Police Assaults Journalists on Duty

Police Assaults Journalists on Duty

12 Dec 2018, by Kez@ClosingSpaces in CS Database

Incidents & Issues

Some police officers assaulted Mahamadou Sacko, an intern from Le Prétoire Newspaper who was filming the demolition of a garage by the Police. They detained him and seized his telephone and his motorcycle.

Details of Occurrence

Country of OccurrenceMali
Date of Occurrence13 Apr 2018
Security Agents InvolvedThe Malian Police
Legal FoundationsArticle 3 and 7 of the Malian Constitution
Rights ImplicatedRights to Dignity and Freedom of Press


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