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Free Speech: Nigerians Protest End to Fuel Subsidy

Protesters in Nigeria marched against a government decision to end a popular consumer fuel subsidy, which has sent prices soaring in the oil-rich nation. Demonstrators in Lagos Tuesday chanted as they carried banners and signs critical of President Goodluck Jonathan.

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Jailed Cameroonian Musician Fights for Freedom of Expression

Source: VOA – By   One of Cameroon‘s best known and most controversial musicians, Lapiro de Mbanga, is spending this year’s fifth annual International Music Freedom Day at a Douala courthouse not far from his jail cell.  Lapiro is citing

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