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DRC - Nord-Kivu authorities ban media coverage of Muslim community

Reporters without borders
Reporters Without Borders deplores the ban on any media coverage linked to the local Muslim community that the Higher Council for Broadcasting (CSAC) in the eastern province of Nord-Kivu issued on 28 July, which Muslims celebrate as Eid al-Fitr, the end of the month-long Ramadan fast. CSAC provincial coordinator Musingi Kongolo Annocie said in the communiqué announcing the ban that it was designed to help promote “peace and peaceful cohabitation in Nord-Kivu.” But it forces news media and (...)

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