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Burkina Faso: TV News Broadcasts Suspended

By Human Rights Watch
Click to expand Image A television shows the cut signal of the France 24 channel, hours after Burkina Faso’s military government suspended the channel on March 27, 2023. © 2023 OLYMPIA DE MAISMONT/AFP via Getty Images (Nairobi) – The decision by Burkina Faso's transitional military government to suspend France 24 broadcasts violates the right to a free and independent media, Human Rights Watch said today. The government should immediately lift the suspension and allow the news channel to broadcast. In a communiqué on March 27, 2023, Burkina Faso’s Communication Minister Rimtalba Jean Emmanuel…

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