The IPC condemned increased attacks on journalists during the recently heard Governorship and State Assembly elections when compared to the Presidential and Senatorial elections held two weeks ago.
The International Press Centre in Lagos condemns the reported attacks on media practitioners during the Presidential and Senatorial elections over the weekend.
The International Press Centre has condemned the raid and forced closure of Daily Trust Newspaper’s head office in Abuja by the Nigerian military.
An open letter to Mark Zuckerberg from 88 rights groups is calling for a transparent appeal process for user content that is restricted on Facebook.
Over 30 NGOs have asked Manchester’s mayor to support calls for the release of Ahmed Mansoor, by naming a local street after the jailed human rights defender.
For the second time this year, Chadian authorities have disrupted internet services in the country leaving internet users with no access to social media platforms such as Facebook and WhatsApp.
Nearly 100 rights groups asked the Council of Europe to engage civil society in their negotiation of a second cybercrime convention protocol, which is aimed at setting the terms for data access by law enforcement to servers outside their geographic authority.
Major strides towards fighting impunity in The Gambia, US journalist Martha O’Donovan charged with subversion in Zimbabwe as Mugabe resigns, Guinea’s clampdown on free expression, and more in our November roundup of free expression issues in Africa.