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Algerian protesters jailed

A court in Algeria sentenced 21 protesters to six months in jail for “undermining national unity”, official media reported, a month ahead of a...

Life sentences for Cameroon separatist leaders

A Cameroonian court handed life sentences to 10 separatist leaders after finding them guilty of charges including terrorism in their fight to break away...

Increasing number of journalists jailed for doing their jobs

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A near-record number of journalists around the world are behind bars for their work, including two Reuters reporters whose imprisonment in Myanmar has drawn...

Prison sentence for Egyptian poet

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An Egyptian military court sentenced a poet to three years in prison for publishing false news and insulting the military after he...

Cameroon Anglophone activists sentenced to jail

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A court in Cameroon convicted seven activists from the country's Anglophone minority of rebellion and acts of terrorism and gave them sentences...

Jail for Algerian blogger

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An Algerian blogger arrested last year over social media posts has been sentenced to 10 years in prison on espionage and other...

Former Liberian warlord gets 30 years in US prison

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A former Liberian warlord known as "Jungle Jabbah" was sentenced to 30 years in prison for gaining US asylum by lying about...

Tanzanian opposition leaders charged with sedition

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Tanzania charged six opposition leaders with sedition and incitement to violence, a move branded by critics of government as an effort to...

Ugandan court jails Muslim leader for life

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A Ugandan court sentenced a Muslim group leader and three associates to life in prison after their conviction on terrorism charges related...

Three years jail for 50 Egyptian police who went on strike

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An Egyptian court sentenced 50 policemen to three years in prison for organising a strike against working conditions in January, Egypt's official...

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Communicate don’t abrogate!

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The senior officer cadre of the SA National Defence Force (SANDF) communications component, officially the Directorate: Corporate Communication (DCC), employed a barely plausible excuse...