West African Free Expression Monitor July-September 2016

The Monitor covers findings from the monitoring and tracking of FoE violations and other developments in the third quarter of 2016 (July-September, 2016).

Twenty-five FoE violations were recorded in the period under review, a reduction of about 44 percent compared to findings of the corresponding quarter of 2015 (July-September).

Freedom of expression violations were reported in 10 countries. These were Benin, Ghana, Guinea, Liberia, Mali, Mauritania, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, The Gambia and Togo. Details about the number of incidents and type of incidents reported in each country can be found here.

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