Motive behind murder of journalist Joao Chamusse is unclear but his phone and laptop are missing.
Two TVM journalists told CPJ that they felt humiliated and were worried about their safety after some of the supporters present at the event started chanting “Get out” and that TVM was “rubbish.”
Mozambican journalist Rosario Cardoso faces the wrath of police officers after he questioned them about soliciting kickbacks during an evening patrol.
After meeting with a diverse array of stakeholders, a high-level International Press Institute delegation expressed its concern at Mozambique’s deteriorating media freedom environment.
Amended anti-terror law awaiting President Felipe Nyusi’s signature contains heavy penalties for journalists reporting on specific topics, such as the insurgency in Cabo Delgado.
The Mozambican government’s pedestrian approach to the disappearance of Ibraimo Mbaruco perpetuates a culture of impunity that poses great risk to journalists.
Prior to its Universal Peer Review process in 2021, civil society organisations are calling on Mozambican authorities to enhance media freedom, digital rights and freedom of expression.
Mozambican authorities are being urged to investigate the arson attack on the offices of the ‘Canal de Moçambique’, which publishes an independent weekly investigative newspaper and daily digital publication ‘CanalMoz’.
While investigating alleged police extortion, journalist Omardine Omar was assaulted by officers and detained, and subsequently convicted and fined for civil disobedience.
Media freedom and human rights organisations have requested the United Nations Working Group on Enforced or Involuntary Disappearances undertake an independent and impartial investigation into the disappearance of journalist Ibraimo Mbaruco in northeastern Mozambique 3 months ago.
Reporters Without Borders plead with Mozambican authorities to share information on the whereabouts of journalist Ibraimo Abu Mbaruco, allegedly abducted by soldiers in early April from the restive province of Cabo Delgado.
Member organisations of the AFEX together with regional and international organisations advocating for media freedom are calling on authorities in Mozambique to unconditionally release journalist Amade Abubacar who has been in jail since January this year.
Military personnel picked up journalist Amade Abubacar in Macomia, a town in Mozambique’s Cabo Delgado province. He is accused of colluding with militants that have sown terror in the northern Mozambican region.
Mozambican journalist Amade Abubacar was arrested by police and is being held at a military prison in Cabo Delgado allegedly for his coverage of Islamist insurgencies in the area.