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South Sudan Journalist Detained for Weeks Without Charge

Media rights group the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) called Wednesday for the release of a South Sudanese reporter who allegedly has been in detention for nearly three weeks. The CPJ said in a statement that Radio Miraya reporter, George Livio, was detained on August 22 in Wau. The CPJ’s East Africa representative, Tom Rhodes, said that under South Sudan’s penal code, the authorities must either release Livio or take him to court within 24...

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