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29 September 2016

The UN should urge the Federal Government of Somalia and its regional administrations to end the continuing intimidation, harassment and attacks against journalists, the International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) and its Somali affiliate the ...

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29 September 2016

The body of veteran South Sudanese journalist, Issac Vuni, missing with his brother since June after unknown gunmen took them away from his home in southern Kerepi, was found dumped in a neigbhour’s farm in his village. ...

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28 September 2016

Two men armed with pistols shot and killed Somali radio journalist Abdiasis Mohamed Ali, widely known as Haji, in Mogadishu on Tuesday, 27th September 2016. ...

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09 September 2016

Two journalists’ organisations in Kenya and IFJ affiliates have condemned the escalation of violence on media since the beginning of the year. ...

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05 June 2016

Sagal Salad Osman, who worked for the state broadcaster Radio Mogadishu, was shot dead in the Somali capital Mogadishu, the French news agency AFP reported quoting the victim's colleagues. ...

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09 December 2015

The Federation of African Journalists (FAJ), the African Group of the International Federation of Journalists (IFJ), has filed an application before the Court of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) to challenge the repressive ...

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30 November 2015

The African Union (AU) and the European Union(EU) held this year's AU - EU Human Rights Dialogue on 24 November in Kigali, Rwanda. ...

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16 October 2015

According to media reports, RTNB cameraman Christophe Nkezabahizi, his wife and two of their children - a 16-year-old girl and a 14-year-old boy- were shot dead by security forces last Tuesday 13 October at close range in their home in the capit ...

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05 August 2015

The undersigned press freedom, media development and human rights organisations denounce the continued attacks on and threats to journalists, media workers and human rights defenders, most recently the serious incidents in which human rights def ...

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14 July 2015

The Federation of African journalists (FAJ), the African group of the International Federation of Journalists (IFJ), strongly condemn suffering and harassment of media and journalists in Burundi in current political crisis resulting from the dec ...

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