The Sun Newspaper Petitions IGP over Harassment, Arrest of its State Correspondent

The Sun Newspaper Petitions IGP over Harassment, Arrest of its State Correspondent Updated

🕔16:25, 28.Apr 2020

The Sun Publishing Limited, publishers of The Sun newspaper titles, has petitioned the Inspector-General of Police, (IGP), Mr. Mohammed Adamu, over the harassment and arrest of its Ebonyi State Correspondent, Mr. Chijioke Agwu, by the State police command Signed by

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UN Special Rapporteur Announces Publication of Report on COVID-19 and Freedom of Expression Updated

🕔16:21, 28.Apr 2020

The United Nations (UN) Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of the right to freedom of opinion and expression, Mr.David Kaye, has announced the publication of his final report as Special Rapporteur, focusing on COVID-19 and Freedom of Expression,

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GNI Publishes Assessment Report of Member Companies, Proposes Measures to Strengthen Free Expression, Privacy in ICT Sector Updated

🕔16:18, 28.Apr 2020

The Global Network Initiative (GNI) has published a public report from an independent assessment of 11 of its member companies with recommendations on how the companies can contribute to protecting and advancing freedom of expression and privacy rights in the information,

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Adamawa State Government Bars Journalists from Government House over COVID-19

Adamawa State Government Bars Journalists from Government House over COVID-19 Updated

🕔16:15, 28.Apr 2020

Governor AhmaduFintiriof Adamawa State on April 22, 2020 banned journalists, with the exception of in-house journalists, from entering Government House, the seat of Government in the State, located in Yola to cover its activities following the discovery of the index

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UN Expert Warns  States Against Halting Freedoms of Assembly, Association in COVID-19 Response

UN Expert Warns  States Against Halting Freedoms of Assembly, Association in COVID-19 Response Updated

🕔15:50, 28.Apr 2020

The United Nations (UN) Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedoms of peaceful assembly and of association, Mr. Clément Voule, has warned that: “States responses to COVID-19 threat should not halt freedoms of assembly and association,” as the pandemic poses

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Whistleblowers Protection Coalition Condemns Governor’s Intimidation of Journalists

Whistleblowers Protection Coalition Condemns Governor’s Intimidation of Journalists Updated

🕔15:46, 28.Apr 2020

The Coalition for Whistleblowers Protection and Press Freedom (CWPPF) has condemned the blatant intimidation, harassment and continuous attack on journalists and media houses by Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi State In a statement issued by Ms Stephanie O. Adams, CWPPF

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Global #KeepItOn Coalition Calls on Indian Government to Lift Internet Restrictions in Jammu and Kashmir During COVID-19 Pandemic

Global #KeepItOn Coalition Calls on Indian Government to Lift Internet Restrictions in Jammu and Kashmir During COVID-19 Pandemic Updated

🕔15:17, 28.Apr 2020

The global #KeepItOnCoalition comprising over 40 freedom of expression non-governmental organisations, including Media Rights Agenda (MRA), has written to the government of India to lift the restriction on 4G high-speed internet access in the Jammu and Kashmir region as a

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Nigerian Bar Association, Ebonyi State Indigenes Denounce Governor’s Ban on Journalists

Nigerian Bar Association, Ebonyi State Indigenes Denounce Governor’s Ban on Journalists Updated

🕔15:14, 28.Apr 2020

The Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) and the Association of Ebonyi State Indigenes in Diaspora, (AESID)on April 23, 2020, condemned the action of the Ebonyi State Governor, Mr. DavidUmahi, in banning two newspaper correspondents in the state: Mr.ChijiokeAgwu of Daily Sun

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ICIC Stresses  Importance of Access to Information During a Global Pandemic 

ICIC Stresses  Importance of Access to Information During a Global Pandemic  Updated

🕔14:33, 28.Apr 2020

The International Conference of Information Commissioners (ICIC) has stressed the vital importance of access to information in the context of a global pandemic considering that the impact of Coronavirus (COVID-19) brings unprecedented challenges for societies nationally and globally. In a

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Local Government Chairman Plots Arrest and Detention of Newspaper Correspondent, as Editors Guild Warns Governor Against Harassing Journalists 

Local Government Chairman Plots Arrest and Detention of Newspaper Correspondent, as Editors Guild Warns Governor Against Harassing Journalists  Updated

🕔14:31, 28.Apr 2020

On April 21, 2020, the Chairman of Ohaukwu Local Government Area of Ebonyi State, Mr. Clement Odah plotted with men of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) of the Nigerian Police to arrest and detain Mr. Pete Okutu, the state correspondent

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