Swiss police said Wednesday they had arrested six members of the Cameroonian president’s security staff over an attack on a journalist in Geneva that sparked a diplomatic incident.
A journalist arrested last week as he covered Algeria’s weekly anti-regime demonstration said Monday that he was beaten, insulted and humiliated for eight hours.
A Somali journalists’ association Sunday slammed the actions of police who it said threatened to shoot reporters trying to access the scene of a car bombing near parliament, and warned of a “worsening situation” for the country’s press.
Condolences continue to pour in for veteran journalist Sefako Nyaka who passed away on Saturday.
Ghanaian journalist Ahmed Husein, who helped expose corruption in African football, was hailed a “national hero” on Friday, as his friends and family gathered for his funeral.