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What happened at IFEX at 25?   Marking our 25th anniversary defending freedom of expression and information, we gathered in Montreal for the 2017 IFEX Strategy Conference. The focus was on our version of the ‘3 Rs’ – Rights, Resistance and Resilience. In other words, what our members fight for, the way they fight and […]

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The International Press Centre, Lagos-Nigeria has condemned the murder of Mr. Lawrence Okojie a reporter with the Nigerian Television Authority, Benin City, capital of Edo State-Nigeria, who was allegedly killed by gunmen on the night of Saturday July 8, 2017. Media reports said the deceased was dropped off by NTA staff bus at Ogunola Junction […]

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AFEX Calls for Immediate End to Impunity for Crimes against Journalists in Africa July 5, 2017 The African Freedom of Expression Exchange (AFEX), a network of African freedom of expression groups, has expressed serious concerns about the increased incidents of attacks against journalists, media practitioners and free expression advocates on the continent, and urged governments […]

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The International Press Centre Lagos-Nigeria has expressed concern about the invasion of the Lagos premises of The Sun Newspaper by representatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, (EFCC) on Monday, 12th of June. IPC described the act, done without any legal backing or justification, as a violation of the individual rights of the journalists […]

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LAGOS, May 3, 2017: On the occasion of the World Press Freedom Day 2017, a coalition of media advocacy organizations in Nigeria under the aegis of the Partnership for Media and Democracy in Nigeria (PAMED) is calling on the Federal Government to create an enabling environment for media practice in the country. PAMED, made up […]

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The International Press Centre IPC, Lagos-Nigeria has enjoined the Nigerian media to give more voice to women so that they could be bolder in contributing to the country’s development. Director of IPC, Mr. Lanre Arogundade made the call in a statement today (March 8, 2017) to mark the 2017 International Women’s Day, which celebrates the […]

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The African Freedom of Expression Exchange (AFEX) denounces the harassment of Mr. Abdul Fatoma, the Chief Executive Officer of the Campaign for Human Rights and Development International (CHRDI), a civil society organisation by authorities in Sierra Leone. Over the past two months, Mr. Abdul Fatoma, who is also an anti-corruption activist, has been harassed by […]

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