Bestway Zottor

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Four years since murder of Ahmed Hussein-Suale Divela, Ghana’s journalists still attacked with impunity

The January 16, 2019, murder of Ghanaian journalist Ahmed Hussein-Suale Divela, who was gunned down by unidentified men months after threats by a local politician, sent shockwaves through the country’s press corps and yielded promises from leaders to find the killers and bring them to justice. But four years later – despite police assurances of progress and two arrests – nobody has been…

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Police officers are seen in Accra, Ghana, on March 28, 2018. Police recently arrested Radio Tongu director Bestway Zottor, and authorities suspended the station's broadcast license. (Reuters/Francis Kokoroko)

Radio Tongu broadcaster suspended, director arrested in Ghana

Abuja, Nigeria, March 11, 2020 — Ghanaian authorities should lift the suspension on broadcaster Radio Tongu and drop the police investigation against journalist Bestway Zottor, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today.

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