Mozambican authorities asked to uphold media freedom prior to UPR process

Recent articles in Mozambique

Offices of independent newspaper ‘Canal de Moçambique’ torched in arson attack

Mozambican authorities are being urged to investigate the arson attack on the offices of the ‘Canal de Moçambique’, which publishes an independent weekly investigative newspaper and daily digital publication ‘CanalMoz’.

Mozambican journalist Omardine Omar assaulted and convicted

While investigating alleged police extortion, journalist Omardine Omar was assaulted by officers and detained, and subsequently convicted and fined for civil disobedience.

Missing Mozambican journalist’s case referred to the UN

Media freedom and human rights organisations have requested the United Nations Working Group on Enforced or Involuntary Disappearances undertake an independent and impartial investigation into the disappearance of journalist Ibraimo Mbaruco in northeastern Mozambique 3 months ago.