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Mauritius jails journalist for contempt of court

October 20, 2011 6:27 PM ET

New York, October 20, 2011--Authorities in Mauritius today imprisoned a journalist for contempt of the Supreme Court and levied two fines over coverage of a case, according to local journalists and news reports. The Committee to Protect Journalists condemned the sentences. Editor-in-Chief Dharmanand Dooharika of the private weekly Samedi...

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Attacks on the Press 2002: Africa Analysis

March 31, 2003 12:10 PM ET

Although the Kenya-based East African Standard, one of Africa's oldest continuously published newspapers, marked its 100th anniversary in November, journalism remains a difficult profession on the continent, with adverse government policies and multifaceted economic woes still undermining the full development of African media....

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Newspaper offices besieged by angry supporters of prime minister

September 7, 2000 12:00 PM ET

New York, September 7, 2000 --- An irate crowd of some three dozen people calling themselves agents of Mauritian prime minister Navin Ramgoolam's Labor Party staged a loud demonstration in front of the offices of Le Mauricien and L'express, the island's leading independent dailies. Wielding sticks and shouting slogans, the...

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