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Our client has not made U-turn – ModernGhana journalist’s lawyer insists

Our client has not made U-turn – ModernGhana journalist's lawyer insists 1

Follow @hiplifehiphop The ModernGhana journalist who was arrested and detained by the National Security Council early this week insists he was never tortured by the operatives there. Lawyer for Emmanuel Britwum, Debora Asabere-Ameyaw in a statement said claims by a private legal practitioner that her client was tortured have all …

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‘Speak against torture of ModernGhana editors’ – Kwakye Ofosu to Ghana Media

‘Speak against torture of ModernGhana editors’ – Kwakye Ofosu to Ghana Media 4

Former Deputy Minister of Communication under the erstwhile NDC government, Felix Kwakye Ofosu has admonished Ghanaian journalists to publicise the ills of the Akufo-Addo government. He said the “Ghanaian media tends to mollycuddle the NPP”, adding that the reluctance of majority of press men to throw light on the bad …

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State withdraws case against Modern Ghana journalists

State withdraws case against Modern Ghana journalists 6

The state has discontinued the case against two Modern Ghana journalists. Senior State Attorney, Stella Ohene Appiah in an application on Friday, July 5 told the court they do not intend to continue with the case at this stage. The Accra High Court after application discharged the Modern Ghana journalists …

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‘Speak against torture of ModernGhana editors’ – Kwakye Ofosu to Ghana Media

‘Speak against torture of ModernGhana editors’ – Kwakye Ofosu to Ghana Media 8

Former Deputy Minister of Communication under the erstwhile NDC government, Felix Kwakye Ofosu has admonished Ghanaian journalists to publicise the ills of the Akufo-Addo government. He said the “Ghanaian media tends to mollycuddle the NPP”, adding that the reluctance of majority of press men to throw light on the bad …

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No torture against ModernGhana journalist – Medical Report

No torture against ModernGhana journalist – Medical Report 10

The Medical Report on the Modern Ghana Deputy Editor, Emmanuel Ajarfo Abugri, appears to show no evidence of torture against him by National Security. Mr. Abugri alleged on Saturday after his release from National Security custody that he was tortured with electric shocks and severely beaten. He was arrested last …

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Police charge ModernGhana journalist with ‘stealing’

Police charge ModernGhana journalist with ‘stealing’ 12

Police have slapped, Emmanuel Ajarfor Abugri the editor of online news portal, modernghana.com, with three charges. The journalist will be put before court to answer to the charge of conspiracy to commit crime to wit stealing, unauthorized access to electronic records and stealing. Mr. Ajarfor, reported at the police station …

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I was tortured, tasered, punched, kicked; I cried like a baby – ModernGhana Deputy Editor

I was tortured, tasered, punched, kicked; I cried like a baby – ModernGhana Deputy Editor 14

Mr Emmanuel Ajarfor Abugri, the Deputy Editor of online news portal ModernGhana, who was arrested together with Mr Emmanuel Yeboah Britwum, a reporter, has said that he was tortured and beaten by National Security operatives while in detention following a raid of their office and their subsequent arrest. Mr Abugri, …

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National Security’ raids ModernGhana offices; arrests editors

National Security’ raids ModernGhana offices; arrests editors 16

A group of men introducing themselves as National Security operatives have raided the office of online news outlet, ModernGhana, and arrested at least three editors, according to an editor of the website. Editor-In-Chief William Nana Beeko said the raid was carried out Thursday after a publication was made about the …

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