Intense crackdown on journalists in Djibouti

Recent articles in Djibouti

President Guelleh insults only independent media outlet operated by Djiboutian journalists

Djibouti President Ismaïl Omar Guelleh’s scathing attack on media outlet “La Voix de Djibouti” points to the country’s continued suppression of independent and alternate voices.

Djiboutian authorities threaten journalist through illegal actions

In addition to illegally detaining him, Djiboutian authorities searched journalist Charmarke Saïd Darar’s home and hacked into his Facebook account.

Link to: Independent radio station’s web editor harassed by authorities in Djibouti

Independent radio station’s web editor harassed by authorities in Djibouti

“The charges against Maydaneh Abdallah Okieh are without foundation and amount to nothing less than harassment on the part of the Djibouti authorities against a stalwart of the first free and critical radio station in Djibouti’s history,” said Virginie Dangles the deputy programme director of RSF.