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News Websites Indicted over Land Grab Report

Categories: Sub-Saharan Africa, Western Europe, Cameroon, Cote d'Ivoire, France, Liberia, Sierra Leone, Breaking News, Citizen Media, Digital Activism, Economics & Business, Environment, Freedom of Speech, Governance, Law, Media & Journalism

News Websites Rue89 and Basta Mag are indicted [1][fr] following charges [2] by French investment and industrial holding group Bolloré [3] over a report in which they implicate Bolloré [4] [fr] in land grab activities [5] [fr] in Africa. The report lists the group's  activities in Côte d'Ivoire, Cameroon, Liberia and Sierra Leone. Politis [6], a weekly analysis website, reacted to the news on twitter :


Freedom of Press : Basta ! and Rue89 are indicted following charges by Bolloré Group : Our friends at Basta…

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