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The Committee to Protect Journalists has joined 22 other organisations in calling on MTN Group, to end its role in Sudan's internet shutdowns...
The Committee to Protect Journalists yesterday called on the Tanzanian government to provide a detailed public account of the fate of freelance journalist Azory Gwanda...
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3 Jun 2019
QUITO, ECUADOR: A newspaper cartoonist was sanctioned by a new Ecuadoran media watchdog after publishing an image deemed harmful to President Rafael Correa, the artist said.
3 Feb 2014
PARIS, FRANCE / DARMSTADT, GERMANY: The World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA) and the World Editors Forum have welcomed Ecuador President Rafael Correa's decision to pardon the executives and former opinion editor of the El Universo newspaper, but said the charges and conviction should never have occurred in the first place.
29 Feb 2012
QUITO, ECUADOR / PARIS, FRANCE / DARMSTADT, GERMANY: The World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA) published a report recently that illustrates how the government of Ecuador is carrying out "a sophisticated strategy of marginalising all voices independent of state power".
30 Jan 2012
LIMA, PERU: Use of official advertising to reward or punish news media and government takeovers of media in several parts of the Americas continue to be powerful weapons used to hinder the free flow of information, the Inter American Press Association (IAPA) concluded on winding up its 67th General Assembly held recently in Lima, Peru.
26 Oct 2011