Reporters Sans Frontières (RSF) has once again reacted to the release of the two Togolese journalists arrested last month for defaming some members of government. This time the Paris based NGO calls on Togo's leaders to lift juridical control on the colleagues
Isidore Kouwonou, the Togolese journalist who is under judicial supervision in the case of his detained colleagues, Ferdinand Ayité and Joël Egah, was heard yesterday by the senior investigating magistrate of the Lomé Court.
Like the Paris-based organization RSF, the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) has also called on the Togolese authorities to release the colleagues Ferdinand Ayité, Joël Egah and to lift judicial review on Isidore Kowonou.
The Chief editor of the newspaper "L’Alternative" Ferdinand Ayité remained in police custody at the Brigade de Recherches et d'Investigations (BRI) of the Togolese National Police, the newspaper announced on Thursday evening.
After, L'Alternative, L'indépendance Express and others, it is the weekly "The Guardian" which is the subject of suspension by the Togolese authorities, as usual, the media personnel in Togo are opposed to this umpteenth decision.