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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
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.
Myanmar court sentences woman journalist to three years with hard labour
Reporters Without Borders (RSF) calls for the immediate release of Htet Htet Khine, a Burmese freelance journalist and former BBC Media Action presenter who was sentenced to three years in prison with hard labour.
Pakistani TV news channel taken off the air, news director arrested
Popular TV news channel ARY News has been taken off the air in most Pakistani cities and its news director, Ammad Yousaf, has been arrested.
Behind Pakistan’s civilian government, army tightens its grip on journalists
After registering nine cases of intimidation of Pakistani journalists by army-related agencies since late April, Reporters Without Borders (RSF) cautions the army high command against further harassment of the media.