South Sudan Broadcasting Corporation

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South Sudanese journalist Alfred Angasi detained without charge since July 5

Nairobi, July 23, 2021 — South Sudanese authorities should immediately release journalist Alfred Angasi and cease arbitrarily detaining members of the press, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. On July 5, intelligence officials in Juba, the capital, arrested Angasi, a radio presenter at the state-owned South Sudan Broadcasting Corporation (SSBC), according to his sister…

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South Sudan journalist Bullen Alexander Bala detained for 4 days, charged

On October 16, 2020, agents of South Sudan’s National Security Service (NSS) arrested Bullen Alexander Bala, a reporter with the privately owned Juba Monitor newspaper, as he worked to report on student protests at the University of Juba, according to an Eye Radio report published on October 17 and an individual familiar with the arrest…

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President Salva Kiir gives a speech in Juba on South Sudan's independence day. The family of a broadcasting director say authorities detained the journalist because he did not air the speech. (Reuters/Jok Solomun)

South Sudan detains director of public broadcaster for more than a week

Nairobi, July 18, 2017–South Sudanese authorities should immediately release Adil Faris Mayat, the director of the country’s public broadcaster, South Sudan Broadcasting Corporation, the Committee to Protect Journalist said today. National Security Service agents arrested Mayat in Juba on July 10, according to media reports.

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