Ex president’ bodyguard assaults journalist.

Ex president’ bodyguard assaults journalist.

31 Dec 2018, by Kez@ClosingSpaces in CS Database

Incidents & Issues

While attempting to take a photo of and interview former President John Dramani Mahama during his campaign tour, journalist Kwesi Parker-Wilson was assulted by one of the ex-President’s bodyguards.

Details of Occurrence

Country of OccurrenceGhana
Date of Occurrence29 Oct 2018
Security Agents InvolvedSecurity detail of an ex-president
Legal FoundationsSection 15, subsection 2(a); and section 21, subsection 1(a) of the 1992 constitution.
Rights ImplicatedFreedom from inhuman or degrading treatment and freedom of the press.


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