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General News of Thursday, 23 June 2005

Source: Joy

Police condemned for suspended demonstration

A human rights activist, Nana Oye Lithur, has condemned police directive for a group in Kumasi to indefinitely suspend its planned demonstration.

The Patriotic Citizens of Kumasi had planned to take to the streets to show their displeasure with government?s failure to fulfil its electoral promises.

The police ordered them to put the demonstration on hold claiming that it cannot guarantee the security of the protestors. Nana Oye Lithur says this directive is illegal.

She has advised the group to sue the police.