CPJ calls on SADC heads of state to prioritize press freedom and the safety of journalists
August 16, 2019 12:32 PM ET
CPJ writes to the executive secretary and heads of state of the Southern African Development Community ahead of the 39th Ordinary Summit, urging them to prioritize press freedom and the safety of journalists in SADC.
CPJ calls on Tanzania’s Magufuli to drop Kabendera charges, investigate Gwanda case
August 12, 2019 2:18 PM ET
CPJ writes to Tanzanian President John Magufuli to urge his government to drop charges against freelance journalist Erick Kabendera and provide a public accounting of the fate of missing journalist Azory Gwanda.
In BBC interview, Tanzanian foreign minister says journalist Azory Gwanda is dead
July 10, 2019 4:45 PM ET
Nairobi, July 10, 2019 -- The Committee to Protect Journalists today called on the Tanzanian government to provide a detailed public account of the fate of freelance journalist Azory Gwanda after the country's foreign minister, Palamagamba Kabudi, said in...
CPJ's #WhereIsAzory campaign to highlight missing Tanzanian journalist
April 4, 2019 12:01 AM ET
New York, April 4, 2019--The Committee to Protect Journalists today launched the #WhereIsAzory campaign to bring attention to the case of Tanzanian freelance journalist Azory Gwanda, as tomorrow marks 500 days since he was last seen....
One year after disappearance, CPJ calls for credible investigation into Tanzanian journalist Azory Gwanda's fate
November 21, 2018 2:37 PM ET
New York, November 21, 2018--One year after freelance journalist Azory Gwanda disappeared in Tanzania, the Committee to Protect Journalists reiterated its call for a credible investigation and public accounting of his fate....
Azory Gwanda, a freelance Tanzanian journalist, has been missing since November 21, 2017, according to a December 5, 2017, statement from Mwananchi Communications Limited, a privately owned media company. Gwanda frequently wrote for two of the company’s newspapers, Mwananchi and...