This information by Leonard Proske, Julia van Leuven is published in Deutsche Welle:
Hounded: African journalists in exile,’ a new book published by the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS), features sixteen personal accounts of journalists from sixteen African countries who were forced into exile.
“Exile for journalists is not something of the past – that it happened only in the 1970s and 1980s, as we might assume. The harassment of journalists did not stop with economic liberalization and multi-partyism,” Christoph Plate, Director Media Programme Subsahara Africa at KAS, told DW.
Plate said that the number of journalists who are being driven out of their countries is increasing, adding that “the accessibility of media and the growing digitization does not necessarily come with a freer climate for journalists.”
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