Mozambique

Contact

Case   |   Mozambique

Mozambique soldiers assault journalists

Soldiers from the Mozambique Defense Force (FADM) beat up two journalists from Independent Television Mozambique (TIM) who were reporting on a confrontation between the military and locals in a town close to the capital Maputo on November 7, 2013.

Alerts   |   Mozambique

Mozambican journalist sentenced in criminal libel case

The front page of an issue of O Autarca. (O Autarca)

Johannesburg, August 2, 2012--An appeals court in the Mozambican city of Beira should reverse the criminal libel conviction of a journalist who wrote about a disagreement between a private school and the family of a disabled student, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. Falume Chabane was sentenced to a 16-month suspended prison term on July 20 and ordered to pay damages of 150,000 meticais, according to news reports.

August 2, 2012 4:51 PM ET

Also Available in
Português

Tags:

Blog   |   Belarus, CPJ, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Egypt, Libya, Mexico, Mozambique, Russia, Security, Syria, Uganda

Safer mobile use is key issue for journalists

A journalist talks on his satellite phone outside the Rixos Hotel in Libya in August 2011. (AFP/Filippo Monteforte)

As the Internet and mobile communications become more integrated into reporters' work, the digital threats to journalists' work and safety have increased as well. While many press reports have documented Internet surveillance and censorship--and the efforts to combat them--mobile communications are the new frontline for journalist security.

Blog   |   Mozambique

New media tools bring Mozambican crisis to the world

Police patrol the streets of the capital, Maputo. (Reuters/Grant Lee Neuenburg)

This week's deadly unrest in Mozambique became a global news story in part because reporters and citizen journalists used new media and social networking tools. Clashes between security forces and people protesting rising prices in the capital, Maputo, left at least seven people dead and more than 200 people injured, according to the latest news reports

September 3, 2010 3:06 PM ET

Tags:

Alerts   |   Mozambique

Cardoso's killer escapes again

New York, December 8, 2008--The convicted murderer of Mozambique's foremost investigative journalist, Carlos Cardoso, escaped from his high-security cell in on Sunday morning, local journalists told CPJ. This is the third time the assassin Anibal dos Santos Jr., commonly referred to as Anibalzinho, has escaped prison in Mozambique's capital, Maputo

December 8, 2008 4:58 PM ET

Tags:

Impact   |   China, France, India, Iraq, Mexico, Mozambique, Philippines, Russia, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, Sudan, Zimbabwe

CPJ Impact

May 2008
News from the Committee to Protect Journalists
May 1, 2008 2:00 AM ET

Tags:

Case   |   Mozambique

MOZAMBIQUE: Reporter jailed for 3 days by police

MARCH 31, 2007
Posted: April 11, 2007

Celso Manguana, Canal de Mocambique

IMPRISONED

Manguana, a reporter of the private daily Canal de Mocambique, was arrested after he called officials at a police station in the capital Maputo “incompetent” for declining to comment on the detentions of several people in the aftermath of an anti-government demonstration, according to the Media Institute of Southern Africa and the state-run news agency Agencia de Informacao de Mocambique.
March 31, 2007 12:00 PM ET

Alerts   |   Mozambique

In Mozambique, court upholds conviction of Carlos Cardoso’s killers

New York, February 16, 2007—The Committee to Protect Journalists welcomes this week’s ruling by a Mozambican court to reject the appeals of six hired killers of leading investigative journalist Carlos Cardoso.

Cardoso was gunned down on November 22, 2000, while investigating the 1996 embezzlement of US$14 million from the state-controlled Commercial Bank of Mozambique (BCM).
February 16, 2007 12:00 PM ET

Tags:

More documents on Mozambique »

Social Media

View all »