The Federation of African Journalists (FAJ) has today welcomed the judgment of the Court of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) calling on The Gambia to review the repressive laws on criminal libel, sedition and false news.
The Federation of African Journalists (FAJ) has today called on the authorities of Kenya to effect the re-opening of the media houses shutdown since Tuesday 30th January 2018 in an attempt to prevent the “swearing-in ceremony” of the opposition leader, Mr. Raila Odinga as “the people’s president” in the capital Nairobi.
UNESCO and the Government of Ghana will partner to organize the next, 25th global celebration of World Press Freedom Day (WPFD) in Accra, Ghana from 3 to 4 May 2018 on “Media, Justice and the Rule of law”.
The Federation of African Journalists (FAJ) welcomes the decision by UNESCO and the Government of Ghana to partner for the organisation of the celebrations of the World Press Freedom Day (WPFD) in Ghana on 3-4 May 2018 on the theme: “Media, Justice and the Rule of Law.”
(Photos: © UNESCO/Christelle ALIX)
UNESCO together with the Group of Friends for the Safety of journalists organised an interactive workshop on the establishment of national mechanisms for the safety of journalists on 12 December 2017. The workshop was opened at UNESCO Headquaters by the Director-General, Ms Audrey Azoulay.
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