Journalist Kwesi Parker-Wilson was assulted by one of the ex-President’s bodyguards.07 Dec 2018, by CS Database in
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 Occurrence||Ghana|
|Date of Occurrence||29 Oct 2018|
|Security Agents Involved||Security detail of ex-president|
|Legal Foundations||Section 15, subsection 2(a); and section 21, subsection 1(a) of the 1992 constitution.|
|Rights Implicated||Freedom from inhuman or degrading treatment, and freedom of the press.|
The journalist suffered shock, and swelling to his face.