Chadian authorities neglected to inform Service Ngardjelaï that charges against him had been dismissed, 5 months prior to his release.
Orédjé Narcisse, who worked for the privately owned Radio Cefod, was shot outside his home allegedly by individuals wearing Chadian military uniforms.
Within a space of two days, journalists Janvier Mouatangar and Anner Sabartang based in southwestern Chad are detained by military police officers over their reporting.
Radio journalist Olivier Memnguidé, who was covering a riot in Donia in Chad’s Logone Occidental region, is detained by security forces and accused of rebellion.
Radio journalist Evariste Djaï-Loramadji was killed soon after filing a report on a violent altercation between farmers and herders in restive Sandana, Chad.
The enforcement of 2018 media regulations could lead to the closure of significant print publications and result in massive job losses at private media outlets in Chad.
Chadian radio reporter Ali Hamata Achène has just been sentenced to six months in prison and fined for his Facebook post about the local judicial system’s slowness and cases of alleged corruption.
Prohibitively high digital communication costs make it difficult for Chadians to go online despite the restoration of access to social media platforms after a 16-month disruption.
The editor of a quarterly publication in Chad has been penalised with an exorbitant fine and sentenced to 3 years in prison for defamation.
Two editors were detained on the orders of Chad’s prosecutor-general following their coverage of a trial involving the former health minister Toupta Boguéna.
AFEX welcomes the appeal sent by African Union Special Rapporteur on freedom of expression and access to information, Lawrence Mute, to President Idriss Deby on the social media blackout in Chad.
80 civil society organizations have signed a petition that calls for an immediate end to the blocking of social media platforms in Chad, in effect since March 2018.
On 21 February, media outlets throughout Chad shut down for the day in protest against the often brutal harassment of journalists and the shutdown of radio stations.