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West Africa: Decline of free expression violations in second quarter of 2017

West Africa: Decline of free expression violations in second quarter of 2017

The second quarter report of the MFWA's Free Expression Monitor for 2017 (April-June) recorded 33 violations, down from the 47 recorded during the first quarter (January-March). However, the freedom of expression environment in the sub-region still faces formidable challenges with perpetrators of violations enjoying absolute impunity.

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