Mozambique/June 14, 2019/Agency Reporter /No Comment/130 views /Mozambique Liberian reporter arrested at football official’s behest | Reporters without bordersshare on:FacebookTwitter Google +Pinterest Tumblr Linked InEmailSend to Email Address:Your NameYour Email AddressEmail check failed, please try againCancelPolice went to a stadium on 10 June to arrest D. Webster Cassell, a sports reporter for The Inquirer newspaper, in response to a complaint by LFA vice-president Wilmot Smith. RSF has learned that Smith’s complaint was prompted by an article by Cassell accusing him of attacking a referee. “This arrest violates the law on press freedom signed by Liberia’s president in February, which decriminalizes press offences,” said Assane Diagne, the director of RSF’s West Africa office. ALSO READ Sudan’s military council closes Al Jazeera’s Khartoum bureau | Reporters without bordersCassell was released thanks to the intervention of the local football league’s lawyer. Liberia is ranked 89th out of 180 countries in RSF’s 2019 World Press Freedom Index. Leave A Comment Below Related Tags:Mozambique share on: FacebookTwitter Google +Pinterest Tumblr Linked InEmailSend to Email Address:Your NameYour Email AddressEmail check failed, please try againCancel previous articleJune 12: How Tinubu, Yoruba leaders worked against MKO Abiola in 1993 – Sule Lamidonext articleQatar floors UAE in World CourtRelated PostsMozambique/June 27, 2019 /No Comment International freedom of expression organisations welcome crucial PACE resolution on the assassination of Daphne Caruana Galizia and rule of law in Malta | Reporters without bordersMozambique/June 26, 2019 /No Comment RSF’s calls for overhaul of Gabonese media’s “executioner” | Reporters without bordersMozambique: Nyusi Grants Posthumous Award to One of Founders of AIMMozambique: PM Calls for Quick Disbursement of Post-Cyclone AidMozambique: Mozambican Independence Is ‘Unquestionable’ – NyusiMozambique: Opposition Implosion Raises Spectre of Brutal PollsAfter being blocked for weeks, Egyptian news site says it will close | Reporters without bordersMozambique: High-Level SANDF Team Off to Mozambique to Probe Shooting That Left Two DeadTaliban threat to treat Afghan media as military targets | Reporters without bordersWhat journalists in France should do if questioned or investigated | Reporters without borders Leave a Response Cancel reply CommentName Email Sign me up for the newsletter! Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.