Jean Bosco Gasasira

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Attacks on the Press 2007: Rwanda

February 5, 2008 10:37 AM ET

Tension remained high between the independent news media and President Paul Kagame’s government in the run-up to the 2008 parliamentary elections. Authorities summarily closed two private newspapers, stripped critical newspapers of vital advertising revenue, and jailed one journalist and harassed...

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In Rwanda, a journalist is attacked over critical articles

February 12, 2007 12:00 PM ET

New York, February 12, 2007—The Committee to Protect Journalists is alarmed by the brutal attack on Friday against the editor of a private bi-monthly after the newspaper published articles critical of the government. Editor Jean Bosco Gasasira of the Kinyarwanda-language...

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Attacks on the Press 2006: Rwanda

February 5, 2007 11:13 AM ET

The Rwandan media continued operating in an atmosphere of pervasive self-censorship periodically reinforced by government repression. In a January 24 speech broadcast on state radio, President Paul Kagame accused Rwandan journalists of unprofessional conduct, including corruption, and suggested that this...

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