9 December 1999

Alert

Three journalists released


Incident details

Ali Meidal Waiss, Daher Ahmed Farah, Moussa Ahmed Idriss

journalist(s)

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**Updates IFEX alerts of 22 October, 23 September, 2 September and 31 August 1999**


(RSF/IFEX) - On 8 December 1999, the three journalists who had been jailed in Djibouti were released. They are Moussa Ahmed Idriss, director of the newspaper "Le Temps", Ali Meidal Waiss, co-director of "Le Temps" and Daher Ahmed Farah, director of "Le Renouveau".



The two newspapers, which were suspended for six months, have still not begun publishing anew. As such, no opposition newspapers are currently published in Djibouti.




Source

Reporters Without Borders
47, rue Vivienne
75002 Paris, France
rsf (@) rsf.org


Fax:+33 1 45 23 11 51
Djibouti
 
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