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Sudan's military coup and the stifling of speech | The Listening Post

Al Jazeera, 20 Nov 2021
Sudan’s flirtation with democracy ends in a coup d’etat - how far will the junta go to control what we know about the story?

Contributors:
Mohanad Hashim - journalist
Jonas Horner - deputy director, Horn of Africa, Crisis Group
Yassmin Abdel-Magied, writer and broadcaster
Raga Makawi - editor, Africa Arguments

On our radar:
As Myanmar’s military courts sentence journalists arrested after the coup that removed democratically elected Aung San Suu Kyi, producer Nicholas Muirhead talks Richard Gizbert about the release of American journalist Danny Fenster.

Eric Zemmour: The political rise of France’s far-right polemicist
Far-right French journalist Eric Zemmour has yet to declare himself a presidential candidate - but has he already set the tone for next year’s election?

Contributors:
Rokhaya Diallo - contributor, C8 and The Washington Post newspaper
Christophe Deloire - secretary-general, Reporters Without Borders
Aurelien Mondon - associate professor of politics, University of Bath

00:00 Intro
02:15 Sudan’s military coup
11:13 Myanmar’s military courts sentence journalists
13:39 The political rise of Eric Zemmour
24:48 Endnote
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