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Madagascar: Two Journalists in Jail on World Press Freedom Day

Categories: Sub-Saharan Africa, Madagascar, Breaking News, Citizen Media, Freedom of Speech, Governance, Human Rights, Law, Media & Journalism

Lalatiana Rakotondrazafy et Fidèle Razarapiera, two radio journalists of Free FM Radio in Madagascar are held at the police station [1] [fr] of Betongolo, Antananarivo for libel and diffusing political news [2] [fr] that do not conform with the original radio programming agreement. Blogger Teraka Randriatsoa explains the context of the conflict [3] [fr] between Free FM Radio station, the CEO of Sodiat Group M. Ravatomanga and the ministry of communication.