Protest Activities of Student Unions Banned on All Public Universities in Republic of Benin

Protest Activities of Student Unions Banned on All Public Universities in Republic of Benin

12 Dec 2018, by Kez@ClosingSpaces in CS Database

Incidents & Issues

Following an executive order on the 5th of October, 2016, the activities of student organisations on all campuses of the four public universities in the country was banned after students’ agitations against new administrative measures at the Université d’Abomey-Calavi.

 

Details of Occurrence

Country of OccurrenceBenin Republic
Date of Occurrence05 Oct 2016
Security Agents InvolvedThe Country' Executive Council of Ministers
Legal FoundationsArticle 25 of the Constitution of the Republic of Benin
Rights ImplicatedRights to freedom of association, assembly, procession and of demonstration.

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