Newspaper editor arrested in Benin

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Reporters Without Borders (RSF) condemns the arbitrary arrest of Casimir Kpédjo, the editor of Beninese newspaper Nouvelle Economie, over a story about Benin’s debt. His arrest is indicative of a government desire to control the press, RSF said.
Police arrested Kpédjo at his Cotonou home on 18 April as a result of a complaint by economy and finance minister Romuald Wadagni about an article published the previous day cla

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