23 July 1996


"La Voie" journalists Abou Drahamane Sangare, Emmanuel Kore and Freedom Neruda still detained

**Updates IFEX alerts dated 14 June, 12 and
4 January 1996; 22 December 1995**

Journalists Abou Drahamane Sangare, Emmanuel Kore and Freedom
Neruda, of the independent daily newspaper "La Voie", remain in
detention. They are now appealing to the Supreme Court.

Appeals To

His Excellency Henri Konan Bedie
La Presidence
Boulevard Clozel
Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire
Fax: +225 21 1425 (if fails, try +225 33 1425)

Minister of Communications
Ministry of Communications
Fax: +255 22 2297

His Excellency Faustin Kouame
Minister of Justice
Ministry of Justice
Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire
no fax number available

Please copy appeals to the originator if possible.

Recommended Action


Committee to Protect Journalists
330 7th Ave., 11th Floor
New York, NY 10001
info (@) cpj.org
Fax:+1 212 4659568
Côte d'Ivoire
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