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Burkina Faso - Media coverage curtailed after Burkina Faso coup

Reporters without borders
Reporters Without Borders is alarmed by the situation in Burkina Faso, where the soldiers who staged a coup d'état yesterday have silenced most privately-owned radio and TV stations and are controlling the state-owned national TV broadcaster, RTB. The coup began when members of the Presidential Security Regiment (RSP) – former President Blaise Compaoré's praetorian guard – stormed the presidential palace during a cabinet meeting yesterday afternoon and took transitional President Michel Kafando, (...)

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