On 4 January 2005, security men made up of the regular policemen and members of the anti-riot unit, deployed to maintain security at the emergency meeting of the National Executive Council of Nigeria's ruling People's Democratic Party (PDP) in Abuja brutalized 11 journalists who were at the party's secretariat to cover the meeting.

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Report Details

Report Type: Physical Attack
Location: FCT- Abuja
Victim: 11 journalists covering the meeting
Affiliation: Policemen Brutalise 11 Journalists At Political Meeting
Assailant: policemen and members of the anti-riot unit