Although some measures have been taken to reduce a little bit the suffocating atmosphere of censorship and official news control (the websites of international human rights NGOs and of exile media have been accessible since mid-September) the situation of press freedom remains dire, notes a new report of the Committee to Protect Journalists. More substantive changes will be needed if we are to believe in a "new beginning" in a country that has suffered for decades the iron rule of military dictatorship.
Please for more info, read
The CPJ report
The ICG report
My column in Le Soir (in French)