Protesters attack journalists while police look on.31 Dec 2018, by CS Database in
Incidents & Issues
Journalists who were reporting on the demonstration of aggrieved Old Fadama slum inhabitants were insulted by said inhabitants while taking photographs. They were chased, attacked with stones, and had their cameras destroyed. The police did not defend the journalists during the attack.
Details of Occurrence
|Country of Occurrence||Ghana|
|Date of Occurrence||22 Jun 2015|
|Legal Foundations||Section 15, subsection 2(a); section 18, subsection 2; and section 21, subsection 1(a) of the 1992 constitution|
|Rights Implicated||Freedom from inhuman or degrading treatment, freedom from interference of property, and freedom of the press.|