Chad / 2007

Editor detained, charged over editorial

December 14, 2007 12:00 PM ET

DECEMBER 14, 2007 Posted January 14, 2008 Nadjikimo Bénoudjita, Notre TempsIMPRISONED, LEGAL Armed policemen on board four pick-up vehicles arrested Bénoudjita, the director of the private weekly Notre Temps, at his home office in the capital, N'Djamena, shortly after 5 a.m., according to local journalists and news reports....

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Editor detained, charged over editorial

December 14, 2007 12:00 PM ET

DECEMBER 14, 2007 Posted January 10, 2008 Nadjikimo Bénoudjita Notre Temps IMPRISONED, LEGAL Armed policemen on board four pick-up vehicles arrested Bénoudjita, the director of the private weekly Notre Temps, at his home office in the capital, N'Djamena, shortly after 5 a.m., according to local journalists and news reports....

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After several months, Chad lifts a censorship blanket

May 30, 2007 12:00 AM ET

New York, May 30, 2007--Blanket censorship imposed last November on private newspapers and radio stations was lifted this week after a six-month state of emergency, imposed in response to deadly unrest in eastern Chad, expired on Saturday, according to officials and local journalists. Three of the leading private newspapers in...

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In Chad, journalist convicted of defamation

March 16, 2007 12:00 PM ET

New York, March 16, 2007— A court in the capital N’Djamena sentenced on Tuesday a journalist to a six-month suspended prison term and damages on criminal defamation charges over a May 2006 story alleging corruption by a Catholic priest, according to press freedom group Journaliste en Danger (JED) and news...

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Attacks on the Press 2006: Africa Snapshots

February 5, 2007 11:46 AM ET

Attacks & developments throughout the region...

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