Gambia's NIA harasses, detains journalist without charge

From Committee to Protect Journalists - Africa Wed Jan 9 2013, 15:45:02

Abuja, Nigeria, January 9, 2013--Gambian authorities should immediately release Abdoulie John, a journalist who has been detained without charge in Banjul since Monday, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. John has been harassed by the Gambian National Intelligence Agency since early December, news reports said. John, editor of...

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