RSF deplores radio journalist’s murder in Lesotho
Reporters Without Borders (RSF) condemns the cold-blooded murder of a journalist in Lesotho who covered corruption and who was shot multiple times as he left his radio station, and calls on the authorities to identify and prosecute those responsible.Read the rest
RSF and 29 media and organizations call for an end to press freedom violations in Mali and Burkina Faso
Reporters Without Borders (RSF) has coordinated an open letter by 30 human rights organisations, journalists’ organizations and media outlets calling to end a wave of press freedom violations.
Rwanda: Following questionable trial on the death of a journalist, RSF and 85 organizations reiterate call for an independent investigation
The lack of details in the verdict of the trial of the death of Rwandan journalist John Williams Ntwali suggests the lack of an effective investigation.
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.
90 organisations, including RSF, call on the Rwandan authorities to conduct an independent investigation into the death of John Williams Ntwali
Reporters Without Borders (RSF) joined 90 civil society organisations and journalists associations calling on authorities in Rwanda to guarantee an independent investigation into the death of John Williams Ntwali.
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.
Ten years in prison for host of radio shows critical of Burundi’s government
Reporters Without Borders (RSF) condemns the “harsh and arbitrary” ten-year prison sentence that the host of a Rwanda-based web radio critical of the Burundian government received last week.
Senegalese journalist Pape Alé Niang released conditionally
The Senegalese judicial authorities finally freed Dakar Matin website editor Pape Alé Niang conditionally yesterday (10 January) following a major campaign for his release.