Afrique Ameriques Asie Europe Moyen-Orient Internet Nations unies
 


Reporters Without Borders issues "enemies of press freedom" blacklist

The Blacklist is an attempt to name all those who have personally committed crimes or grave offences against journalists or media and who are still unpunished.

Reporters Without Borders calls on the authorities in the countries concerned to seriously and impartially investigate these cases and to prosecute and punish those responsible.

D.R. Congo


On the blacklist :
Captain Jules (Head of the Republican Guard in Kisangani)
No action so far
 

Black list : D.R. Congo
 

Perpetrator : Captain Jules 
Position : Head of the Republican Guard in Kisangani 
Type of attack  : Physical attack
Place : Kisangani , D.R. Congo
Date : 24.04.2006
Legal action so far  : No action so far
Victim's name and employer  : Anselme Masua, Radio Okapi

The facts  :
As soon as he entered the camp, Masua, who was clearly identified as a journalist from Radio Okapi, was approached by ‘Captain Jules’, head of the Republican Guard, who insulted him, his radio and the MONUC. His men then beat the journalist about the head and body. The same captain then took him back to his office at the MONUC headquarters.