Free Expression Monitor April-June, 2017

The second quarter recorded 33 violations.The violations were recorded in nine countries. Nigeria recorded nine, followed by Togo with five. Mali and Mauritania followed with four violations each, with Ghana and Guinea recording three each. Burkina Faso recorded two, same as Niger, while Senegal witnessed a single violation.

Security agents (14) and state officials (8) were the leading perpetrators, accounting for 66 percent of the violations.

There were two killings; one of a journalist in Nigeria and the other a student demonstrator in Niger.

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