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A community radio journalist from Central African Republic who was thought dead is actually alive.

Reporters Without Borders reported that Elisabeth Blanche Olofio is in the capital Bangui, treating her physical and psychological scars.

UNESCO condemned the journalist’s death Jan. 15 after the Community Radio Association (ARC) reported it some days before. It first seemed that a group of rebels linked to the Séleka coalition killed her when they assaulted the radio station the journalist was working at in the town of Bambari.

What happened, Reporters Without Borders said is that around 30 rebels destroyed her house as a “reprisal for her sharp tongue” when doing her job as a journalist. Olofio was injured during the attack, but not killed.

International Freedom of Expression Exchange rapidly published the news both on its website and its Facebook page to announce the good news.

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