Sierra Leone / 2007

SIERRA LEONE: Government drops criminal libel charges against editor 

August 21, 2007 12:00 PM ET

 UPDATE  August 21, 2007 Original Alert: July 3, 2007 Philip Neville, The Standard Times...

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Harsh bail set for Standard Times editor

July 3, 2007 12:00 PM ET

New York, July 3, 2007—The Committee to Protect Journalists condemns the criminal prosecution and unreasonable bail conditions facing Sierra Leonean journalist Philip Neville, the editor of The Standard Times who is being held at the Central Prison in Freetown on libel charges. Defense lawyer J.B. Jenkins Johnston told CPJ that...

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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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