Djibouti: Further information on unfair trial / prisoners of conscience

Djibouti: Further information on unfair trial / prisoners of conscience

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Index Number: AFR 23/009/1999
Date Published: 25 October 1999
Categories: Africa, Djibouti

On 20 October 1999 a court of appeal upheld the convictions of Ali Meidal Wais and Daher Ahmed Farah for ‘spreading false news' and sentenced both men to six months' imprisonment. A third journalist, Moussa Ahmed Idriss, remains in prison having been found guilty of violently resisting arrest after an unfair trial on 6 October


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