Investigative Journalist Anas Aremeyaw Anas of Tiger Eye P. I. is asking state specialists and different offices to guarantee that media work force who keep on accepting demise dangers are given prompt security.
He is additionally requesting equity for his partner writer who was abhorrently killed in the line of obligation.
Anas’ call comes in the wake of late grievances of dangers and assaults on certain writers in the nation.
He especially referenced, Manasseh Azure Awuni, Edward Adeti, Afia Pokuaah, Captain Smart, Abdul Hayi Moomen, David Tamakloe among others as certain people whose lives should be ensured by security offices.
In an assertion, the Tiger Eye P. I manager denounced the assaults depicting them as ” primitive and in reverse” adding that, ” it is something horrible to rehearse reporting under conditions, for example, these, and it is even hazardous when nothing is done, and the culprits will complete their dangers. ”
He has accordingly charged government, security powers, the Ghana Journalists Association (GJA) and the National Media Commission (NMC) to definitively test into the occurrence and guarantee that the culprits amused of their social class are captured made to confront the full afflictions of the law.
” Tiger Eye P. I approaches the public authority to censure these dangers and indiscreet expressions be it from an administrator, an administration authority or resistance bunches in the most grounded terms at this point. The security organisations should pro active research the wellsprings of death dangers and capture the crooks.
The security organizations ought not be seen or be utilized to propagate any such assaults or terrorizing. We appeal to the National Media Commission and Ghana Journalist Association to accomplish more, especially in drawing in ideological groups and columnists who seek after open interest reporting” , the assertion added.
While solidarizing with his influenced media associates, Anas likewise related the passing of his previous colleague, Ahmed Suale and kept up that never again should any writer be made to endure a particularly appalling encounter.
” The homicide of Ahmed Suale is still new on the psyches, everything being equal, and supporters in this nation. No columnist in the nation can endure the projectiles of their professional killers if at any point they become targets. ”
This is the full statement