Togo: Detained community leader wrongly charged: Salomée T. Abalodo

Salomée T. Abalodo, a farmer and community leader, has been charged with ‘rebellion’ and ‘participation in an unauthorised protest’. She was arrested in the district of Pagouda (Kara, northern region of Togo) on 13 April after taking pictures of wounded protestors and asking the local authorities to keep security forces from using excessive force on peaceful demonstrators. She is detained at a prison in Kara.

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