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S. Sudan journalist ‘freed after months held without charge’

February 20
08:29 2016

South Sudanese security forces have released a journalist held for two months without charge, who had criticised the government's handling of a two-year civil war, reports said Saturday. The arrest of Joseph Afandy in December sparked condemnation from rights groups including Amnesty International and the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ). Colleagues and friends told Juba's Eye Radio and Radio Tamazuj that Afandy was now home.

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