Ghana: In Ghana, Private Individuals Threaten 1 Journalist, Police Harass 2 Others

Authorities in Ghana should investigate the recent threats to and harassment of journalists Emmanuel Ohene-Gyan, Rebecca Asheley Amarh, and Philip Akutey Azu and ensure their safety, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today.

On June 12, Ohene-Gyan, an editor with the privately-owned radio broadcaster Empire FM, reported that Kobina Kurentsir Sam, the mayor of Ghana’s western Sekondi-Takoradi city, had died of COVID-19, the journalist told CPJ in conversations on the phone and via messaging…

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