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Ivorian Bloggers Under Arrest for Allegedly Interfering with Disaster Recovery While Trying to Help

Categories: Sub-Saharan Africa, Cote d'Ivoire, Breaking News, Citizen Media, Digital Activism, Disaster, Governance, Humanitarian Response, Media & Journalism

@diabyMohamed [1]: #drameplateau I have just been arrested by the police for our citizen action to provide helping hand to victims in cote d'ivoire…
with @cyriacgbogou [2] who spent the night [3] at the police crime unit of plateau

Humanitarian bloggers Mohamed Diaby and Cyriac Gbogou wrote on twitter that they were put under arrest on January 4th for allegedly interfering with disaster recovery and fraud attempt while trying to help organize support for the victims of the stampede on new year day in Abidjan [4], Côte d'Ivoire.