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Two Togolese journalists to be tried despite being in exile

The Togolese journalists Ferdinand Ayite and Isidore Kouwonou, respectively Director of Publication and Editor-in-Chief of the Togolese investigative newspaper L'ALTERNATIVE will be tried again on Thursday, May 11, 2023 at the Lomé Court of Appeal, we learn.

Amnesty International calls for a boycott of the arrest warrant against the convicted Togolese journalists

Amnesty International expressed this Friday its disagreement with the Togolese authorities following the sentencing of two journalists, Ferdinand Ayite and Isidore Kouwonou, to three years in prison with fines. The international non-governmental organization focused on human rights will therefore challenge the host countries of the media men forced into exile not to respect the arrest warrant issued against them

Togolese journalists Ayité and Kouwonou sentenced 36 months in prison

Togolese journalists Ferdinand Ayité and Isidore Kouwonou are tried by the Court of First Instance in Lomé this Wednesday, March 15, 2023 in the case between them and the public prosecutor. The media personalities will subsequently be sentenced by the courts.

The trial of Togolese journalists postponed to March 15

The trial of the three Togolese journalists Ferdinand Ayité and Isidore Kouwonou including Joël Egah, who died but also summoned, is finally postponed to March 15, 2023 following a request of the defendants' lawyer.

Togolese newspaper Liberté regains its freedom

The decision of the High Authority for Audiovisual and Communication (HAAC) suspending the Togolese newspaper Liberté for 3 months is canceled by the administrative chamber of the Supreme Court in a verdict Thursday after a hearing

Two Togolese newspapers again suspended

The High Authority for Audiovisual and Communication (HAAC) suspended two newspapers for three months of publication from this Thursday, February 2, 2023. A decision opposed by all the directors of publications.

A Togolese newspaper suspended with a heavy fine

The Togolese newspaper Liberté announces that it has been suspended again for three months, following the case of a young man shot dead on the road to Tabligbo last month.

RSF calls for lifting of juridical control of Togolese journalists

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

Togo-The two Togolese journalists locked up are on bail

Ferdinand Ayité and Joël Egah, the two Togolese journalists arrested since December 10, 2021, were released on Friday December 31. A Conditional freedom.

Togo-Judges uphold the indictment of journalist Isidore Kouwonou

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.
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