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6 Jun 2016

on 3 June 2016, Burkinabe journalist Lohé Issa Konaté was awarded $70,000 in compensation for the harm he suffered as a result of his year-long detention for charges of criminal defamation.

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26 May 2016

On 25 May 2016, award-winning Azerbaijani journalist Khadija Ismayilova was released from prison in Azerbaijan.

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19 Apr 2016

The ECOWAS court will hold a hearing in Cote d’Ivoire on Tuesday in the case of Federation of African Journalists (FAJ) and others v. The Gambia.

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Huge thanks to Nani Jansen for all her amazing work as MLDI Legal Director https://t.co/JyrmYKzBlY 1 week 1 day ago
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RT : More coverage of the great result in Konate v. Burkina Faso (): https://t.co/8eOWCCW1CU 1 week 5 days ago
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The hearing in FAJ and Ors v. The Gambia listed to take place before ECOWAS Court on 15 June has been adjourned until October 1 week 5 days ago
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RT : With thanks to for their fantastic work on the case! https://t.co/729z8TfLWw 3 weeks 1 day ago