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Call for criminal defamation charges to be dropped against journalist

Reporters Without Borders is joining nine other NGOs in demanding the withdrawal of criminal defamation charges against Angolan journalist Rafael Marques de Morais, who is due to go on trial on 24 March. The special rapporteurs on freedom of expression and human rights defenders of the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights and the United Nations are urged to support this call.

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