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Attacks on the Press in 2005 - Snapshots: Gabon

Publisher Committee to Protect Journalists
Publication Date February 2006
Cite as Committee to Protect Journalists, Attacks on the Press in 2005 - Snapshots: Gabon, February 2006, available at: http://www.refworld.org/docid/47c5671a1f0.html [accessed 11 July 2014]
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In August, the National Communications Council (CNC), a government-controlled media regulatory body, suspended the independent bimonthly newspaper Nku'u Le Messager over an editorial it said insulted the council. The paper was allowed to reopen three weeks later, after it bowed to the CNC's instructions and reshuffled its editorial team.

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