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CPJ Africa 10h
In his inauguration speech, President Évariste Ndayishimiye vowed to protect the freedom of opinion and to guarantee justice for all -ns. Freeing these journalists immediately would be a key step in the delivery of these promises.
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CPJ Africa 10h
Amid the pandemic the ongoing detention of these four journalists presents an unacceptable health risk. CPJ and 80 other organisations wrote to African heads of state about these risks in April and called for journalists to be freed.
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CPJ Africa 10h
Earlier this year a court in Burundi sentenced the four journalists—Christine Kamikazi, Agnes Ndirubusa, Egide Harerimana and Terence Mponzezi—to 18 months in prison. They were convicted of attempting to undermine state security.
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CPJ Africa 10h
It’s been 11 MONTHS since four journalists were arrested in , for no other crime than doing their jobs to keep the public informed. On this sad anniversary renews its call for the immediate release of these journalists.
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CPJ Africa 12h
Replying to @CPJAfrica
Update : Equinoxe TV journalist Rodrigue Ngassi has been released in . Lindovi Ndjio is still in detention. In journalists Tah Mai Jarvis & Tebong Christian are also still under detention. They should be freed immediately.
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CPJ Africa 12h
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Update : Equinoxe TV journalist Rodrigue Ngassi has been released in . Lindovi Ndjio is still in detention. In journalists Tah Mai Jarvis & Tebong Christian are also still under detention. They should be freed immediately.
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Mimi Mefo Info 14h
Press under attack in Cameroon: Four media workers arrested and have called for their release👇👇👇
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CPJ Africa 14h
Replying to @DENISNKWEBO
. of the Journalists Trade Union says they are trying to secure the release of the 4 journalists detained while covering today’s opposition protests in & .
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CPJ Africa 15h
Replying to @pressfreedom
Lindovi Ndjio was arrested in . Reports of a 4th arrest, that of Rodrigue Ngassi of Equinoxe TV, also in . urges authorities to release the journalists who have been detained & allow the media to report on protests without fear of reprisal
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CPJ Africa 15h
Replying to @pressfreedom
Tah Mai Jarvis & Tebong Christian work for My Media Prime TV & Lindovi Ndjio for La Nouvelle Expression newspaper. is also receiving reports of surveillance of journalists on assignment by security agents in .
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CPJ Africa 15h
: Investigating reports of at least 3 journalists arrested in while covering opposition protests, incl. Tah Mai Jarvis, Tebong Christian & Lindovi Ndijo. Authorities must allow the press to report. The protests are newsworthy & citizens have a right to know.
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CPJ Africa Sep 21
Replying to @CPJAfrica
In March 2019, journalists were detained and harassed, denied access to report on polling stations, forced to delete photographs, and assaulted while covering gubernatorial and state assembly elections across .
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CPJ Africa Sep 21
Replying to @pressfreedom
The disappearance of and the failure to investigate his case is emblematic of the press freedom decline in over the last five years. calls on the government to provide answers, as a key step to improving the media climate. ?
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CPJ Africa Sep 21
Replying to @pressfreedom
When asked about the disappearance of , Tanzanian officials have been dismissive or provided conflicting answers. Last year, the foreign minister claimed the journalist had died, only to later retract his comments.
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CPJ Africa Sep 21
Replying to @pressfreedom
Prior to his disappearance had been investigating mysterious killings in his rural community. He was doing his duty to keep the public informed. ’s government has failed in its duty to credibly investigate his disappearance.
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CPJ Africa Sep 21
On a Tuesday morning 34 months ago, -n freelancer went missing in the company of men believed to be security agents. Join in calling on the government to answer: ?
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CPJ Africa Sep 21
Replying to @CPJAfrica
In November 2019, Nigerian journalists were similarly attacked and threatened while covering gubernatorial and federal assembly elections in Kogi and Bayelsa states.
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CPJ Africa Sep 21
: is alarmed by and investigating attacks against at least 2 journalists reporting on the Edo State elections.
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One Day Seyoum Sep 17
19 years ago, the Eritrean regime shut down the free press and imprisoned the country’s most outspoken journalists and politicians. Our new campaign protests what the regime started in 2001 and calls on Eritreans and allies to speak up against the dictatorship.
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CPJ Africa Sep 18
: Gender commission to investigate ’s Dr Mbuyiseni Ndlozi over tweet about harassment of journalist
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