African Freedom of Expression Organisations Demand Safety of Journalists On the Continent

[MISA-Swaziland]The newly established freedom of expression network, African Freedom of Expression Exchange (AFEX) has deplored the current state of attacks, arrests, detentions, incarcerations and harassments meted out to journalists while on their job in many countries on the continent. The network specifically notes the troubling conditions in Eritrea, Ethiopia, Nigeria and Somalia which make the practice of journalism unsafe with the tendency undermining the right to freedom of expression. These came up at the first G