Four Comoros journalists appeal conviction

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Heavy penalty for Comorian journalist for Facebook post if convicted

If convicted of spreading false news online, Comoros journalist Oubeidillah Mchangama faces up to 3 years in prison and a fine.

Two senior state broadcast journalists suspended in Comoros

Two senior journalists – news director Binti Mhadjou and editor in chief Moinadjoumoi Papa Ali – at the Comoros public radio and television broadcasting station, have been suspended for their coverage of a recent strike.

Comoros Gendarmerie officers stand on the back of a car as they disperse opposition supporters, in Moroni, 25 March 2019, GIANLUIGI GUERCIA/AFP/Getty Images

Clampdown on journalists in Comoros amid political crisis

Journalists in the Comoros are being censored and intimidated amid a continuing political crisis in the wake of the country’s presidential election on 24 March.