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All of the organisations below are speaking out for press freedom in Africa.

All of the organisations below have joined the campaign calling on African heads of state to repeal insult laws and criminal defamation and set a free press higher on the agenda.

If you belong to an organisation that promotes press freedom and you would like to join the campaign, please contact Alison Meston.


African Organisations


The African Editors Forum

Freedom of Expression Institute

Media Institute of Southern Africa

Media Foundation for West Africa


The Egyptian Organization for Human Rights

Institute for the Advancement of Journalism

South African National Editors' Forum

Journaliste En Danger, RDC

National Union of Somali Journalists 

African Media Initiative

Center for Media Studies and Peace Building, Liberia

Media Rights Agenda

International Organisations


International Pen

Reporters Sans Frontières/Reporters Without Borders

Article 19

Index on Censorship

International Press Institute

Committee to Protect Journalists

Freedom House

International Publishers Association

Media Legal Defence Initiative


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Alison Meston


2011-02-16 17:49

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WAN-IFRA’s Declaration of Table Mountain is an earnest appeal to all Africans, particularly those in power, to recognise that political and economic progress flourishes in a climate where the press is free and independent of governmental, political or economic control. Read more ...