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Gabon: journalist intimidated
Repé Kabamba, a Congolese freelance journalist, was arrested last Thursday, 7 February, by members of Gabon government security organisation B2. He had been his way to interview the head of the Office of Ports and Harbours (OPRAG), in Libreville, about allegations of embezzlement. The B2 unit is run by the brother of the OPRAG director, […]
11 Feb 08

Repé Kabamba, a Congolese freelance journalist, was arrested last Thursday, 7 February, by members of Gabon government security organisation B2. He had been his way to interview the head of the Office of Ports and Harbours (OPRAG), in Libreville, about allegations of embezzlement. The B2 unit is run by the brother of the OPRAG director, Jean-Pierre Oyiba. Kabamba was released the next day, after having his house searched without a warrant and his residence permit, press card, diplomas and mobile phones confiscated.

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