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Cote d'Ivoire: Opposition Leader in need of medical care: Alain Lobognon

, Index number: AFR 31/2080/2020

Alain Lobognon, a member of parliament of Cote d’Ivoire and founder member of the political party Generations and People in Solidarity (GPS), is being detained in Agboville Prison, in south-eastern Cote d’Ivoire. He was arrested in the capital Abidjan on 24 December 2019, and charged with ‘publishing false news, undermining public order and the authority of the state’. He is in need of urgent medical attention.

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