Senegalese journalist jailed, another in hiding

CPJ Press Release A story describing purported late-night outings involving President Abdoulaye Wade led authorities in the capital, Dakar, to arrest a (...)

| October 2007 | 3442 views

Guinea: Heavy punishment for libel

Reporters Without Borders has condemned the heavy fines and six-month suspended prison sentences imposed by a court in Kaloum (a district of Conakry) on 13 (...)

| August 2007 | 2598 views

Alan Johnston is free

Alan Johnston is free

BBC reporter Alan Johnston(photo, left) thanked the international media on Wednesday for "keeping my story alive" during his nearly four months of (...)

| July 2007 | 1655 views

Free Allan Johnston, NOW!

Free Allan Johnston, NOW!

ASALJIE - Position Statement on the abduction of BBC Journalist Allan Johnston. Following the surreptitious capture and incarceration of Alan Johnston, (...)

| June 2007 | 13710 views

MFWA Sues Gambia Government

The Community Court of Justice of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) in Abuja , Nigeria has issued a hearing notice for a suit filed (...)

| June 2007 | 1751 views

Journalists in Exile

At least three journalists a month since 2001 have fled their country to escape violence, imprisonment, or harassment, the Committee to Protect Journalists (...)

| June 2007 | 1727 views

You can help free kidnapped BBC journalist

You can help free kidnapped BBC journalist

By Abayomi Charles Roberts Alan Johnston’s next birthday is in less than a month, on May 17. Sadly, his family is worried about his life and health (...)

| April 2007 | 1643 views