Security forces assault journalists.

Security forces assault journalists.

30 Dec 2018, by Kez@ClosingSpaces in CS Database

Incidents & Issues

Senegal’s security forces assaulted two journalists, Cheik Anta Diop and Samba Fall from the TFM channel and damaged their camera during a police crackdown on student’ demonstations.

Details of Occurrence

Country of OccurrenceSenegal
Date of Occurrence23 Apr 2018
Security Agents InvolvedThe police
Legal FoundationsArticle 7 and 58 of the Senegalese Constitution
Rights ImplicatedFreedom of media, assembly and expression.


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