Clementine has a degree in French with International studies. Her blog mixes a summary of press freedom around the world (using information from Reporters Without Borders where she is a volunteer) with politics and current affairs from the African continent. She currently works as a freelance journalist in Paris.
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Harare International Festival of the Arts: Zimbabwe's artistic community navigate carefully around state censorship.

At the time this article was written, officials from a certain national security agency passed through the lobby of a hotel that shall not be named, causing the authors to glance somewhat nervously over their shoulders and to speak in hushed tones...

Global press freedom: Looking back on 2011, pushing forward in 2012...

As some of us mark the start of a new year, it remains to be seen whether it will herald an improvement in global press freedom. 2011 saw a 16% increase in the number of journalists killed and a surge in arrests compared to 2010.

Walking Through a Minefield at Midnight

A special post paying homage to the African journalists who are spearheading efforts to expose corruption and defend press freedom on the African continent.

...but who shall command the skylark not to sing?

As winter sets in here in Europe, journalists around the world are bracing themselves for more than just long, cold nights. Many face harassment, intimidation and violence in their attempts to investigate and speak out for those who cannot.

The bumpy road ahead...

Each month, this blog will feature examples of the continuing threat to press freedom around the world as well as stories from the African continent.