Protest and resistance are innate components of the humankind’s being. Right next to the classic existential constants of death and taxes, protesting is firmly rooted. Apply a little pressure and people will push back – for better, worse or ugly consequences.
On June 6 and 7, 2018, Anas Aremeyaw Anas, publicly screened his much advertised 90-minute documentary, titled Number 12. The documentary was presented as a piece of journalistic investigative work. But knowing the methods used in procuring the contents of the documentary, can it be accepted as a journalistic piece of work? My answer is no.