Radio station attacked, vandalized in Sierra Leone

1 Aug

Radio Gbafth, an
independent community radio station in Tonkolili district, was attacked by supporters of a local politician on July 19, according
to local journalists and the Media
Foundation of West Africa
, a Ghana-based press freedom organization. The
politician, John Raka Conteh, also known as Potas, had been invited as a
panelist on one of the station’s programs to discuss the postponement of the
local election, the reports said.

from Committee to Protect Journalists http://cpj.org/2012/08/independent-radio-station-attacked-in-sierra-leone.php

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