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DRC - Street renamed “Media Freedom Street” by city's mayor

Reporters without borders
Reporters Without Borders hails last weekend's decision by the mayor of Butembo, a city in the troubled eastern province of Nord-Kivu, to rename one of the city's streets “Media Freedom Street.” “We welcome this gesture by Butembo's mayor,” Reporters Without Borders said. “It is an unusual initiative in a country and even more so a region – Nord-Kivu – where the security situation for journalists is very fragile and media freedom is often flouted. “Apparently intended to encourage news providers (...)

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