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R2K reflect on issues affecting the media on World Press Freedom Day
R2K reflect on issues affecting the media on World Press Freedom DayArticle

R2K has issued a statement reflecting on happenings over the past year (and current ones) affecting the media in South Africa and Africa as a whole, on World Press Freedom Day...

3 May 2018

Trial against Angolan journalists held behind closed doors
Trial against Angolan journalists held behind closed doorsArticle

Committee to Protect Journalists is concerned with developments in the trial against Angolan journalists...

19 Apr 2018

HRF, Nelson Mandela Foundation bring OFF to SA
HRF, Nelson Mandela Foundation bring OFF to SAGallery

The Human Rights Foundation (HRF) and the Nelson Mandela Foundation recently brought the Oslo Freedom Forum (OFF) to Johannesburg, South Africa to mark the 100th anniversary of the former president's birth.

29 Mar 2018

Oslo Freedom Forum to be hosted in Joburg this March
Oslo Freedom Forum to be hosted in Joburg this MarchArticle

The Human Rights Foundation (HRF), in partnership with the Nelson Mandela Foundation, will be hosting the first-ever Oslo Freedom Forum in Johannesburg (OFFinJoburg)...

1 Mar 2018

Right2Know
Africa Day: Call for AU to protect journalistsArticle

Africa Day statement from Right2Know calls for freedom of expression in Africa...

25 May 2016

Angola journalist Rafael Marques convicted of defamation
Angola journalist Rafael Marques convicted of defamationArticle

The International Press Institute (IPI) today condemned the suspended six-month prison sentence given to Angolan journalist Rafael Marques de Morais over his book outlining human rights abuses connected with the country's diamond mining industry...

Elena Pramesberger 1 Jun 2015

IFEX: Drop defamation charges against author of Blood Diamonds: Corruption and Torture in Angola
IFEX: Drop defamation charges against author of Blood Diamonds: Corruption and Torture in AngolaArticle

Reporters Without Borders has joined nine other NGOs in demanding the withdrawal of criminal defamation charges against Angolan journalist Rafael Marques de Morais, who went on trial on 24 March...

30 Mar 2015

Anton Harber
Criminal libel has no place in law booksArticle

He has made it his mission 'to expose, through my investigations, the scourge of corruption, which is robbing (Angola) of billions of dollars a year': journalist and human rights activist Rafael Marques de Morais...

Anton Harber 20 Mar 2015

African Investigative Journalism Conference at Wits in November
African Investigative Journalism Conference at Wits in NovemberArticle

At 'Power Reporting', African journalists can develop their skills from the expert knowledge of 40 speakers, across 60 sessions, be it on tracing money, mapping or data visualisation, telling better stories or learning more about media law...

15 Oct 2014

Angolan journo wins top award for anti-corruption fight
Angolan journo wins top award for anti-corruption fightArticle

NEWSWATCH: There's good and bad news out of Angola: Mail & Guardian reports that an Angolan journalist has won a top award recognising his fight against graft and human rights abuses, and speaking of the latter... a 17-year-old has been imprisoned for allegedly insulting the country's president.

Rod Baker 8 Nov 2013

Angolan journalist charged with defamationArticle

Angola's attorney-general should immediately drop all criminal defamation charges against an investigative journalist, Rafael Marques de Morais, because they undermine free expression rights, Human Rights Watch said on 12 August 2013. The Angolan government should repeal the country's criminal defamation laws - the basis for the charges.

15 Aug 2013

Press freedom orgs, journos against UNESCO-Obiang prizeArticle

African and international press freedom groups, civil society organisation and concerned journalists have signed a letter addressed to the UNESCO Executive Board calling for abolishment of the UNESCO Obiang Nguema Mbasogo International Prize for Research in the Life Sciences.

5 Mar 2012

CNN's plans positive coverage of AngolaArticle

The CNN Press Office (London) has answered the concerns raised by Maka Angola on the agreements between the international news network and the Angolan regime, regarding a media campaign to promote a better image of the latter, due to grave concerns of nepotism and corruption.

Rafael Marques De Morais 14 Feb 2012

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