Abdoulaye Bakayoko

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Attacks on the Press 1999: Africa Analysis

March 22, 2000 12:10 PM ET

By Claudia McElroyAll over Africa, conflict continued to be the single biggest threat to journalists and to press freedom itself. Both civil and cross-border wars were effectively used as an excuse by governments (and rebel forces) to harass, intimidate, and...

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Attacks on the Press 1999: Ivory Coast (Côte D'ivoire)

March 22, 2000 12:05 PM ET

"Press freedom will be total," promised Gen. Robert Gueï, Côte d'Ivoire's new head of state. General Gueï, 58, who overthrew the government of President Henri Konan Bedie on Christmas Eve, made this announcement just hours after his nine-man junta imposed...

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CPJ Briefing: Gueï 's Way

December 28, 1999 8:17 PM ET

Cote d'Ivoire's new dictator pledges to respect press freedom -- up to a point...

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