Gendarme Assaults and Injures Journalist.

Gendarme Assaults and Injures Journalist.

11 Jan 2019, by Kez@ClosingSpaces in CS Database

Incidents & Issues

A Gendarme assaulted and injured Guezouma Sanogo, a journalist at the Radio Burkina state radio–who was also president of the Association of Burkina Faso Journalists–during the country’s National Peasant’s Day, allegedly because he did not obey established security measures.

Details of Occurrence

Country of OccurrenceBurkina Faso
Date of Occurrence12 May 2017
Security Agents InvolvedNational Gendarmerie
Legal FoundationsArticle 2 of the Burkinafaso Constitution
Rights ImplicatedRight to Dignity

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