Media advocates repeat their request to have Congolese journalist Stanis Bujakera released.
Stanis Bujakera is being subjected to a trial with no evidence to support the charge that he fabricated an intelligence agency memo.
A bogus expert report and disturbing comments by DRC’s president points to an undeniable conviction for journalist Stanis Bujakera.
As election draws closer threats and violence against journalists in Nord-Kivu province are on the rise.
Congolese journalist Stanis Bujakera has had his request for provisional release rejected for the fifth time since his imprisonment in September.
Journalist Stanis Bujakera tells RSF that his continued imprisonment puts DRC’s impartiality towards independent media to the test.
Renowned journalist Stanis Bujakera Tshiamala is being held by authorities in the DRC, over an article that does not even bear his name.
As the elections draw closer, the media freedom environment is deteriorating with violence against journalists on the increase.
DRC journalists Louis France Kuzikesa and Will Claes N’lemvo were assaulted by men who identified themselves as members of a Congolese police unit responsible for the protection of senior state officials, and said that Kuzikesa was too critical of President Tshisekedi.
Radio Télévision Sarah remains off air, despite a local appeal court decision authorising that the privately owned station be allowed to reopen and its equipment be returned.
Geonne Djokwa is hospitalised after being brutally attacked while covering a protest in Kinshasa, the capital city of the DRC.
The kidnappers who brutally assaulted journalist Deogratias Dhessaba in a case of mistaken identity, still pose a threat to their intended target.
In just two months, several journalists have been arrested on various charges ranging from insulting government officials to reporting on conflict in the country.
John Ngongo Lomango, the director of a broadcaster, is arrested by intelligence officers for allegedly spreading false news on the conflict in Maniema province.