Guinea Bissau Attorney General Suspends Radio Programme11 Jan 2019, by CS Database in
Incidents & Issues
The Attorney General, António Sedja Man, signed a supoena cancelling a radio program that “discusses important issues affecting the country”, and summoning state broadcaster Radio Guinée Bissau’s (RGB’s) Director General to the Ministry of Justice for “a working meeting”.
Details of Occurrence
|Country of Occurrence||Guinea-Bissau|
|Date of Occurrence||04 Dec 2018|
|Legal Foundations||Article 44 of the constitution.|
|Rights Implicated||Rights to freedom of expression and freedom of press|
Both the president of the Journalists’ Union of Guinea-Bissau and the National Council for Social Communication (Conseil National de la Communication Sociale) (CNCS), condemned the supoena.