Burkina Faso

Burkina Faso

Thu, 23 Nov 2023 04:47:15 GMT
Burkina Faso Conscripts 2 Journalists Critical of Junta, Another Fears Kidnapping
[CPJ] Dakar -- Burkinabe authorities must revoke the military conscription of journalists Issaka Lingani and Yacouba Ladji Bama and ensure the safety of journalist Boureima Ouedraogo in the face of kidnap threats, the Committee to Protect Journalists...

Tue, 21 Nov 2023 09:12:15 GMT
80% of Namibia's Children Not Getting Enough Water Daily
[Namibian] Eight out of every 10 children in Namibia do not have enough water to meet their daily needs.

Sun, 12 Nov 2023 07:33:47 GMT
Media, Rights Groups Slam Military Junta For Conscripting Critics, Activists, Journalists
[DW] The Burkinabe junta has requisitioned critics, activists and journalists for its anti-jihadist fight, but rights groups say the "general mobilization" is a strategy to silence dissenting voices.

Thu, 09 Nov 2023 04:48:12 GMT
Burkina Faso - Emergency Law Targets Dissidents
[HRW] Nairobi -- Burkina Faso's military junta is using a sweeping emergency law against perceived dissidents to expand its crackdown on dissent, Human Rights Watch said today. Between November 4 and 5, 2023, the Burkinabe security forces notified in...

Sat, 04 Nov 2023 12:12:43 GMT
Liberal Democracy Is in Crisis, Does It Need Rethinking?
[African Arguments] Authoritarianism is on the rise, coups back in fashion, and elections reduced to a perfunctory ritual. How do we reverse the slide?