Protesters attack journalists while police look on.

Protesters attack journalists while police look on.

31 Dec 2018, by Kez@ClosingSpaces in CS Database

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 OccurrenceGhana
Date of Occurrence22 Jun 2015
Legal FoundationsSection 15, subsection 2(a); section 18, subsection 2; and section 21, subsection 1(a) of the 1992 constitution
Rights ImplicatedFreedom from inhuman or degrading treatment, freedom from interference of property, and freedom of the press.


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