Mozambique / 2006

South African weekly journalists detained over critical report

December 8, 2006 12:00 PM ET

December 8, 2006 Dominic Mahlangu, Sunday Times Carlos Litulo, freelance HARASSED Police in the southeastern village of Xicumbane detained investigative reporter Mahlangu and freelance photographer Litulo for 14 hours without charge and confiscated their notebooks, cell phones, and a camera, according to CPJ interviews and news reports. A police official...

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CPJ Update

July 14, 2006 12:00 AM ET

CPJ Update July 14, 2006 News from the Committee to Protect Journalists Return to front page | See previous Updates...

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Three journalists detained without charge

May 16, 2006 12:00 PM ET

MAY 3, 2006 Posted: May 16, 2006 Sebastiao Canjera, Mabarwe Joao Mascarenhas, Mabarwe Patreque Francisco, Mabarwe IMPRISONED A prosecutor in the western district of Manica ordered three journalists from the community newspaper Mabarwe detained without charge, according to the local chapter of the Media Institute for Southern Africa (MISA) and...

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Prosecutor seeks charges against ex-president’s son in Cardoso murder

May 11, 2006 12:00 PM ET

New York, May 11, 2006—A local prosecutor in Mozambique has taken a preliminary step toward indicting a son of former President Joaquim Chissano in the 2000 murder of investigative journalist Carlos Cardoso, Mozambique’s official news agency, AIM, reported today. The prosecutor filed what is known as a charge sheet with...

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CPJ welcomes second conviction of Carlos Cardoso's killer

January 20, 2006 12:00 PM ET

New York, January 20, 2006—The Committee to Protect Journalists welcomed a conviction today by a Mozambican court in the murder of Carlos Cardoso but called on authorities to pursue those behind the killing of Mozambique's leading investigative reporter. A court in the capital, Maputo, convicted Anibal dos Santos Jr. for...

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