Gendarme physically attacks reporter of the Le Quotidien newspaper for taking pictures.

Gendarme physically attacks reporter of the Le Quotidien newspaper for taking pictures.

30 Dec 2018, by Kez@ClosingSpaces in CS Database

Incidents & Issues

A gendarme  physically attacked Mamadou Sakine, a reporter of the Le Quotidien newspaper for taking pictures of an act of violence by the gendarme against a woman outside of the Court of Appeal premises in Dakar.

Details of Occurrence

Country of OccurrenceSenegal
Date of Occurrence03 Sep 2018
Security Agents InvolvedGendarmerie Nationale Senegalaise
Legal FoundationsArticle 7 and 58 of the Senegalese constitution of 2011
Rights ImplicatedRight to dignity

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