Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ)

 
Tanzania reconsiders harsh media laws
Tanzania reconsiders harsh media laws
Tanzania’s Information Minister Harrison Mwakyembe said that his government is open to reviewing the controversial Media Services Act, which has...
In Zambia, freedom of expression is not freedom to incite violence
In Zambia, freedom of expression is not freedom to incite violence
The recent unspeakable tragedy that took place in Christchurch, New Zealand has raised urgent new questions about the balance between freedom of...
Journalist killed in Ghana, home to Africa’s freest press
Journalist killed in Ghana, home to Africa’s freest press
Despite Ghana’s position as the country with the most press freedom in Africa, 2019’s first recorded death of a journalist happened in Accra...
Journalists become increasing 'targets' for killings — watchdog
Journalists become increasing 'targets' for killings — watchdog
Journalists faced growing dangers of being targeted for killing for their work in 2018 even as the risks from war and conflict declined, media...
Editorial: Malema plays a dangerous game
Editorial: Malema plays a dangerous game
Forty-five journalists were killed worldwide in 2018. Some were caught in crossfire while covering running battles; others were on dangerous...
EU to review its financial support for Tanzania over human rights concerns
EU to review its financial support for Tanzania over human rights concerns
On Thursday, the 28-member European Union said it was reviewing its financial support to Tanzania. "The EU and its member states are concerned...
Sanef concerned by Sisulu’s ‘defence’ of Tanzanian authorities
Sanef concerned by Sisulu’s ‘defence’ of Tanzanian authorities
The South African National Editors Forum (Sanef) is concerned by International Relations Minister Lindiwe Sisulu’s ‘defence’ of what it calls...
Dirco urges journalists to carry correct travel documentation
Dirco urges journalists to carry correct travel documentation
International Minister Lindiwe Sisulu has urged journalists to carry the correct documentation.
Accountability dies when journalists are killed
Accountability dies when journalists are killed
What does it cost to silence a muckraking reporter? In the Philippines in 2011, officials paid just $250 to hire a journalist-slaying gunman. In...
Editorial: Journalism under attack in Africa
Editorial: Journalism under attack in Africa
The former Mail & Guardian editor, Angela Quintal, and Muthoki Mumo, formerly of Kenya’s Daily Nation, were detained overnight...
Dirco confirms release of former M&G editor, colleague
Dirco confirms release of former M&G editor, colleague
Former Mail & Guardian editor Angela Quintal and her Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) colleague Muthoki Mumo were released by Tanzanian...
Bulgarian journalist Viktoria Marinova murdered
Bulgarian journalist Viktoria Marinova murdered
A broadcast journalist who had been investigating alleged corruption involving European Union funds has been found raped and murdered, but it is...

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