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In Ethiopia, new printing directive equals pre-censorship, says CPJ

In Ethiopia, new printing directive equals pre-censorship, says CPJ

Ethiopia’s main, state-owned printing company has directed newspaper publishers to censor any content that may draw government prosecution under the country’s antiterrorism law or face cancellation of their printing contracts, according to local journalists and news reports.

Three Ugandan journalists attacked by police

Three Ugandan journalists attacked by police

Ugandan police officers attacked three journalists as they covered the release on bail of jailed opposition leader Kizze Besigye on Wednesday, according to news reports. The journalists are seeking medical treatment for their injuries.