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Sudan: Radio journalist held in Juba without charge
May 26, 2011 4:03 PM ET
New York, May 26, 2011--The government of Southern Sudan must immediately release radio reporter Mohamad Arkou, who has been in detention for 15 days with no official charges, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. Security agents arrested Arkou,...
Remembering South Sudan's pioneer female reporter
March 30, 2011 6:17 PM ET
When The Juba Post's star reporter, Apollonia Mathia, told me that so-called "tong tong" rebels had attacked again near Gumba, in southern Sudan, I looked at her warily. "Let me get the camera I'll check it out," she said....
CPJ finds obstruction during Sudanese referendum
January 27, 2011 5:10 PM ET
New York, January 27, 2010--Sudanese authorities harassed, obstructed, and censored local and international news media covering this month's referendum concerning independence for South Sudan, a CPJ analysis has found. CPJ condemns the harassment of the press in Sudan and calls...