Africa: RSF’s 2020 Round-Up – 35 Percent Rise in Number of Women Journalists Held Arbitrarily

[RSF] Worldwide, a total of 387 journalists are currently detained in connection with their work, 54 are held hostage and four are missing, according to the first part of the annual round-up of abusive treatment of journalists published today by Reporters Without Borders (RSF). The total held at the end of 2020 is almost the same as last year, despite a big increase in press freedom violations and arrests linked to the coronavirus pandemic.Read the Original Article