Reporters Without Borders

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Report: 387 journalists are imprisoned worldwide
Report: 387 journalists are imprisoned worldwide
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According to the annual press freedom survey published by the organization Reporters Without Borders (RSF) at least 387 journalists are imprisoned worldwide. According to the data, fifty-four journalists are currently considered abducted, and four disappeared in 2020.

Over 130 journalists have been arrested for their reporting on the Covid-19 pandemic.

Regional News • Africa
Cameroon: Journalists protests death of Samuel Wazizi

Cameroonian CMTV journalist Samuel Wazizi was arrested in August 2019 because he was "accused of speaking critically on the air about the authorities and their handling of the crisis". Tuesday his death was announced on Cameroonian television and Wednesday RSF (Reporters Without Borders) confirmed his death. Journalists are now protesting in Buea, demanding answers.