World Press Freedom Day 2024

Illustration : Journée mondiale de la liberté de la presse 2024

🌐 World Press Freedom Day 🌐
The e-RIGHTS project, funded by the European Union and supported by the Lille Bar, aims to promote the rights of the Nigerian population in the digital sphere.
🗣 Project activities include training and awareness-raising for key players on digital security and rights, and much more.
🔎 For more details, read our 2023 Activity Report:
❗These actions are particularly important in a context where journalists in Nigeria are facing acts of intimidation, as illustrated by the case of Mr Nonso Nkwa, who was arrested and detained without access to his family or a lawyer for 5 days. These incidents create a climate of oppression that hinders the work of professionals in the sector and compromises press freedom in the country.
🤝 Avocats Sans Frontières France - ASF France and its partners are helping to strengthen the resilience of journalists and activists while advocating for a media environment that is safer and more respectful of fundamental rights in Nigeria.

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