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Mozambican reporter Sheila Wilson (left), of the Center for Democracy and Human Rights, reporting from a protest on June 4 before she was arrested. Mozambican STV campera operator Hélder Matwassa and an STV reporter told CPJ they were assaulted and robbed during the protest. (Screenshot, left: Adriano Nuvunga/Facebook, photo: Hélder Matwassa)

Mozambique journalist arrested, 2 harassed and robbed at protest

New York, June 7, 2024 — The Committee to Protect Journalists on Friday expressed alarm that police arrested one journalist and two others were robbed of equipment while covering a protest in the Mozambican capital, Maputo.  At around 6:00 p.m. on June 4, seven police officers chased and arrested Sheila Wilson while she was reporting…

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