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Gabriel Idibia told CPJ he recieved medical care at a local hospital after he was punched by a police officer on his left eye on June 11 in Kaduna, the capital city of Nigeria’s northern Kaduna State. (Photo: Gabriel Idibia)

Nigeria police arrest, detain, assault journalist Gabriel Idibia while in custody

On June 11, police officers in Kaduna, the capital city of Nigeria’s northern Kaduna State, arrested Gabriel Idibia, a correspondent and freelancer with the privately owned Daily Times and Daybreak Nigeria news sites, while he was taking photos of the officers guiding a large group of cattle across a road, according media reports, Idibia and Daybreak Nigeria publisher Austin Maho, who both spoke to CPJ.  Idibia…

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