Attacks on the Press in 2005 - Snapshots: Ghana

Publisher Committee to Protect Journalists
Publication Date February 2006
Cite as Committee to Protect Journalists, Attacks on the Press in 2005 - Snapshots: Ghana, February 2006, available at: [accessed 15 August 2018]
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Frank Boahene, editor of the private weekly Free Press, was jailed for 15 days in July for contempt of court. The ruling stemmed from failure to appear in court over the paper's alleged refusal to comply with a November 2004 civil libel ruling.

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