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Death of student over blasphemy accusation condemned

The MFWA condemns the gruesome killing of a student, Deborah Samuel, on accusations of blasphemy and demands a thorough investigation into the incident which needs to lead to justice for her family.

Ethiopian journalist held captive for more than a week

Abducted following a violent night raid on his home in Addis Ababa by suspected military officers, Ethiopian journalist Gobeze Sisay is held hostage in unknown location where he is interrogated and threatened over his reporting.

Chad journalist only released on orders of local prosecutor

Radio journalist Olivier Memnguidé, who was covering a riot in Donia in Chad’s Logone Occidental region, is detained by security forces and accused of rebellion.