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In Ethiopia’s Somali region, 15 foreign TV channels banned, journalist arrested
Reporters Without Borders (RSF) condemns Ethiopia’s decision to suspend Somali-language TV broadcasts by 15 international TV broadcasters in its southeastern Somali Region, and the arrest of one of the TV channels’ journalists for two days.Read the rest
Account of arrest of suspected mastermind in Cameroonian journalist’s murder
Reporters Without Borders (RSF) has compiled an account of how controversial Cameroonian businessman Jean-Pierre Amougou Belinga and two other high-profile persons were arrested early today in connection with outspoken journalist Martin Zogo’s murder.
Cameroon’s authorities must shed light on radio station director’s murder, protect journalists
Five days after Cameroonian radio station director Martinez Zogo’s abduction, his body was found near the capital yesterday (22 January), bearing the signs of probable torture before he was killed.
RSF condemns Cameroonian radio station director’s abduction
Reporters Without Borders (RSF) calls on the Cameroonian authorities to make every effort to find Martinez Zogo, a radio station director who was kidnapped on 17 January in the capital, Yaoundé, and to bring those responsible to justice.
China: RSF urges for release of ailing investigative journalist Huang Qi on the sixth anniversary of his arrest
RSF urges for the release of ailing investigative journalist and 2004 RSF Press Freedom Award laureate Huang Qi, who was arrested six years ago and is at high risk of dying if kept in detention.
Vietnamese journalist gets five years in prison for “abusing democratic freedoms”
Reporters Without Borders (RSF) is appalled by the five-year jail term that Vietnam’s authorities quietly imposed on the independent journalist Le Anh Hung after holding him for four years in inhuman conditions.
Albania: RSF asks for effective investigations following the intimidation of journalists reporting on prosecutor’s vetting
RSF and other NGOs ask the Albanian Commissioner for Personal Data Protection to shed light upon the private data breaches and intimidation of at least two journalists who investigated the vetting process of Tirana Chief Prosecutor Elizabeta Imeraj
Two Vietnamese state media journalists convicted for exposing corruption
Vietnamese courts have convicted two state media journalists for exposing corruption, sentencing one to a long jail term and the other to a year of “reeducation".