International Press Centre (IPC)
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A man writes slogans on a placard on the sidelines of a demonstration held to protest against the suspension of governorship elections in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, Nigeria, 11 March 2019, PIUS UTOMI EKPEI/AFP/Getty Images

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.

Nigerian Police Officers monitor the counting of votes at Shagari Primary School polling station in Yola, Adamawa State, 23 February 2019, LUIS TATO/AFP/Getty Images

The International Press Centre in Lagos condemns the reported attacks on media practitioners during the Presidential and Senatorial elections over the weekend.

A man reads a copy of the "Daily Trust" newspaper in Abuja, Nigeria, 7 August 2014, Mohammed Elshamy/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images

The International Press Centre has condemned the raid and forced closure of Daily Trust Newspaper’s head office in Abuja by the Nigerian military.

Mark Zuckerberg, Founder and CEO of Facebook., Guillaume Paumier, CC-BY.

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.

Former U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson (L) looks on during a news conference with Chad's Foreign Minister Mahamat Zene Cherif (R) in N'Djamena, Chad, 12 March 2018, JONATHAN ERNST/AFP/Getty Images

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.

Council of Europe Headquarters, Strasbourg, France, Creative Commons

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.

Zimbabweans celebrate after President Robert Mugabe resigns in Harare, Zimbabwe, 21 November 2017, REUTERS/Mike Hutchings

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.