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Reports   |   France, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Senegal

Senegal: Freedom ... with limits

Senegal's leaders promise new rights, while its laws deny them.
June 6, 2005 1:30 AM ET

Reports   |   Ghana, Liberia, Sierra Leone

New Hope for Press Freedom in Africa?

Local leaders join global condemnation of Liberia for jailing Channel Four team
August 25, 2000 8:17 PM ET


November 13, 1998 8:17 PM ET
November 13, 1998 8:17 PM ET
September 10, 1998 8:17 PM ET

Dangerous Assignments   |   Benin, Burkina Faso, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Liberia, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Togo, Turkey

African Journalists Strategize at WAJA Conference

For some delegates, just getting to the West African Journalists Association (WAJA) regional conference in Dakar, Senegal, was an impressive achievement. While his colleagues used more conventional modes of transportation, Sierra Leone Association of Journalists (SLAJ) president Frank Kposowa navigated his way out of the country by night in a hired motorized dugout canoe. The state of anarchy in Sierra Leone since the May 25, 1997, coup d'?état had rendered travel virtually impossible, and Kposowa's risky passage was just another example of the challenges facing courageous journalists who chose to remain in the country and risked losing their lives by practicing their profession.

July 2, 1998 8:17 PM ET

Dangerous Assignments   |   Colombia, Croatia, Ghana, India, Mexico, Russia, Serbia, Slovakia, Tajikistan, Turkey

CPJ marks 15th anniversary

On April 3, 1981, three New York journalists filed incorporating papers for a new organization called The Committee to Protect Journalists, dedicated to the defense "of the human and professional rights of journalists around the world."
May 3, 1996 8:17 PM ET

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