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Cote d’Ivoire: Detained online activist alleges torture in prison: Soro Tangboho

, Index number: AFR 31/9772/2019

Soro Tangboho alias Carton noir, an outspoken online activist, was arbitrarily arrested on 8 November 2018 in the town of Korhogo (the north of the country). He was detained and subjected to torture and other ill-treatment for while live streaming a video on Facebook showing police officers who were, according to him, extorting money from motorists. He has been accused of disrupting public order. Soro Tangboho is currently hospitalized at the MACA prison clinic.

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