Publish What You Pay condemns the arrest of Marc Ona Essangui

Source: PWYP International
Date: 8 Jun 2022

Publish What You Pay condemns the arrest of Marc Ona Essangui and several other representatives of civil society by Gabonese police in Libreville, Gabon, this morning when they were gathering for a meeting of the « Forum des Indignés du Gabon».

Given this resurgence of attacks against the fundamental rights of civil society actors and members of Publish What You Pay in Gabon, the Africa Steering Committee of the Publish What You Pay campaign calls upon the Government of the Republic of Gabon for the immediate release without conditions of Marc Ona Essangui and all members of civil society arrested and detained at police headquarters in Libreville, and for the respect of freedom of expression and association of civil society.

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