Nairobi, November 24, 2014–The Committee to Protect Journalists today calls on authorities in the Democratic Republic of Congo to stop meddling with radio station broadcasts in the country. The Congolese Information Minister Lambert Mende has called for the shutdown of several radio stations in recent weeks, and a few have gone off the...

26 November 2014

Media professionals in Benin have recently joined the DoX campaign after a successful mission to the country.  The mission team included representatives from the World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers, WAN-IFRA, the Committee to Protect Journalists, CPJ and the Federation of African Journalists/West African Journalists Association FAJ-WAJA. Supported by local partners, the...

24 November 2014

Freedom of expression is a fundamental human right that is provided for in various human rights protocols and national constitutions. In the case of Zambia, this right is provided for under Article 20(1) and states “Excerpt with his own consent, no person shall be hindered in the enjoyment of his freedom of expression,...

20 November 2014

A Report on the Media Law Reform in Africa Conference in Cape Town by Christian Echle and Katharina Lang. In many African countries, freedom of expression and editorial independence of the media, are often only guaranteed on paper. In many cases media laws from the colonial era continue to be or are altered...

7 November 2014
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