West Africa: Disruption of media through physical attacks

Recent articles in Africa

Threats to journalists’ safety in Mali and Burkina Faso

The growing precariousness of journalists comes at a time of increased freedom of expression and media rights violations across the region, which is forcing many journalists to self-censor or abandon the profession.

Burkina Faso president urged not to block media regulator

The calculated paralysis of Burkina Faso’s media regulator, the Superior Council for Communication (CSC), is a contributing factor to increasing attacks on the media and the continuing decline in quality journalism.

Two DRC journalists attacked while covering court case

In two separate incidents, DRC journalists Fify Kibwana and Daniel Aloterembi are attacked while covering events involving an opposition politician.