Gambia ALERT: Newspaper editor attacked

Baron Eloagu, a Nigerian news editor of a Banjul-based privately-owned
newspaper the “Daily Express” newspaper was on December 10, 2006
violently attacked by four unknown assailants for allegedly writing
stupid things about the Gambia.

Media Foundation for West Africa (MFWA) sources say on the night of
the incident, while Baron was on his way home from work, the attackers
numbering about four ambushed and subjected him to severe beatings.

The assailants fled with the personal belongings of the journalist.

Prof. Kwame Karikari
Executive Director
Tel: 233 21 242470
Fax: 233 21 221084

Posted on Thursday, December 21, 2006 (Archive on Saturday, December 30, 2006)
Posted by PNMBAI  Contributed by PNMBAI
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