Ahmed Abba

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CPJ gala honors brave journalists, highlights journalism's role

November 21, 2018 12:43 PM ET

International Press Freedom Awards go to Vietnamese blogger, Venezuelan reporter, Ukrainian broadcaster, and Sudanese freelancer New York, November 21, 2018--The Committee to Protect Journalists and media luminaries from around the world last night celebrated courageous journalists from Sudan, Ukraine,...

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Ahmed Abba to be freed after Cameroonian court reduces sentence on appeal

December 21, 2017 8:28 AM ET

Durban, South Africa, December 21, 2017 -- The Committee to Protect Journalists welcomes today's ruling by a Cameroonian military appeal court that should result in Radio France Internationale radio journalist Ahmed Abba's immediate release from prison....

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Ahmed Abba

December 12, 2017 4:16 PM ET

Two police officers on July 30, 2015 arrested Ahmed Abba, a correspondent for Radio France Internationale's (RFI) Hausa service, as the journalist left a press briefing at the office of a local governor in Maroua, the capital of Cameroon's far...

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CPJ urges President Macron to champion the protection of journalists in France and around the world

September 20, 2017 11:52 AM ET

CPJ calls on President Macron of France to continue to champion the protection of journalists and press freedom at home and around the world.

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Journalists Not Terrorists: In Cameroon, anti-terror legislation is used to silence critics and suppress dissent

September 20, 2017 8:00 AM ET

In 2014, Cameroon enacted a broad anti-terror law as part of its effort to counter the extremist group Boko Haram, but authorities are using it to arrest and threaten local journalists who report on the militants or unrest in...

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Journalists Not Terrorists

September 20, 2017 8:00 AM ET

About This Report This report was written and researched by CPJ Africa Program Coordinator Angela Quintal. Jonathan Rozen, CPJ’s Africa Research Associate contributed research....

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Journalists Not Terrorists

September 20, 2017 8:00 AM ET

In Cameroon, anti-terror legislation is used to silence critics and suppress dissent A light breakfast of an omelet and a cup of black coffee eaten on the trot: Little did Radio France Internationale correspondent Ahmed Abba know it would...

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Journalists Not Terrorists

September 20, 2017 8:00 AM ET

Recommendations The Committee to Protect Journalists offers the following recommendations:...

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Journalistes, pas terroristes: Au Cameroun, la législation anti-terroriste est utilisée pour imposer silence aux opposants et réprimer la dissidence

20 septembre 2017 8h00 ET

En 2014, le Cameroun a promulgué une loi antiterroriste excessive dans le cadre de sa lutte contre le groupe extrémiste Boko Haram, mais les autorités s'en servent pour arrêter et menacer les journalistes locaux qui couvrent les militants ou...

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Journalistes, pas terroristes

20 septembre 2017 8h00 ET

À propos de ce rapport Angela Quintal, coordinatrice du programme Afrique du CPJ a assuré la recherche et la rédaction de ce rapport. Jonathan Rozen, associé de recherche pour l'Afrique au CPJ, a participé aux travaux de recherche....

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