Cote d’Ivoire: Further information: Online activist sentenced to one year in prison: Soro Tangboho

Index Number: AFR 31/0508/2019

Ivoirian online activist, Soro Tangboho alias Carton Noir was sentenced to one year in prison for ‘disturbing the public order’ and ‘incitement to xenophobia’ on 7 June 2019. He was convicted without a lawyer present. He was arbitrarily arrested on 8 November 2018 in Korhogo town. While detained, he was subjected to torture and other ill-treatment.

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