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Round-up - what's in the news

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Latest news regarding press freedom and freedom of expression on the African continent. 


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Liberia to join movement to end criminal defamation

WAN-IFRA has welcomed Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf’s commitment to press freedom after her public endorsement of the Declaration of Table Mountain, WAN-IFRA's continent-wide call to repeal criminal defamation and 'insult' laws.

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William Granger

Date

2012-05-09 15:46

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