calls, including from ⁦⁩, for an independent autopsy following the death of journalist at the weekend.
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Addis Standard Feb 14
On Jan 21, 's CEO Frehiwot Tamiru admitted internet & phone lines were disconnected in West due to peace & security issues. As the CEO of the only provider, she also apologized & said discussions were taking place with relevant authorities to solve the issue.
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CrossRiverWatch 7h
BREAKING: Agba Jalingo Released After 179 Days In Incarceration
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CPJ Africa 7h
: The prosecutor was not in court today for the case against journalist who is facing a false news charge and another relating to accreditation under the controversial Media Services Act. The matter was postponed until Thursday, February 20.
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CPJ Africa 7h
Cross River state journalist is finally free on bail in . -n authorities must do the right thing and drop the charges against him.
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Angela Quintal 9h
Reports from say investigative journalist ’s case was postponed yet again, this time to February 24 as the magistrate was not in court.
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CPJ Africa Feb 16
. condemns the murder earlier today of journalist in
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CPJ Africa Feb 16
. is investigating the death of in on Saturday and today’s killing of in . Both were broadcast . May they R.I.P
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Somali Journalists Syndicate - SJS Feb 16
. condemns in the strongest terms possible in the killing of a young freelance TV and radio journalist, Abdiwali Ali Hassan (aka Abdiwali Online) who was shot dead in Afgoye town, 30KM south of capital Mogadishu, on Sunday evening 16 Feb 2020.
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Federation of Somali Journalists (FESOJ) Feb 16
is shocked by the murder of young journalist Abdiweli Ali who is confirmed killed in Afgoye town 30KM south to the capital . We condemn the brutal killing & demand local authority to bring justice the crimanls who were behind his murder.Another sad day!
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CPJ Africa Feb 15
Authorities must launch a credible investigation into -n journalist ’s death & whether there’s a causal connection to the January 26 assault by presidential security & the injuries he suffered. May he R.I.P.
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CPJ Africa Feb 14
They were “tracking all the people that are calling me, that I’m talking to.” In 3 cases over 3 years, 's police () used telecom surveillance to lure and arrest journalists. reports:
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CPJ Africa Feb 14
Replying to @PoliceNG @Rozen_J and 7 others
On November 12, 2019, charged and with criminal conspiracy and defamation for a report published by in May 2018. Adebowale Adekoya, News Digest's web developer, was also detained for 5 nights but not charged.
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CPJ Africa Feb 14
Replying to @PoliceNG @Rozen_J and 4 others
On August 13, 2018, arrested reporter . They detained him, tried to force him to reveal his source for an article about 's police chief, and charged him with theft and possession of police documents.
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CPJ Africa Feb 14
Replying to @PoliceNG @Rozen_J and 2 others
On March 16, 2017, arrested in Uyo, the capital of ’s southern Akwa Ibom State. Oliver faces five counts of cybercrime in relation to articles detailing alleged corruption in .
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CPJ Africa Feb 14
Replying to @PoliceNG @Rozen_J
2017: Fejiro Oliver 2018: Samuel Ogundipe 2019: Gidado Yushau and Alfred Olufemi In each case, 's police used phone records to identify people with a relationship to a targeted journalist, detained those people, and then forced them to facilitate the arrest.
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CPJ Africa Feb 14
They were “tracking all the people that are calling me, that I’m talking to.” In 3 cases over 3 years, 's police () used telecom surveillance to lure and arrest journalists. reports:
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Committee to Protect Journalists Feb 13
Related case: Nigerian journalist charged with cybercrime for corruption report
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Committee to Protect Journalists Feb 13
Related case: Nigerian police detain News Digest web developer, charge journalists
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