Security forces summoned journalists

Security forces summoned journalists

07 Dec 2018, by Database Manager in CS Database

Incidents & Issues

Security forces summoned journalists who were involved in creation and television broadcast of a video critical of conditions at the Lome Civil Prison, the country’s largest. They were called for questioning for putting a video out without approval

Details of Occurrence

Country of OccurrenceBenin Republic
Date of Occurrence18 Aug 2015
Security Agents InvolvedSecurity Forces
Legal FoundationsArticle 26 of the 1992 constitution
Rights Implicatedfreedom of Speech and Press (violence and harrassment)

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