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As Africa remains on COVID-19 lockdown, journalists across the continent report having their rights violated by security forces. Cases of physical violence are on the rise. Is coronavirus killing press freedom in Africa?
Every month, the One Free Press Coalition draws attention to unresolved cases of crimes against journalists. In April, the list includes the cases of Mohammad Mosaed, Maria Ressa and Alaa Abdelfattah.
More and more African countries have laws against online hate speech. In practice, however, these laws often lead to censorship. And a German law may have served as a model.
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