No less than five journalists covering the minimum wage protest by Lagos State civil servants were on July 5 assaulted, beaten and battered. The protesting workers attacked Vanguard newspaper Labour Editor, Mrs Funmi Komolafe; Newswatch magazine’s deputy photo editor, Conrad Akwu; and a cameraman with Murhi International Television (MITv)http://www.mediarightsagenda.org/attjul00.html

Report Details

Report Type: Physical Attack
Location: Lagos
Victim: Mrs. Funmi Komolafe and five others
Affiliation: Lagos Workers Assault Journalists
Assailant: Lagos Workers