Journalist Kwesi Parker-Wilson was assulted by one of the ex-President’s bodyguards.

Journalist Kwesi Parker-Wilson was assulted by one of the ex-President’s bodyguards.

07 Dec 2018, by Database Manager 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 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.
Casualties

The journalist suffered shock, and swelling to his face.

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