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How Nigeria’s police used telecom surveillance to

Thursday, February 13, 2020
As reporters for Nigeria rsquo;s Premium Times newspaper, Samuel Ogundipe and Azeezat Adedigba told CPJ they spoke often over the phone. They had no idea that their regular conversations about work and their personal lives were creating a record of their friendship. On August 9, 2018, Ogun ...

CPJ welcomes call for targeted sanctions to protect journalists

Thursday, February 13, 2020
When the U.K. launched an initiative to support media freedom in the waning days of Jeremy Hunt rsquo;s tenure as foreign minister, CPJ was skeptical that this government-led effort would be more than a feel-good campaign. However, we chose to engage, given the current vacuum of leadership on press ...

Jailed Nigerian journalist Agba Jalingo to face cybercrime charge in court

Thursday, February 13, 2020
New York, February 12, 2020 -- The Committee to Protect Journalists today called on Nigerian authorities to drop all charges against Agba Jalingo, the publisher of the privately owned news website CrossRiverWatch, and set him free. Jalingo is set to appear at a federal high court in Calabar c ...

CPJ Safety Advisory: Covering the coronavirus outbreak

Tuesday, February 11, 2020
Since the first cases of the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) were recorded in Wuhan, China, in December 2019, the infection has quickly spread to all of mainland China and to at least 27 other countries and territories around the world, according to news reports and the U.S. Centers for Disease Contro ...

AHRC Women Delegation to attend the CSW 64th UN-Women Conference in New York Cit

Monday, February 10, 2020
The American Human Rights Council (AHRC-USA) is pleased to announce that its women delegation will be joining other women from around the world in attending UN Women - United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and Empowerment of Women 2019 64th session of the Commission on the Status of Women. The s ...

Al-Qaeda leader in Yemen killed by US

Friday, February 7, 2020
http://cdn.thenigerianvoice.com/images/content/272020104233 image19.jpeg THE White House on Thursday confirmed that the United States had killed Qasim al-Rimi, the leader of al-Qaeda's affiliate in Yemen. At the direction of President Donald J. Trump, the United States conducte ...

President Trump Acquitted Of Abuse Of Power By US Senate

Wednesday, February 5, 2020
The US Senate Wednesday acquitted President Donald Trump of abuse of power, the first of two impeachment charges, following a historic two-week trial. The Republican-majority Senate voted 52-48 to acquit Trump of charges that he withheld military aid to Ukraine to pressure Kiev to investigate pol ...

Navigating the Storms at the UN Security Council

Wednesday, February 5, 2020
Tensions are mounting among the permanent five members of the UN Security Council. After a series of rows over the Middle East, and with further disputes on the horizon, the five should convene a September summit as proposed by France and Russia to contain their differences. Splits among t ...
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