Nigeria—Military Raids Newspaper Offices, Arrests Journalists For Boko Haram Coverage

Al Jazeera | 01/08/2019

Nigerian security forces raided the offices of the Daily Trust newspaper over its coverage of the Boko Haram militant group, reports Al Jazeera (Qatar). On Sunday, a team of secret police, soldiers and civil defense paramilitaries stormed the newspaper’s offices in Maiduguri and Abuja, the Nigerian newspaper said. Security forces arrested a reporter and regional bureau chief in Maiduguri and seized laptops and mobile phones from all of the offices. The paper and the families of the...

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