Friday, July 23, 2010

Demand Release of Journalists in Cote d'Ivoire

Visit to help defend these journalists:

This past week, three journalists in the West African nation of Cote d'Ivoire were arrested and accused of stealing confidential documents after their newspaper, Le Nouveau Courrier, published the findings of a report into graft allegations against former officials from the Coffee and Cocoa Bourse (BCC).

Managing Editor Stéphane Guédé, News Editor Théophile Kouamouo, and Editor-in-Chief Saint-Claver Oula remain in jail as of this posting.
Demand Release of Journalists Who Exposed Human Rights Abuses in the Cocoa Industry

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