Media under intense attack during protests in Senegal

Recent articles in Senegal

A policeman tries to stop people advancing toward an armoured personnel tank during the final day of election campaigning, Accra, Ghana, 5 December 2020, PIUS UTOMI EKPEI/AFP via Getty Images

Guns pointed at journalists recording abuses

Journalists in West Africa are coming under increasing attack for recording and documenting the abusive behaviour of police and political party supporters.

Senegal’s new media law maintains punitive measures

Senegal’s newly passed media law still upholds criminal sanctions for spreading of fake news and defamation.

Online media denied registration by Senegalese football association

The Senegalese Football Federation’s decision to deny registration of online media is strongly condemned by the Media Foundation for West Africa (MFWA).