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July 28 2014

From Committee to Protect Journalists - Africa Mon Jul 28 2014, 12:47:27

A police officer on July 24, 2014, seized the camera of Hippolyte Sama, a photojournalist with the independent newsmagazine Fasozine, while he was photographing relatives of victims of an Air Algeria plane that crashed in northern Mali, according to news reports....

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From Committee to Protect Journalists - Africa Mon Jul 28 2014, 12:45:57

Congolese police on July 22, 2014, beat three TV journalists while they were covering a protest outside the offices of Molière TV, a broadcast station based in the capital, Kinshasa....

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July 25 2014

From Committee to Protect Journalists - Africa Fri Jul 25 2014, 12:33:12

Cape Town, July 25, 2014--CPJ is appalled by the two-year prison sentence, without the option of a fine, imposed today on editor of The Nation Bheki Makhubu and human rights lawyer Thulani Maseko by the Swaziland High Court in Mbabane. The pair was convicted on contempt of court charges on...

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July 18 2014

From Committee to Protect Journalists - Africa Fri Jul 18 2014, 15:14:56

Abuja, Nigeria, July 18, 2014--Nigerian authorities should drop the charges against a publisher who has been held in police custody since Tuesday on accusations of defaming a state governor, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. Police on Tuesday detained Oga Tom Uhia, publisher of the monthly independent Power...

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From Committee to Protect Journalists - Africa Fri Jul 18 2014, 15:14:56

Abuja, Nigeria, July 18, 2014--Nigerian authorities should drop the charges against a publisher who has been held in police custody since Tuesday on accusations of defaming a state governor, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. Police on Tuesday detained Oga Tom Uhia, publisher of the monthly independent Power...

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July 17 2014

From Committee to Protect Journalists - Africa Thu Jul 17 2014, 16:12:34

Nairobi, July 17, 2014--An Ethiopian court charged nine Ethiopian journalists arrested in April with inciting violence and terrorism, according to local journalists and news reports. The nine arrested include six bloggers from an independent collective called Zone 9, which publishes critical news and commentary....

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From Committee to Protect Journalists - Africa Thu Jul 17 2014, 16:12:34

Nairobi, July 17, 2014--An Ethiopian court charged nine Ethiopian journalists arrested in April with inciting violence and terrorism, according to local journalists and news reports. The nine arrested include six bloggers from an independent collective called Zone 9, which publishes critical news and commentary....

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From Committee to Protect Journalists - Africa Thu Jul 17 2014, 12:52:03

Cape Town, South Africa, July 17, 2014--The Committee to Protect Journalists condemns today's convictions for contempt of court of an editor and lawyer in Swaziland....

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From Committee to Protect Journalists - Africa Thu Jul 17 2014, 12:52:03

Cape Town, South Africa, July 17, 2014--The Committee to Protect Journalists condemns today's convictions for contempt of court of an editor and lawyer in Swaziland....

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July 14 2014

From Committee to Protect Journalists - Africa Mon Jul 14 2014, 17:18:18

Nairobi, July 14, 2014--The Ethiopian government should end its politicized prosecution of nine Ethiopian journalists arrested in April. The journalists and their lawyers were shut out of court room hearings in recent days....

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