Cote d’Ivoire / Le Patriote editor released after being held for 24 hours

PARIS, France, February 2, 2012/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Reporters Without Borders notes that Charles Sanga, the managing editor of the daily Le Patriote, was released at 6.35 p.m. yesterday after being held for interrogation for 24 hours at the headquarters of the Directorate for Territorial Surveillance (DST) in Abidjan.

Le Patriote reporter Jean-Claude Coulibaly, who went to the DST yesterday afternoon with his lawyer, was released at the same time as Sanga.

More information about this case: http://en.rsf.org/cote-d-ivoire-newspaper-editor-arrested-for-01-02-2012,41792.html

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Reporters without Borders (RSF)

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