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November, 2019

October, 2019

  • 26 October

    DSS Releases Journalist, Jones Abiri

    The Department of State Services (DSS), has released detained journalist, Jones Abiri. Abiri, who was detained on May 22 after his arraignment at a Federal High court in Abuja, was released after meeting all his bail conditions on Friday evening. He was first arrested in 2016, and released two years …

  • 5 October

    Stop Treating Detained Journalist, Jalingo, Like Criminal, Group Tells Cross River Govt

    Rights advocacy group, Nigerians Unite Against Terror, has condemned the Cross River State Government and the state security agencies, for treating detained journalist based in the state, Aba Jalingo, like a criminal. Joe Okei-Odumakin, convener of (NUAT), in a statement on Friday, said she was convinced of the principles of …

September, 2019

  • 7 September

    Taliban Kidnap Six Journalists

    The Taliban have kidnapped six Afghan journalists working for private and government media organisations in eastern Paktia province, government officials and Taliban said on Saturday. The reporters, working for radio and TV news companies that broadcast news in Pashto and Dari languages, were abducted while travelling in the group from …

July, 2019

  • 4 July

    Journalist Accuses Embattled Senator Abbo Of Assault

    Olumuyiwa Owolabi-Atobatele, a photojournalist, has accused Elisha Abbo, senator representing Adamawa north, of assault.  His accusation comes barely two days after a video of the lawmaker beating a woman in a sex toy shop in Abuja surfaced on social media.  Read Also: VIDEO: Nigeria’s Youngest Senator Deals Woman Hot Slaps In …

June, 2019

  • 12 June

    Journalist Shot Dead In Drive-by Shooting 

    A crime journalist, Norma Sarabia, has been murdered after two masked men on a motorbike shot at her several times outside her home in Tabasco state, Mexico on Tuesday night. Local media report that Sarabia is the sixth journalist to be killed in the country this year. Sarabia had worked …

March, 2019

February, 2019

  • 10 February

    Mexican Journalist Shot Dead In Restaurant

    A Mexican radio journalist, Jesus Ramos Rodriguez, was shot dead Saturday in a restaurant in Tabasco state, east of the capital, the latest victim in what has become one of the world’s deadliest countries for the press. Rodriguez was killed in the town of Emiliano Zapata, an official from the …

December, 2018

  • 25 December

    Journalist Sets Self Ablaze

    A journalist has died after setting himself on fire in a protest over harsh living conditions that prompted overnight clashes with police in Tunisia’s west.  Police fired tear gas at dozens of people who took to the streets Monday night in the city of Kasserine, 270 kilometres (165 miles) from …

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