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On 28 August 2022, Zotiakobanjinina Fanja Marcel Sento was arrested and detained in Antanimora-Antananarivo remand centre in Madagascar following a complaint by his company, E-TOILE SA. His trial was expedited, and he was found guilty and imprisoned after a court hearing on 31 August 2022.

Zotiakobanjinina Fanja Marcel Sento had been elected on 16 June 2022 to represent the workers of the textile company E-TOILE SA. As part of his trade union activities, he had published on his Facebook account the results of four meetings held with the management of the company that took place in June and July 2022. The company filed a complaint over these posts.

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