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Africa: Burkina Faso

CPJ has called on authorities in Burkina Faso to ensure the safety of journalists Kalifara Séré (left), Adama Bayala, and Serge Atiana Oulon, who went missing in June 2024. (Screenshots: YouTube/BF1, YouTube/BF1, and photo courtesy of L'Événement)

Three journalists disappear, 3 media outlets suspended in Burkina Faso

Jul 3, 2024 | Africa: Burkina Faso

The Burkinabe authorities must do everything possible to find and ensure the safety of missing journalists Serge Atia ...

Jun 3, 2024 | Africa: Burkina Faso

Feebly shaded by trees in the blistering heat, desperate civilians throng a displacement camp in tents and ramshackle sh ...

May 31, 2024 | Africa: Burkina Faso

The United Nations human rights chief is gravely concerned about a rise in killings of civilians across Burkina Faso, ...

May 26, 2024 | Africa: Burkina Faso

Burkina Faso's ruling junta will remain in power for another five years under an accord adopted during national consulta ...

May 26, 2024 | Africa: Burkina Faso

Burkina Faso's military regime, in power since a 2022 coup, will extend its rule for five years under an accord adopted ...

Apr 29, 2024 | Africa: Burkina Faso

Burkina Faso has suspended a swathe of international news organisations, some indefinitely, for airing accusations of an ...

Apr 29, 2024 | Africa: Burkina Faso

Burkina Faso has suspended several international news organisations, some of them for an indefinite period, said a state ...

Apr 28, 2024 | Africa: Burkina Faso

Military-ruled Burkina Faso has rejected as baseless accusations a Human Rights Watch report that soldiers killed at l ...

Apr 28, 2024 | Africa: Burkina Faso

Military-ruled Burkina Faso has rejected as baseless accusations a Human Rights Watch report that soldiers killed at l ...

Apr 27, 2024 | Africa: Burkina Faso

Dakar, 26 April 2024 ndash; The Burkinabe authorities should immediately lift the suspension of BBC Africa and Voice of ...

Apr 27, 2024 | Africa: Burkina Faso

Dakar, 26 April 2024 ndash; The Burkinabe authorities should immediately lift the suspension of BBC Africa and Voice of ...

Apr 26, 2024 | Africa: Burkina Faso

Burkina Faso has suspended the BBC and Voice of America radio networks from broadcasting for airing a rights report accu ...

Apr 25, 2024 | Africa: Burkina Faso

Military forces in Burkina Faso killed 223 civilians, including babies and many children, in attacks on two villages acc ...

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