Togolese Police Target Journalists at Protest


Several journalists, along with a local press freedom group, have reported that police targeted a group of reporters covering an anti-government protest in the capital.
  • Togo:  Police Target Journalists

    Committee to Protect Journalists, 14 January 2013

    At least four journalists were reported injured by police while covering an anti-government protest in Togo's capital, Lomé, on Thursday, according to news reports. read more »

Arresting a protester in Togo. (file photo)

  • Togo:  Togolese Reporter Attacked By Police

    International Freedom of Expression Exchange Clearing House, 19 October 2012

    Justin Anani, a journalist for Le Crocodile weekly was, on October 5, 2012, physically assaulted by police officers while covering a police clamp down on demonstrators belonging to ... read more »

  • Togo:  Simmering Discontent Ahead of Polls

    UN Integrated Regional Information Networks, 24 October 2012

    A recent wave of protests by Togolese opposition groups and a heavy-handed clampdown by security forces have set the scene for a tense struggle for reforms in a country that has ... read more »

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