United States concerned over media intimidation in Lesotho

United States concerned over escalating press intimidation in Lesotho...

19 Jul 2016

Algeria blocks billionaire's media group purchase

An Algerian court has thrown out a bid by billionaire Issad Rebrab to buy an influential media group, barring him from taking control of a newspaper critical of the president...

15 Jul 2016

Algeria blogger gets 2-year jail term for insulting president

An Algerian journalist and blogger was sentenced to two years in jail and ordered to pay a fine for insulting President Abdelaziz Bouteflika...

13 Jul 2016

Zimbabwe: Govt blocks internet amid police crackdown

Zimbabwe government comes under fire for blocking the internet and mobile messaging services during protests, 6 July 2016...

By Dewa Mavhinga 7 Jul 2016

Uganda must investigate human rights violations

Uganda must investigate break-ins at groups' offices, halt impunity - pattern of attacks indicates perpetrators enjoy impunity, claims Human Rights Watch...

28 Jun 2016

Al Jazeera condemns death sentence for journalists

Al Jazeera has strongly condemned the sentencing to death of two journalists in Egypt...

21 Jun 2016

EU calls for Egypt to respect press freedom

European Union condemns indictment of the Egyptian Press Syndicate's leadership...

9 Jun 2016

Africa Day: Call for AU to protect journalists

Africa Day statement from Right2Know calls for freedom of expression in Africa...

25 May 2016

Global #PressFreedom campaign targets African leaders

A new campaign by Reporters Without Borders launches with 12 heads of State 'celebrating' their media atrocities, including the leaders of Burundi and Eritrea...

6 May 2016

Freedom! Al-Jazeera TV journos pardoned

The world is rejoicing over the news that Egypt's Sisi pardoned 100 prisoners earlier today, including the al-Jazeera TV journalists Canadian Mohamed Fahmy, Egyptian Baher Mohamed and Australian Peter Greste...

23 Sep 2015

Egypt court sets trial date for Al Jazeera journalists

Cairo's criminal court set the verdict date for the retrial featuring three Al Jazeera journalists to July 30, in a trial that has brought Egypt plenty of international attention.

30 Jun 2015

Tunisia: PM committed to free, independent media, says SNJT's B'ghouri

President of the National Union of Tunisian Journalists (SNJT) Néji B'ghouri said Prime Minister Habib Essid pledged to uphold freedom of press and equip media with the means needed to accomplish their mission independently.

15 Jun 2015

Charlie Hebdo takes disciplinary action against Moroccan journalist

The French satirical paper Charlie Hebdo has started disciplinary proceedings against an outspoken Moroccan-born woman journalist, amid a row over how the paper is run following January's murderous attack...

18 May 2015

Egyptian billionaire Sawiris promises to keep Euronews neutral

PARIS, FRANCE: Egyptian telecoms and media magnate Naguib Sawiris, who is set to take a majority stake in Euronews, pledged on Friday not to interfere in coverage by the pan-European TV news channel....

2 Mar 2015

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